HMS Indefatigable (1909) - Sailors lied about their age

One in three Royal Navy sailors was underaged in WW1

THEY lied about their age to serve King and Country and many paid the ultimate price. A review of historical records has revealed that as many as one in three servicemen in the Royal Navy was underage during the First World War. While the legal age for combat was 18, young men such as Leading …

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