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Jan 26, 2015

Newport family's double sub loss


Rugby player John Wallace Linton, son of a Newport architect, was awarded the Victoria Cross for his submarine heroics in the Second World War. His son William went ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

to Buckingham Palace to collect the medal. Seven years later, William also died in a submarine accident. For more details, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes in the windows of The John Wallace Linton pub in Cambrian Road, Newport. Or click here