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Two men with five names: The Curious Case of Cornelius Costello


The image of the headstone below, which is in Dover (St James's) Cemetery, is perhaps not terribly unusual. It names an unknown sailor of HMS Glatton and another sailor - Cornelius Costello who 'served as' a stoker on HMS Glatton. The headstone is somewhat odd in that it does not give the name that Costello served under - this is revealed by his en…

ONLINE: Sir Douglas Haig and the Royal Navy with Clive Harris


The presentation will be live and online.   Clive Harris will tell the story how Britain’s two military arms went from independent thinkers to close co-operating partners in the Great War. Britain’s position as a maritime power during the Great War is well documented. But as her land forces grew significantly and the Western Front became the key …