From Battle of Jutland Crew Lists Project
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724 November 2014 55 Navy News
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Highest honour for ten Royals MAJ FRANCIS J W HARVEY RMLI (Posthumous): The Battle of Jutland, May 31 1916. Mortally wounded, he ordered the flooding of his turret’s magazines, thereby saving his ship, the battlecruiser HMS Lion. His dying act is thought to have saved more than 1,000 lives.