Roll of honour

Roll of honour

Roll of honour

A redundant Blackpool tram in Havant goods yard between 1964 and 1966.  Picture: Barry Cox Collection

A streetcar named Hayling Billy would have run on saved line

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In this week’s list of Portsmouth men who died in the First World War we see Charles Harry Witt.

He was an Engine Room Artificer 4th Class and lived at 11, Bramble Road, Southsea, with his parents George and Lottie Witt.

Their 23-year-old son was killed when the destroyer HMS Lynx hit a mine on August 9, 1915. She went down with her captain and 73 other members of the company.

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