Instrument of Jutland Marine goes on display

TALES of a Royal Marine bandsman who fought at the Battle of Jutland are to be revealed.

Thursday, 8th December 2016, 5:51 pm
Updated Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 1:55 pm
The items from Frederick Palfreman, who fought at the Battle of Jutland

Bandsman Frederick Charles Palfreman, his medals, a photo, newspaper clipping and piece of the trombone he played in the battle 100 years ago are now on display at 36 Hours: Jutland 1916, The Battle That Won The War, at Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard.

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Son David Palfreman donated the items and said: ‘My father never spoke in any detail about his experience at Jutland except to say the noise and fires were indescribable.’