St John, Maesbrook, Shropshire
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The Church of St John at Maesbrook was built by the late Misses Croxon to the memory of their brother, Richard John Croxon.
Hector Forbes Maclean was killed in action at Kronstadt Harbour, Russia, on August 18,1919. Eight British torpedo boats broke into “the strongest naval fortress in the world”, and succeeded in sinking two battleships, the Petropavlovsk and Andrei Pervozvannyi, a large depot ship and a destroyer, for the loss of three torpedo boats with six officers and nine ratings killed, and three officers and six ratings captured.
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