“Rear Admiral Edward Bingham VC OBE, son of Lord Clanmorris, was born in Bangor and served in the Royal Navy during the First World War. He was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions in engaging the German fleet during the battle of Jutland. The Bingham family name adorns various settings in the town where he is remembered with pride. Read Admiral Bingham’s Victoria Cross was purchased by north down borough council and is on display at the North Down Museum.” Born 26th July 1881, died 24th Sept. 1939.
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