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Passchendaele 100: Denis was 19 when he died in WW1 battle

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Teenage hero Denis Hewitt was awarded the Victoria Cross after giving his life leading his men during World War One.The 19-year-old, from Winchester, Hampshire, died in the Battle of Passchendaele in Belgium 100 years ago which claimed the lives of about 325,000 Allied troops and 260,000 Germans.
Source: BBC Hampshire