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Pic: Woolley&Wallis/BNPS<br />
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A lump of German shell that killed a heroic Royal Navy Captain in the First World War has emerged for sale as a grisly relic.<br />
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The 4ins piece of heavy steel hit Lieutenant Commander Arthur 'Jerry' Onslow at the infamous Battle of Jutland in 1916.<br />
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The bridge of Onslaught took a direct hit, mortally wounding Lt Cmdr Onslow.<br />
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Midshipman Reginald Arnot recovered the 18oz shell fragment from the back of his commander. It is now being sold by auctioneers Woolley and Wallis.