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NPG 2277 in 360°

Albert Ball was killed in action over enemy territory on 7 May 1917 'fighting gloriously' as the inscription proclaims on the public monument in Nottingham for which this is the model.

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Albert Ball
by Henry Poole
bronze statuette, 1920s
NPG 2277
Photographs © National Portrait Gallery, London