English Photographer, (20th century). Medium: black and white photograph. Date: 20th Century. John Travers Cornwell VC (1900-16), commonly known as Jack Cornwell or as Boy Cornwell, is remembered for his gallantry at the Battle of Jutland. At the age of only 16, he was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for his service on the HMS Chester. Provenance: Private Collection / Peter Newark Military Pictures.