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Egan, Charles Hamilton

Egan – In June 1940, missing, presumed killed in action in H.M.S. Glorious, Surgeon Cmdr. Charles Hamilton Egan, Royal Navy. Dearly loved only son of Mrs. Egan of Park Gate Mansions, Port Elizabeth, S. Africa, aged 35. The Times 26 June 1940

Biographical

Surname(s)Egan
First name(s)Charles Hamilton
Date of birth11.04.1905
Family detailsSon of Edward Hamilton Egan and Hulda Egan, of Port Elizabeth, Cape Province, South Africa. In 1924 he gave his guardian as Colonel Michael H. Egan, Lower Ward, Windsor Castle
Previous educationRhodes University College
CollegeGuy's Hospital
Dates at college1924 - 1927
Dept / courseConjoint (2nd year)
QualificationsB.Sc. (Cape); M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P.Lond. 1927
Military unitRoyal Navy, H.M.S. Glorious
War / conflictWorld War Two (1939-1945)
Date of death08 June 1940
Rank at deathCommander Surgeon
Cause of deathLost at sea
Commemoration(s)Guy’ s War Memorial; Plymouth Naval Memorial
SourcesGuy’ s Hospital Medical School Records, King’ s College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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