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Biggs, Alexander Ernest

Biographical

Surname(s)Biggs
First name(s)Alexander Ernest
Date of birth24 December 1919
Place of birthWest Ham Registration District
Family detailsSon of Albert James and Rhoda Emily Briggs
Previous educationRoyal Masonic School
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Dates at college1938
Dept / courseFaculty of Laws
Military unitRoyal Navy
Service numberP/JX 209756
War / conflictWorld War Two (1939-1945)
Date of death03/08/1944
Age at death24
Rank at deathSignalman
Cause of deathKilled on active service. H.M.S. Quorn
Commemoration(s)King’ s College Chapel; Portsmouth Naval Memorial
NotesShip commissioned Sept 1940.It was on patrol of the British invasion beaches when there was a heavy attack by German E-Boats and sunk -130 people lost their lives.
SourcesKing’ s College London Archives, Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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