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Edward Briggs Hyde

Merchant Navy. British

Born  5 Apr 1927Cullercoats
Died  16 Nov 1942(15)Freetown


6 Jul 1943King's Commendation (C) (posthumous)

Roster information listed for Edward Briggs Hyde

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
PetertonSteam merchantApprentice17 Sep 1942 (+)U-109 (1)

Personal information

He survived the sinking of Peterton and 49 days in a open lifeboat, but died of bronchial pneumonia in a hospital at Freetown after being rescued and was buried there.

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