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There are 2 pages in our library tagged HMS Exeter These include information on officers service records, letters, diaries, personal accounts and information about actions during the Second World War.
Cpl. Herbert William Jagger HMS Exeter (d.8th May 1945)Herbert Jagger died age 41 whilst serving with the Royal Marines. Born in 1902 in South Shields, native of Jarrow, he was the son of Edwin and Eliza Jagger (nee Farrow) of Harpenden Hertfordshire and husband of Lilian Mary Jagger (nee Moylan) of Stonehouse Plymouth. His younger brother Norman was also one of the fallen
Herbert is buried in Ambon War Cemetery and is commemorated on the WW2 Roll of Honour Plaque in the entrance of Jarrow Town Hall.Vin Mullen
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