Herbert Higgs AB: Jutland, the Somme of the Sea.

Posted: November 27, 2014 in Sailors, War Memorials, WWI

Herbert Thomas Higgs, in the Walsall Observer, 17 June 1916

Herbert Thomas Higgs, in the Walsall Observer, 17 June 1916


Herbie Higgs turned out to be our only fallen sailor and the search for this man took me from Oldbury to Aldridge, then to Castleford (Yorkshire), then to Heath End (North Walsall) and finally to Great Wyrley. The story would take in not only his attestation to serve, but also that of a father that would outlive all of his natural children – a fate no parent deserves… https://wyrleyblog.wordpress.com/wyrley-landywood/great-wyrleys-fallen-wwi/herbert-higgs-ab-jutland-the-somme-of-the-sea/

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