CHILD, Alfred Robert

Rank: 
Bombardier
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Artillery
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
915218
Died : 
Tuesday, January 20, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
25
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 

Bdr Child formerly 7 Commando, was killed at sea whilst attached to the SBS.

There is a forum message relating to this which states "HMS Triumph (a submarine) was lost somewhere in the Aegean Sea in January 1942. No-one knows her position. She went down with all hands onboard including 2 Commando's, Corporals Clive Severn & Alfred Child. Both are listed as serving with 1 SBS." The official forms are also posted there and state "Presumed killed in action." 

View the forum message: Corporals Clive Severn and Alfred Child - HMS Triumph (N18).


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