COGGINS, Ernest Dennis

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
3 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
5955773
P.O.W. number: 
26476
Born: 
Monday, October 18, 1915
Birthplace: 
Bristol
Died: 
2003
Place died: 
Bristol
Private Ernest Dennis Coggins was reported missing on 19 August 1942 during operations at Dieppe France, later found to be a prisoner of war. Post war member of the Commando Association from Bristol. 
 
Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/52.
Prisoners of War  / National Archives file WO392/1.
German Record Cards of British POWs / National Archives file WO416/71/173.
Commando Association Lost Legions List 3 (rank shown as Lance Corporal).
Births registered in Bristol in 2015.
Death Registers for Bristol 2003.
 

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