BRIGGS, George William

Rank: 
WO2 Staff Sergeant Major
Unit/Base: 
3 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Armoured Corps
Service: 
Army
Number: 
7887844
Died : 
Monday, August 26, 1946
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
31
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Warrant Officer 2 (SSM) George Briggs died in the UK of wounds received at Normandy, France [1][1a][1b].

19 August 1942 (Lance Sergeant) wounded during operations at Dieppe, France [2].

Sources
[1] CWGC
[1a] Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/77
[1b] ROH in Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig Durnford-Slater.
[2] Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/49.
 
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