|Memorial .||Taranto Town Cemetery Extension||IV. G. 5.|
Awards & Titles:
William WIGGINS was an Officers Chief Steward on board HMS Queen. It seems he died of natural causes. The 1921 Roll of Honour lists his rank as 'Messman'
Family :Husband of Mary E. Wiggins, of 79, Drayton Rd., Portsmouth.
Unit : HMS Queen
Action : Naval Campaign
Naval Campaign is defined as to include all sea operations that do not fall within specific naval battles such as Jutland, Coronel, Falklands etc. This includes all Merchant Navy losses.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Prince Edward of Saxe Weimar No. 1903 E.C.||Hampshire & IOW|
21st March 1911
Came from "Victa Const" Lodge No 21 and was joined to Prince Edward of Saxe-Wiemar Lodge No. 1903 on the 21st March 1911
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Book : 1921 - Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918 - Oxford University Press
- Document : 1933 - Masonic Roll of Honour - Freemasons' Hall Vestibule - United Grand Lodge of England