Cromarty Archive

Able Seaman Daniel Bigley

Able Seaman Daniel Bigley

Date Added: 19 September 2009 Contributor: Unknown Year: 2009 Picture No: 2492

This is Able Seaman Daniel Bigley who was born in Jarrow in 1892, the son of John Henry Bigley and Maria Bigley (nee Ray).
He lost his life in 1915 when HMS Natal blew up. Daniel was originally in the Durham Light Infantry and in 1915 transferred to the Royal Navy. a decision which would end up costing him his life.

Albums: The Sea

Groups: The Natal - Warship destroyed by an explosion off Cromarty during WW1

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I contributed this photo. He was my Great Great Uncle. Comment left on 19 October 2018 at 13:22 by Aaron Cowen
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