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James Hiddleston

Biography of James Hiddleston

Lieutenant James Hiddleston was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and studied at the University, graduating BSc in 1940. He joined the Royal Navy and served aboard the cruiser HMS Curacao.

Hiddleston was killed on 2 October 1942 when his ship was in collision with RMS Queen Mary and Curacao sank with the loss of 338 lives.


James Hiddleston
Born 30 August 1915, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.
Died 2 October 1942.
University Link: Graduate
GU Degree: BSc, 1940;
Father's Details: John Hiddleston; Woollen Merchant
War Service: Lieutenant (E), Royal Navy
Grave / Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, England
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 18th Jan 2008

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