Williams, Jack, b. 1925, naval historian

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Williams, Jack, b. 1925, naval historian

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b. 1925


After volunteering for service in the Royal Navy in 1942, aged 17, Jack Williams served on the HMS Raleigh before being drafted to the Fleet Minesweeper HMS Spanker. Since retiring in 1983, he has occupied his time as a naval historian. He is the founder of the Algerines Association.


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ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).


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Created by Carol Stewart, July 2017.




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