Lost in an aircraft accident
Alfred lost his life in an aircraft accident in August 1945
(Use of photograph courtesy of his sister-in-law Mrs Mary Hodgson)
Leading Aircraftman Alfred Higgin, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, lost his life as the result of an accident on Tuesday 28 August 1945, when he was 28 years old. He was the son of Mrs Margaret Higgin and the late Mr Thomas Higgin of Moor Row, Cumberland, and the husband of Mrs Mona Lister Higgin (née Gillbanks) of Ennerdale Road, Cleator Moor.
Alfred Higgin is remembered in the Cleator Moor Roll of Honour and on War Memorial in his home village of Moor Row, a village about 2 miles from Cleator Moor.
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