It is with great regret that The Real Great Escape must report that
Alfie Fripp, the last of the 39ers, has passed away.

He died peacefully on the morning of Thursday 3 January 2013 surrounded by his family.
We pass on our sincere condolences to the family at this difficult time.

Alfie Fripp

Alfie Fripp 1913-2013

13 June 1913 – 3 January 2013

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