Capt W. E. Johns
(1893-1968)

Died aged c. 75

William Earl Johns (5 February 1893 – 21 June 1968) was an English pilot and writer of adventure stories, usually written under the pen name Captain W. E. Johns. He is best remembered as the creator of the ace pilot and adventurer Biggles.

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Capt. W. E. Johns 1893 – 1968, author and creator of Biggles, lived here c.1900 – 1912.

41 Cowbridge, Hertford, United Kingdom where they lived (1900-1912)