Service Details
Name:
IRVING
Given Name:
WILLIAM LEWIS
Initials:
W L
Service No:
6129
Rank:
Private
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Regiment:
Natal Mounted Rifles, S.A. Forces
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Unit:
1st
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Date of Death:
1942-10-16
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Date of Birth:
1908-06-19
Age:
34
Cause of Death:
Died of accidental injuries, suffered shrapnel wounds to his hand, chest and abdomen when a 20mm shell he was handling, possibly negligently, exploded. He was injured on the 15th October but died in hospital the next day
Additional
Information:
Son of Rev. W. H. Irving, of Charnwood, Davenport Road, Durban. Born in Vryheid, Natal. A farmer by profession. On Kearsney College Roll of Honour
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
XXIII. H. 17.

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