Service Details
Name:
JUST
Given Name:
REX HOWARD
Initials:
R H
Service No:
21968
Rank:
Lieutenant
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Regiment:
South African Corps of Signals
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Unit:
5 S.A. Sig. Coy.
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Unit 2:
attd. Imperial Light Horse/Kimberley Regiment, S.A.Forces
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Date of Death:
1942-07-13
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Date of Birth:
1917-06-11
Age:
25
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, at El Alamein. He was from the the Signal Platoon attached to ILH/KR and was in the Battle HQ pillbox when a bomb dropped by an enemy plane exploded nearby
Additional
Information:
Son of Howard Hope and Nita Gladys (nee Rex) Just, of "Lufra", Zuider Paarl, Cape Province. Husband of Elsje Emerentia Just, of 56 Retief Street, Potchefstroom, Transvaal. Born in Paarl Cape Province. A clerk for Shell South Africa.
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
IV. C. 17.

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