Service Details
Name:
LE FEVRE
Given Name:
RAOUL ALEXANDER
Initials:
R A
Service No:
90361
Rank:
Gunner
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Regiment:
South African Artillery
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Unit:
2 Anti-Tank Regt.
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Date of Death:
1943-12-08
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Date of Birth:
1915-01-22
Age:
28
Cause of Death:
Died as a POW, whilst being loaded onto railway wagons to be transported to Germany, the rail yards at Aquila were bombed by USAF B-25 bombers. About 200 POWs were killed, all who were trapped in locked cattle cars.
Additional
Information:
Son of Gabriel Alexandre and Sadie Reid Le Fevre, of Durban, Natal, South Africa. POW, captured at Sidi Rezegh. Attended Glenwood High School, Durban. His father died in service in WW1
Commemoration
Country:
Italy
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Cemetery:
ANCONA WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
III. F. 4.

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