Service Details
Name:
LOGIE
Given Name:
ERIC LANGLEY
Initials:
E L
Service No:
185721
Rank:
Private
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Regiment:
South African Reserve Mechanical Transport
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Unit:
1st
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Date of Death:
1940-12-16
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Age:
31
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, at the Italian border post of El Wak, on the northern Kenyan frontier with Italian Somaliland. While advancing on El Buro Hachi, a group of huts within a thorn zariba, had to cross a clearing about half a mile wide under fairly hot enemy fire.
Additional
Information:
Son of Ronald J. Logie and Agnes E. Logie; husband of Iris V. Logie, of Coombs, Cape Province, South Africa. On Grahamstown Cathedral Parish Church memorial.
Commemoration
Country:
Kenya
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Cemetery:
NAIROBI WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
2. H. 20.

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