Service Details
Name:
LURIE
Given Name:
DAVID
Initials:
D
Service No:
312026
Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel
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Regiment:
South African Medical Corps
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Unit:
106 S. A. General Hospital
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Date of Death:
1942-06-17
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Date of Birth:
1899-07-09
Age:
42
Cause of Death:
Died in car accident
Additional
Information:
Educated at the University of Capetown, graduating M.A. with distinction and winning a Rhodes Scholarship to the University of Oxford, where he took the degrees of B.M., B.Ch.(Oxf) in 1926. In 1932 he obtained the F.R.C.S. and shortly afterwards returned to Johannesburg, where he became registrar and later assistant surgeon to the General Hospital. He entered the S.A.M.C. in 1941. He was a member of the B.M.A. A surgeon and a Rhodes Scholar. ***Jewish
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
TEL EL KEBIR WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
3. B. 9.

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