Service Details
Name:
BECKWITH
Given Name:
ROBERT EMMERSON
Initials:
R E
Service No:
14755
Rank:
Lance Corporal
Other Casualties of this Rank
Regiment:
Cape Town Highlanders, S.A. Forces
Other Casualties from this Regiment
Date of Death:
1942-10-24
Other Casualties on this Date
Date of Birth:
1922-12-18
Age:
19
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, in the vicinity of El Makh Khad during the opening stages of the advance and attack at El Alamein
Decorations:
Mentioned in Despatches
Citations:
LG Sup 24 June 1943 pg. 2868
Additional
Information:
Son of Barbara Beckwith, of Homeleigh Miller Street, Claremont, Cape Town. Born in Cape Town. A clerk. He was unmarried. Former Scout in 2nd Plumstead Group, Cape Peninsular. Commemoration stone in Cape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
Other Casualties commemorated in Egypt
Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
Other Casualties commemorated in this Cemetery
Grave Reference:
Column 125.

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