Service Details
Name:
McCLUNG
Given Name:
GILBERT MURRAY
Initials:
G M
Service No:
232883V
Rank:
Private
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Regiment:
Royal Natal Carbineers, S.A. Forces
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Date of Death:
1944-06-30
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Date of Birth:
1924-02-01
Age:
20
Cause of Death:
Died of wounds, received 21st June, shrapnel wound to the head, during shelling in the vicinity of Cetona, Italy. WR/DLR and RNC had moved up and through the town, expecting an enemy counter attack. Casualties were from heavy shelling by artillery and enemy tanks situated near Sartiano
Additional
Information:
Son of Thomas Gilbert and Edith Maude McClung, of 39 Bemersyde Road, Berea, Durban. Born Durban. A student. He was unmarried and had 1 brother.
Commemoration
Country:
Italy
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Cemetery:
BOLSENA WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
II, F, 5.

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