Service Details
Name:
NEL
Given Name:
DANIEL ANDRIES
Initials:
D A
Service No:
243388
Rank:
Private
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Regiment:
Imperial Light Horse, S.A. Forces
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Unit:
1st Bn.
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Date of Death:
1942-06-07
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Date of Birth:
1912-03-21
Age:
30
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, in a Composite Coy attack on positions to the front which began at 0400. However, heavy enemy fire and mounting casualties resulted in the Coy being withdrawn under a smoke screen supplied by the Artillery. The Regiment was holding positions at Gazala, at the time
Additional
Information:
Brother of Miss Adriana Nel, c/o the Johannesburg Hospital. Born in Christiana, Transvaal. A labourer. He was unmarried.
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Column 121.

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