Service Details
Name:
PLATT
Given Name:
CLIFFORD
Initials:
C
Service No:
6668
Rank:
Private
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Regiment:
Royal Durban Light Infantry, S.A. Forces
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Date of Death:
1943-12-08
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Age:
32
Cause of Death:
Died as a POW, whilst being loaded onto railway wagons to be transported to Germany, the rail yards at Aquila were bombed by USAF B-25 bombers. About 200 POWs were killed, all who were trapped in locked cattle cars.
Additional
Information:
Son of James and Alice Platt, of Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia. Attended Glenwood High School, Durban
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Column 123.

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