Service Details
Name:
BOWEN
Given Name:
ROBERT DUNCAN
Initials:
R D
Service No:
26857
Rank:
Private
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Regiment:
Transvaal Scottish, S.A. Forces
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Unit:
1st Bn.
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Date of Death:
1941-11-24
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Date of Birth:
1920-04-29
Age:
21
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, at Sidi Rezegh, Libya
Additional
Information:
Son of Arthur B. and Susan M. R. Bowen, of Kimberley, Cape Province, South Africa. b. 29 April 1920. He joined the Transvaal Scottish on 1 July 1939, aged 19 years. He served with them in East Africa and Abyssinia and was killed in action on 24 November 1941 at the Battle of Sidi Rezegh whilst on detached duty. He was a member of the ack-ack section of the 1st Transvaal Scottish. His watch was taken from his body and returned to his mother, it was inscribed, 'To Duncan from Dorothy, 29.4.41'
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Column 127.

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