Service Details
Name:
BOWNESS
Given Name:
BRAIN GEORGE
Initials:
B G
Service No:
190233
Rank:
Sapper
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Regiment:
South African Engineer Corps
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Date of Death:
1942-11-28
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Date of Death 2:
1942-11-29
Age:
28
Cause of Death:
Lost at sea on S. S. Nova Scotia, torpedoed and sunk by U-177. En route from Aden to Durban, South Africa. Carrying 6 passengers, 11 military and naval personnel, 134 South African guards and 765 Italian civil internees
Additional
Information:
Son of Arthur James and Margaret Bowness, of Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa. Born Johannesburg. A reduction worker
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Column 139.

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