Service Details
Name:
WEBB
Given Name:
LAWRENCE GUARD
Initials:
L G
Service No:
12579
Rank:
Corporal
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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:
39
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 William and Ethel Elizabeth Webb, of Grahamstown. Husband of Dora Emma Webb, of Port Elizabeth. Born Albany. Educated at St. Andrew's College, Grahamstown. On Grahamstown Cathedral Parish Church memorial.
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Column 139.

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