Service Details
Name:
WHITECROSS
Given Name:
BARTLETT WALLACE
Initials:
B W
Service No:
136642
Rank:
Private
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Regiment:
Royal Natal Carbineers, S.A. Forces
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Unit:
1st
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Former Regiment:
formerly First City/Cape Town Highlanders, S.A. Forces
Date of Death:
1942-07-27
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Date of Birth:
1921-06-25
Age:
21
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, in an operation in the vicinity of El Alamein. The Regiment had been tasked to lift an enemy minefield to create a gap for 69 Bde and an Armoured Bde to pass through. Casualties were inflicted by severe MG fire and artillery bombardment
Additional
Information:
Son of Bartlett Bonniman Whitecross, of Fort Beaufort and Mabel Iris van der Vyver (formerly Whitecross), of Garcia Street, Cambridge, East London. Born in Pretoria. A baker.
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
IV. H. 27.

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