Service Details
Name:
WHITTAKER
Given Name:
HERBERT ARTHUR
Initials:
H A
Service No:
73213
Rank:
Lance Bombardier
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Regiment:
South African Artillery
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Unit:
1 Anti-Tank Regt.
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Date of Death:
1942-11-28
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Date of Death 2:
1942-11-29
Age:
41
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 Thomas J. and Wynne Whittaker; husband of Deborah Lilian Whittaker, of Durban, Natal, South Africa.
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Column 114.

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