Service Details
Name:
WILLIAMS
Given Name:
DAVID JACOBUS
Initials:
D J
Service No:
11172
Rank:
Private
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Regiment:
Royal Natal Carbineers, S.A. Forces
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Unit:
1st
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Date of Death:
1942-07-11
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Date of Birth:
1922-10-11
Age:
19
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, during a diversionary attack on enemy positions near El Alamein. This was to cover an advance of troops from the 3 SA Bde. This was unsuccessful and all troops withdrew
Additional
Information:
Son of David Jacobus and Alice Dorothy Williams, of 175 Cathcart Road, Queenstown, Cape Province. Born in Fort Beaufort, Cape Province. A baker. He was unmarried and had 5 brothers and 2 sisters.
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
XXIII. H. 3.

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