Service Details
Name:
WOODFORD
Given Name:
PATRICK ALBERT
Initials:
P A
Service No:
170633V
Rank:
Staff Sergeant
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Regiment:
South African Medical Corps
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Unit 2:
attd. First City/Cape Town Highlanders, S.A. Forces
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Date of Death:
1943-12-06
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Date of Birth:
1918-11-14
Age:
25
Cause of Death:
Accidentally killed, in the Middle East. He was killed during "Exercise Durban", when shells fell short during the firing of artillery concentrations on Thimeima Box. This exercise was in preparation for deployment in Italy
Additional
Information:
Son of Harry H. Woodford and Florence A. Woodford, of "Vectis", Pemrith Road, Wynberg, Cape Town, South Africa. Sibling of Terence, Harcourt and Monica.
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
HELIOPOLIS WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
5. Q. 5.

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