Service Details
Name:
WREY-WATHEN
Given Name:
ARTHUR JOHN
Initials:
A J
Service No:
SR/598205V
Rank:
Lieutenant
Other Casualties of this Rank
Regiment:
Prince Alfred's Guard, S.A.Forces
Other Casualties from this Regiment
Date of Death:
1944-06-24
Other Casualties on this Date
Date of Birth:
1915-03-14
Age:
29
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, during a Nebelwerfer barrage on B Squadron positions, at Chiusi. He had joined the Squadronn only that morning and was busy climbing on to the tank of the Squadron Rear Link to receive orders when the Nebelwerfers were heard approaching. He jumped into the co-drivers compartment but was unable to close the hatch in time when the round struck the tank near the lap gun, killing him and wounding 3 others
Additional
Information:
Son of Mrs. E. Wrey-Wathen, of 15, 15th Avenue, Bulawayo. On St. George's College War Memorial, Harare, Southern Rhodesia
Commemoration
Country:
Italy
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Cemetery:
BOLSENA WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
II, B, 11.

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