Service Details
Name:
WYRLEY-BIRCH
Given Name:
HUMPHREY
Initials:
H
Service No:
9376
Rank:
Lance Corporal
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Regiment:
Die Middelandse Regiment, S.A. Forces
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Date of Death:
1944-01-28
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Date of Birth:
1901-09-13
Age:
42
Cause of Death:
Died of wounds, in hospital. On 28 January 1944 the United States Air Force bombed a POW train on a bridge near Allerona, Italy. It was carrying Allied servicemen from PG Camp 54, Fara in Sabina, to Germany
Additional
Information:
Husband of the late Helen Constance Wyrley-Birch (nee Noble), of "Krantzdraai", Bethulie District, Orange Free State. (She died 21 May 1943). Born in England. A farmer. He had 4 children.
Commemoration
Country:
Italy
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Cemetery:
BOLSENA WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
I, E, 1.

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