Service Details
Name:
CLASSEN
Given Name:
ALFRED HENRY
Initials:
A H
Service No:
SR/598337V
Rank:
Trooper
Other Casualties of this Rank
Regiment:
Prince Alfred's Guard, S.A.Forces
Other Casualties from this Regiment
Unit 2:
attd. 6th South African Armd. Div.
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Former Regiment:
formerly Kimberley Regiment and Witswatersrand Rifles
Date of Death:
1944-04-18
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Date of Birth:
1921-12-01
Age:
22
Cause of Death:
Died in Military Vehicle Accident, when crushed by an overturned tank that was being prepared for transport to the Tel-el-Kebir Depot
Additional
Information:
Son of Lawrence James Classen and Johana Classen, of Plot 45, Rayemore, Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia. Born Cala, Cape Province. A miner. He was unmarried.
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
Other Casualties commemorated in Egypt
Cemetery:
HELIOPOLIS WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
6. R. 2.

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