Service Details
Name:
CROOKES
Given Name:
FRANK LESLIE
Initials:
F L
Service No:
73000
Rank:
Private
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Regiment:
Natal Mounted Rifles, S.A. Forces
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Unit:
1st
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Date of Death:
1942-10-13
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Date of Birth:
1918-07-09
Age:
24
Cause of Death:
Died of wounds, received near El Alamein, wounded by machine gun fire, bullet wound in the abdomen, on the 8th October, but failed to recover
Additional
Information:
Son of Frank Leonard and Mary Crookes, of Selby Street, Scottburgh, Durban, Natal, South Africa. Born Ladysmith, Natal. A miner by profession *** Headstone initials incorrect***
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
XXIII. H. 19.

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