Service Details
Name:
DAVIDS
Given Name:
JAN
Initials:
J
Service No:
M/15646
Rank:
Private
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Regiment:
Indian and Malay Corps, S.A. Forces
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Date of Death:
1942-10-14
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Date of Birth:
1920-01-17
Age:
22
Cause of Death:
Died in Accident, 11 perished in the accident. Whilst clearing mines and transporting them to 3 South African Field Coy. It appears that one of the land mines had not been defused correctly and exploded on the back of the truck detonating the other mines and killing the 9 on the back of the truck plus the driver and passenger in the cab
Additional
Information:
Son of Thomas and Frances Davids, of 6 Worcester Road, Claremont, Cape Town.
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
Coll. grave III. B. 22.

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