Service Details
Name:
EALES
Given Name:
EDWIN ARTHUR
Initials:
E A
Service No:
53282
Rank:
Gunner
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Regiment:
South African Artillery
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Unit:
3 Field Regt.
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Date of Death:
1942-11-28
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Date of Death 2:
1942-11-29
Age:
21
Cause of Death:
Lost at sea on S. S. Nova Scotia, torpedoed and sunk by U-177. En route from Aden to Durban, South Africa. Carrying 6 passengers, 11 military and naval personnel, 134 South African guards and 765 Italian civil internees
Additional
Information:
Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Eales, of Durban, Natal, South Africa.
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Column 115.

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