Service Details
Name:
GALLOWAY
Given Name:
HEDWIG MATILDA
Initials:
H M
Rank:
Civilian
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Regiment:
Civilian War Dead
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Date of Death:
1942-10-29
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Age:
56
Cause of Death:
Torpedoed and sunk by U-575 (Guenther Heydemann) 700 miles NW of the Azores. Sailed from Cape Town on 8th October 1942 bound for Liverpool with 207 passengers and a cargo of 3000 tons of wool and bags of mail. The master, Captain Reginald William Tate, 148 crew, 18 gunners and 173 passengers were lost.
Additional
Information:
Daughter of the late Carl Emil and Emilie Franz; widow of William Sharp Galloway. Of 51 St. George's Road, East London, South Africa.
Commemoration
Country:
Lost at Sea
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Cemetery:
M.V. "ABOSSO"
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