Service Details
Name:
AURET
Given Name:
CECIL NOEL
Initials:
C N
Service No:
26160
Rank:
Private
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Regiment:
Royal Natal Carbineers, S.A. Forces
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Unit:
1st
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Former Regiment:
formerly 8 Field Bty., South African Artillery
Date of Death:
1942-06-05
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Date of Birth:
1915-12-22
Age:
26
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, at Point 204. This little-known clash occurred in the Alem Hamza area of the Gazala Line. The single company involved suffered heavy casualties in a clash with Italian troops, six were killed.
Additional
Information:
Son of Henry Hugo Auret and Martha Elizabeth Auret (nee Marais). Husband of Mrs. A. G. Auret, all of Jones Avenue, Brakpan, Transvaal. Born Shamva, Southern Rhodesia. Employed as a Reduction Worker. Educated Rand Collieries School; General Botha Cadet Draft 1930-1. Cecil Noel Auret joined the Hogarth Line in 1932. On Mossel Bay War Memorial, Western Cape.
Commemoration
Country:
Libya
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Cemetery:
KNIGHTSBRIDGE WAR CEMETERY, ACROMA
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Grave Reference:
5. E. 11.

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