Service Details
Name:
GARDNER
Given Name:
VERE
Initials:
V
Service No:
242989
Rank:
Private
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Regiment:
Natal Mounted Rifles, S.A. Forces
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Date of Death:
1944-01-28
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Date of Birth:
1919-03-08
Age:
24
Cause of Death:
Killed whilst a POW. On 28 January 1944 the United States Air Force bombed a POW train on a bridge near Allerona, Italy. It was carrying Allied servicemen from PG Camp 54, Fara in Sabina, to Germany
Additional
Information:
Son of Herbert and Mary Gardner, of "Calderwood Hall", Elandskop, Natal, South Africa. Born in Umbogintwini, Natal. A clerk by profession
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Column 120.

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