In Memory Of

EMSLIE, SAMUEL

Service Details
Age:
61
Date of Birth:
-0001-11-30
Rank:
Lieutenant
Unit:
5th Bn.
Unit 2:
"C" Coy.
Regiment:
South African Native Labour Corps
Date of Death:
1917-02-21
Cause of Death:
Drowned at sea (from H.T. "Mendi")
Commemoration
Grave Reference:
Panel 3.
Cemetery:
HOLLYBROOK MEMORIAL, SOUTHAMPTON
Localitly:
Hampshire
Country:
United Kingdom
Additional Information
Father of Alan J. Emslie, of Cape Town. Was reported that he gave up a spot on a lifeboat because there wasn't enough room for the blacks.