Service Details
Name:
TOMLINSON
Given Name:
REGINALD CAMPBELL
Initials:
R C
Service No:
215V
Trade:
Company Commander
Rank:
Major
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Regiment:
Royal Natal Carbineers, S.A. Forces
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Unit 2:
"B" Coy.
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Date of Death:
1944-10-24
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Date of Birth:
1914-06-05
Age:
30
Cause of Death:
Died of wounds, received in action in the vicinity of Salvaro, near Monte Pezza, Italy. He received severe shrapnel wounds to his legs, requiring a double amputation. He did not survive the operation
Decorations:
M C, Mentioned in Despatches
Citations:
MC LG Sup 16 April 1942 pg. 1694, MID LG Sup 15 September 1942 pg. 5448
Additional
Information:
Son of Major Reginald and Ellen Tomlinson, of P.O. Box 271, Pietermaritzburg. Born Pietermaritzburg. A farmer near Rosetta, Natal. His brother also died in service.
Commemoration
Country:
Italy
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Cemetery:
CASTIGLIONE SOUTH AFRICAN CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
I, A, 25.

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