In Memory Of

LURIE, DAVID

Service Details
Age:
42
Date of Birth:
1899-07-09
Service No:
312026
Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel
Unit:
106 S. A. General Hospital
Regiment:
South African Medical Corps
Date of Death:
1942-06-17
Cause of Death:
Died in car accident
Commemoration
Grave Reference:
3. B. 9.
Cemetery:
TEL EL KEBIR WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY
Country:
Egypt
Additional Information
Educated at the University of Capetown, graduating M.A. with distinction and winning a Rhodes Scholarship to the University of Oxford, where he took the degrees of B.M., B.Ch.(Oxf) in 1926. In 1932 he obtained the F.R.C.S. and shortly afterwards returned to Johannesburg, where he became registrar and later assistant surgeon to the General Hospital. He entered the S.A.M.C. in 1941. He was a member of the B.M.A. A surgeon and a Rhodes Scholar. ***Jewish