In Memory Of

BENDALL, ALFRED

Service Details
Age:
24
Date of Birth:
1918-04-08
Service No:
144816
Rank:
Private
Unit:
1st
Regiment:
Royal Natal Carbineers, S.A. Forces
Date of Death:
1942-11-28
Date of Death 2:
1942-11-29
Cause of Death:
Lost at sea on S. S. Nova Scotia, torpedoed and sunk by U-177. En route from Aden to Durban, South Africa. Carrying 6 passengers, 11 military and naval personnel, 134 South African guards and 765 Italian civil internees
Commemoration
Grave Reference:
Column 118.
Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
Country:
Egypt
Additional Information
Son of Henry and Elizabeth Bendall, of Townlands, Harrismith, Orange Free State. Born Harrismith. A general hand in the Nestle's Sweet Factory.