In Memory Of

BROWNE, GEORGE

Service Details
Age:
21
Date of Birth:
1920-10-25
Service No:
551
Rank:
Private
Unit:
1st
Regiment:
Royal Natal Carbineers, S.A. Forces
Date of Death:
1942-06-05
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, at Point 204. This little-known clash occurred in the Alem Hamza area of the Gazala Line. The single company involved suffered heavy casualties in a clash with Italian troops, six were killed.
Commemoration
Grave Reference:
5. E. 12.
Cemetery:
KNIGHTSBRIDGE WAR CEMETERY, ACROMA
Country:
Libya
Additional Information
Son of George and Magdalena S. Browne, of Princess Street, Ladysmith, Natal. Born in Ladysmith. A clerk.