Terry Denham Posted 10 October , 2013 Share Posted 10 October , 2013 CWGC added the following casualties to its database today. HAMILTON, Edward Thomas Ernest Major South African Medical Corps Died 08.03.15 Commemorated: Africa Book of Remembrance HERVEL, Klass Dvr 120 South African Field Artillery Died 09.09.16 Commemorated: Africa Book of Remembrance JULIUS, Benjamin Pte 520 South African Field Artillery Died 30.09.16 Commemorated: Africa Book of Remembrance LEVY, J.R. Pte 517 South African Medical Corps Died 10.02.18 Commemoration: South African Book of Remembrance LOUW, Ben 3258 Cape Corps Died 25.07.17 Commemorated: Africa Book of Remembrance MURUGASAN, Madray Bearer 411 South African Indian Bearer Corps Died 27.04.17 Commemorated: Africa Book of Remembrance NOT FORGOTTEN The above were In From the Cold Project cases put forward on behalf of the South African War Graves Project (Volunteer : Terry Cawood) - Major Hamilton died of illness - Pte Levy drowned in the Klip River - Dvr Hervel died of malaria in East Africa - Pte Julius died of malaria in East Africa - Pte Louw was declared missing presumed dead in East Africa - Bearer Murugasan died of blackwater fever The Africa Book or Remembrance is the new temporary commemoration place for casualties who died in Africa but outside South Africa or Namibia. Eventually a decision will be made on a permanent memorial to these men. Those that died in South Africa or Namibia will continue to be commemorated in the South African Book of Remembrance until their grave sites are inspected (where known) or a permanent memorial is erected in South Africa. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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