alamein memorial

alamein memorial
Gubbins SOE
By Peter Wilkinson, Joan Bright Astley
Alamein Memorial
The ALAMEIN MEMORIAL forms the entrance to Alamein War Cemetery. The Land Forces panels commemorate more than 8,500 soldiers of the Commonwealth who died in the campaigns in Egypt and Libya, and in the operations of the Eighth Army in Tunisia up to 19 February 1943, who have no known grave.
LOCATIONEl Alamein, Maṭrūḥ, Egypt Show Map
MEMORIALS11,781 added (2% photographed)
CEMETERY ID2168923
  1. RAF SPECIAL DUTIES Myers, Edmond Frank

    SURNAME Myers FORENAME Edmond Frank UNIT 148 Squadron (R.A.F.V.R.) RANK Flying Officer NUMBER 128612 DATE OF DEATH 20th October 1943 AGE 30 GRAVESITE Alamein Memorial,Egypt Column 268 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 19.2.1913 Brentford,Middlesex son of Victor and Beatrice...
  2. RAF SPECIAL DUTIES Hunter, Francis Jack

    SURNAME Hunter FORENAME Francis Jack UNIT 148 Squadron (R.N.Z.A.F.) RANK Flying Officer NUMBER 413074 DATE OF DEATH 20th October 1943 AGE 25 GRAVESITE Alamein Memorial,Egypt Column 277 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION son of Hugh and Edith Elsie...
  3. RAF SPECIAL DUTIES Krcha, Viktor

    SURNAME Krcha FORENAME Viktor UNIT 138 Squadron (R.A.F.V.R.) RANK Flight Lieutenant NUMBER 87622 DATE OF DEATH 10th December 1942 AGE 28 GRAVESITE Alamein Memorial,Egypt Column 247 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from Czechoslovakia born 22.7.1914 Vienna,Austria navigator Halifax...
  4. RAF SPECIAL DUTIES Anderle, Leo Michael

    SURNAME Anderle FORENAME Leo Michael UNIT 138 Squadron (R.A.F.V.R.) RANK Flying Officer NUMBER 101525 DATE OF DEATH 10th December 1942 AGE GRAVESITE Alamein Memorial,Egypt Column 247 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from Czechoslovakia husband of G. Anderle award D.F.C. pilot...
  5. SAS Webster, James Walter

    SURNAME Webster FORENAME James Walter UNIT L Detachment SAS RANK Sergeant NUMBER 6012106 DATE OF DEATH 16th September 1942 AGE 23 GRAVESITE Alamein Memorial,Egypt Column 63 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit 1/4 Bn Essex Regiment born 25.10.1919, Illford, Essex son of...
  6. SAS Sque, Eustace Arthur Nicol

    SURNAME Sque FORENAME Eustace Arthur Nicol UNIT L Detachment SAS RANK Warrant Officer Second Class (Armament Quarter Master Sergeant) NUMBER 2087918 DATE OF DEATH 19th October 1942 AGE GRAVESITE Alamein Memorial,Egypt Column 83 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit 4 Base...
  7. SAS Sillett, Thomas John

    SURNAME Sillett FORENAME Thomas John UNIT 1 SAS (A Squadron) RANK Private NUMBER 5672780 DATE OF DEATH 31st October 1942 AGE 24 GRAVESITE Alamein Memorial,Egypt Column 58 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit 5 Bn Somerset Light Infantry born Somerset son of Thomas and...
  8. SAS Shorten, Raymond Herbert

    SURNAME Shorten FORENAME Raymond Herbert UNIT 1 SAS (A Squadron) RANK Lieutenant NUMBER 163658 DATE OF DEATH 19th October 1942 AGE 21 GRAVESITE Alamein Memorial,Egypt Column 86 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit General List born Egypt resided Egypt son of Alfred George...
  9. SAS Robson, John William Robert

    SURNAME Robson FORENAME John William Robert UNIT L Detachment SAS RANK Lance Bombardier NUMBER 886920 DATE OF DEATH 27th July 1942 AGE 21 GRAVESITE Alamein Memorial,Egypt Column 33 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Royal Artillery born Gateshead,Co.Durham resided...
  10. SAS Marlow, William

    SURNAME Marlow FORENAME William UNIT L Detachment SAS RANK Driver NUMBER T/119344 DATE OF DEATH 15th September 1942 AGE 28 GRAVESITE Alamein Memorial,Egypt Column 76 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Royal Army Service Corps born Carlisle,Cumberland resided...
  11. SAS McGonigal, Eoin Christopher

    SURNAME McGonigal FORENAME Eoin Christopher UNIT L Detachment SAS RANK Lieutenant NUMBER 97290 DATE OF DEATH 18th November 1941 AGE 20 GRAVESITE Alamein Memorial,Egypt Column 71 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Royal Ulster Rifles born Eire resided Belfast,Northern...
  12. SAS Keith, Douglas

    SURNAME Keith FORENAME Douglas UNIT L Detachment SAS RANK Private NUMBER 2882330 DATE OF DEATH 9th December 1941 AGE 22 GRAVESITE Alamein Memorial,Egypt Column 70 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Gordon Highlanders born Kincardineshire son of C. and Mrs...
  13. SAS Hildreth, Sidney J.

    SURNAME Hildreth FORENAME Sidney J. UNIT L Detachment SAS RANK Lance Corporal NUMBER 3657806 DATE OF DEATH 19th November 1941 AGE 25 GRAVESITE Alamein Memorial,Egypt Column 63 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit South Lancashire Regiment born 24.10.1916...
  14. SAS Haas, Petr

    SURNAME Haas FORENAME Petr UNIT Special Interrogation Group attached L Detachment SAS RANK Corporal NUMBER PAL/15500 DATE OF DEATH 13th June 1942 AGE GRAVESITE Alamein Memorial,Egypt Column 87 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit 6 Company Palestine Regiment German speaker...
  15. SAS Gottlieb, Eliahu

    SURNAME Gottlieb FORENAME Eliahu UNIT Special Interrogation Group (SIG) attached L Detachment SAS RANK Private NUMBER PAL/30767 DATE OF DEATH 13th June 1942 AGE GRAVESITE Alamein Memorial,Egypt Column 80 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Royal Army Service Corps German...
  16. SAS Cheyne, John (Jock)

    SURNAME Cheyne FORENAME John (Jock) UNIT L Detachment SAS RANK Sergeant NUMBER 2876138 DATE OF DEATH 16th November 1941 AGE 25 GRAVESITE Alamein Memorial,Egypt Column 69 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Gordon Highlanders born Aberdeen resided Aberdeen son of George...
  17. SAS Bailey, Christopher Sidney

    SURNAME Bailey FORENAME Christopher Sidney UNIT L Detachment SAS RANK Captain NUMBER 141129 DATE OF DEATH 15th September 1942 AGE 26 GRAVESITE Alamein Memorial,Egypt Column 15 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit 4th Queen's Own Hussars,R.A.C. born 1915 St George,Hanover...
  18. SAS Allen, Patrick Joseph (Paddy)

    SURNAME Allen FORENAME Patrick Joseph (Paddy) UNIT 1 SAS (A Squadron cook) RANK Gunner NUMBER 1610059 DATE OF DEATH 5th December 1942 AGE 21 GRAVESITE Alamein Memorial,Egypt Column 33 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit 87 H.A.A.Regiment,Royal Artillery born...
  19. ARMY CDOS Wells, Percy Arthur

    SURNAME Wells FORENAME Percy Arthur UNIT 8 Commando RANK Gunner NUMBER 798608 DATE OF DEATH 16th July 1942 AGE 30 GRAVESITE Alamein Memorial,Egypt Column 11 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Royal Artillery born Worcestershire resided Worcestershire died North Africa
  20. ARMY CDOS Wallace, Hugh

    SURNAME Wallace FORENAME Hugh UNIT 11 Commando RANK Corporal NUMBER 3130762 DATE OF DEATH 5th December 1941 AGE 20 GRAVESITE Alamein Memorial,Egypt Column 59 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Royal Scots Fusiliers born Ayrshire resided Ayr,Ayrshire son of Hugh and Sarah...
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