SAS Lewes, John Steel

Date of death
30-Dec-1941

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Lewes
  • FORENAME
John Steel
  • UNIT
L Detachment SAS
  • RANK
Lieutenant
  • NUMBER
65419
  • DATE OF DEATH
30th December 1941
  • AGE
28
  • GRAVESITE
Alamein Memorial,Egypt Column 53
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Welsh Guards
born 1913 Calcutta,India
son of Arthur Harold and Elsie Steel Lewes,Hanworth,Middlesex
educated Christ Church College,Oxford (M.A.)
former 8 Commando
Nofilia airfield - KIA by strafing Italian aircraft on return journey - buried in the desert
biography :- "Jock Lewes:Co-founder of the SAS" J.Lewes (2000)
 
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