TURNER-HUGHES, Reginald Tudor
Royal Welch Fusiliers
Friday, October 23, 1942
Died in service unknown cause
The circumstances of how Captain Reginald Turner-Hughes, No 3 Special Service (SS) Batallion (Bn), met his death are not known to this archive.Notes No. 3 SS Bn. This Unit was formed by merging No 4 and 7 Commandos. It was short lived and by Feb 1941 the units had been redesignated back to individual Commando units. However in the interim period on the 31st January 1941, all of No 7 Commando, with some men from No 4 Commando, had sailed for the Middle East as part of Layforce [view] Johannesburg Cemetery. This Cemetery contains graves of casualties from the Middle East theatre of operations. There was a large military wing in the Johannesburg General Hospital and military hospitals at Baragwanath and Cottesloe. The Baragwanath hospital handled a large number of casualties sent from the Middle East. [CWGC]
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