|Alfred De Buys (Around 1950)|
His military papers reveal the following:
|01/10/1941 - 05/10/1941||Hospitalized with bronchitis|
|30/12/1941||Left for Suez with the 2nd SAA|
|06/10/1942||Placed on x4 list from 7th Squadron|
|1942||Injured during bombings in Tobruk, Libya|
|12/11/1942||Placed on GL EX 2 F P|
|10/03/1943||Promoted to T/H Cpl with P & A|
|01/02/1944||Posted to NEAS DEP|
|23/02/1944||placed on x2 list - hospital|
|10/03/1944||Struck of x2 list|
|17/02/1945||Left Suez for Union|
|Record of the Medals that Alfred was to receive|
Alfred was awarded the following medals:
- 1939-45 Star
- Africa Star
- Defence Medal (British)
- The War Medal 1939 - 45
- Africa Service Medal
- 8th Army Clasp
Alfred's discharge papers states that he was suffering from chest pain and pain in his legs.
After the war Alfred married Rachel De Bruyn (born 1898/11/02, Richmond, died ~1979). Alfred had 4 sons and 3 daughters.
If you have any information with regards to Alfred's family and or military career I would love to hear from you!