14194941 Gnr. Jørgen Pagh-Hansen, R.A. (Airborne)
|Photo is used with permission from The War Graves Photographic Project|
| In Memory of Jørgen Pagh-Hansen
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|Jørgen Pagh-Hansen and Eric Vedsegaard
Courtesy of Eric Vedsegaard
|Unit:||87th Airborne Field Regiment|
|Date of death:||29/2/1948|
|Cemetery:||Ramleh War Cemetery|
|Campaign medals:||General Service Medal 1918-62 with Palestine 1945-48 clasp|
|Additional info:||Born 10.6.1926. Form Silkeborg. Originally Royal Army Service Corps.
Was killed in on the Cairo-Haifa train on 29th February 1948, along 27 other soldiers (30 injured). It was the worst rail attack on British forces in Palestine. The train was mined north of Rehovoth.
Burried at Ramleh War Cememtery, Plot 15, Row B, Grave 11.