14194941 Gnr. Jørgen Pagh-Hansen, R.A. (Airborne)

             
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 In Memory of Jørgen Pagh-Hansen
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Jørgen Pagh-Hansen and Eric Vedsegaard
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Name: Jørgen Pagh-Hansen
Service number: 14194941
Rank: Gunner
Regiment: Royal Artillery
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.

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