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KEMPSTER, ANDRE GILBERT

Rank:
Major
Service No:
138804
Date of Death:
21/08/1943
Regiment/Service:
Royal Armoured Corps
 
145th (8th Bn. The Duke of Wellington's Regt.; West Riding) Regt.
Awards:
G C
Grave Reference:
II. D. 1.
Cemetery:
BONE WAR CEMETERY, ANNABA
Additional Information:
 

Citation

The London Gazette of 9th November, 1943, states that this officer was awarded the George Cross "in recognition of most conspicuous gallantry in carrying out hazardous work in a very brave manner." Major Kempster threw himself upon a live grenade to save the lives of recruits on the practice range at Phillipeville, Algeria.

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BONE WAR CEMETERY, ANNABA

Country:
Algeria
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