South African Artillery

Nine field regiments, two medium regiments, and three anti-tank regiments served in North Africa and Italy during the Second World War. 

1st Medium Regiment SAA (SAHA) was formed briefly from 1 October 1939 - July 1941, when it was broken up in Egypt to provide replacements for the field regiments of the SAA. It was reformed with headquarters at Cape Town from 1 January 1946. It was transferred from Cape Town and out of Cape Command to Oudtshoorn from 31 December 1953, but was then disbanded after a Citizen Force reorganisation on 1 March 1960

Name: Layman, William Walter

Rank: Leutenant



Unit:HQ 4th Brigade Royal Marine Commando

Missing since: 01-11-1944

Next of Kin:

Groesbeek Panel: 11


KIA Information: Known to have been killed in Vlissingen/Walcheren area.