Service Details
Name:
LABUSCHAGNE
Given Name:
HERMANUS
Initials:
H
Service No:
105110
Rank:
Private
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Regiment:
Technical Service Corps, S.A. Forces
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Unit 2:
attd. 1 Field Regt. South African Artillery
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Date of Death:
1943-12-08
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Age:
31
Cause of Death:
Died as a POW, whilst being loaded onto railway wagons to be transported to Germany, the rail yards at Aquila were bombed by USAF B-25 bombers. About 200 POWs were killed, all who were trapped in locked cattle cars.
Additional
Information:
Son of Jan Daniel and Johanna Hendrina Labuschagne, of Bloemhof, Transvaal, South Africa. Born Rouxville, Orange Free State.
Commemoration
Country:
Italy
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Cemetery:
ANCONA WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
III. D. 7.

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