Service Details
Name:
LENS
Given Name:
ANTON
Initials:
A
Service No:
206321
Rank:
Captain
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Regiment:
South African Air Force
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Unit:
183 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1945-02-22
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Age:
23
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, crashed in flames after being hit by flak. Would have been flying a Hawker Typhoon and based out of Gilze Rijen, Southern Netherlands at the time and flying in support of US offensive in the Ardennes.
Additional
Information:
Son of Wynand and Cornelia Lens, of Utrecht, Natal, South Africa.
Commemoration
Country:
United Kingdom
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Locality:
Surrey
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Cemetery:
RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Panel 285.

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