Service Details
Name:
BEER
Given Name:
BENJEMAN
Initials:
B
Service No:
196795
Rank:
Sergeant
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Regiment:
South African Police
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Unit:
2
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Former Regiment:
South African Police Constable #19774
Date of Death:
1943-12-08
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Age:
26
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 George and Harriet Beer, of Joubertina, Cape Province, South Africa.
Commemoration
Country:
Italy
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Cemetery:
ANCONA WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
III. G. 7.

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