Service Details
Name:
MYENGWA
Given Name:
BELEZA
Initials:
B
Service No:
3009
Rank:
Private
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Regiment:
South African Native Labour Corps
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Unit:
1st Coy.
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Date of Death:
1916-11-27
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Cause of Death:
Died of pneumonia, at No. 2 SA Native General Hospital, Le Havre.
Additional
Information:
Son of Beleza, of Tsolo, Eeastern Cape. ***Formerly buried in Bleville Communal Cemetery, Seine-Maritime, his remains were re-interred at the South African National Memorial at Delville Wood on 6 July 2014. He was the first black South African to die in France.
Commemoration
Country:
France
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Locality:
Somme
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Cemetery:
THE SOUTH AFRICA DELVILLE WOOD COMMEMORATIVE MUSEUM
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