Service Details
Name:
MARITZ
Given Name:
JOHANNES GERHARDUS ANDRIES
Initials:
J G A
Service No:
589261V
Rank:
Private
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Regiment:
Royal Natal Carbineers, S.A. Forces
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Unit 2:
"D" Coy.
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Date of Death:
1944-06-29
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Date of Birth:
1921-12-17
Age:
22
Cause of Death:
Died of wounds, received gunshot wounds to his arm and pelvis during the advance on Citta della Pieve on the 17th June. Troops of "D" Coy, supported by tanks from Pretoria Regimentt, were engaging the enemy in the vicinity of the brickworks
Additional
Information:
Son of Gert S. J. and Susara Johanna Maritz, of Vollgraafsig, Upington District, Cape Province. Born Prieska. A farmer. He was unmarried.
Commemoration
Country:
Italy
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Cemetery:
BOLSENA WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
II, F, 4.

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