Service Details
Name:
BENZIE
Given Name:
ERIC ALEXANDER
Initials:
E A
Service No:
47208
Rank:
Lieutenant
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Regiment:
South African Air Force
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Unit:
21 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1941-11-20
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Age:
28
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, 4 crew (1 POW), shot down by Bf109. Possibly shot down by Hans-Arnold "Fiffi" Stahlschmidt, who was credited with 59 victories, in Martin Maryland Mk I/II #1659.
Additional
Information:
Son of Isaac and Constance M. Benzie, of Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa.
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Column 245.

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