Service Details
Name:
MEARNS
Given Name:
DEREK CLIFFORD
Initials:
D C
Service No:
572529V
Rank:
Trooper
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Regiment:
Natal Mounted Rifles, S.A. Forces
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Former Regiment:
formerly South African Air Force Regiment
Date of Death:
1944-06-27
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Date of Birth:
1923-12-07
Age:
20
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, in an engagement with enemy MkIV tanks outside of Chiusi
Additional
Information:
Son of Douglas Henry and Hilda Jane Mearns, of Durban, Natal. Born Boksburg.
Commemoration
Country:
Italy
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Cemetery:
BOLSENA WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
II, G, 18.

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