Service Details
Name:
MEIRING
Given Name:
IAN MURRAY
Initials:
I M
Service No:
205714V
Rank:
Lieutenant
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Regiment:
South African Air Force
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Unit:
15 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1943-10-28
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Age:
23
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, missing from sweep over Aegean, in Martin Baltimore Mk III #FA458
Additional
Information:
Son of John Murray Meiring and Florence Meiring, of Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa. His parents wrote a book called "On Service 1939-1945" to honour Ian and his fellow Grey College students who did not return. Commemoration stone in Bloenfontein (In Memoriam) Cemetery
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Column 277.

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