Service Details
Name:
METELERKAMP
Given Name:
ALEXANDER HENRY REX
Initials:
A H R
Service No:
542602V
Trade:
Pilot
Rank:
Lieutenant
Other Casualties of this Rank
Regiment:
South African Air Force
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Unit:
31 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1944-10-13
Other Casualties on this Date
Age:
23
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, 8 crew (1 RAF & 4 RAFVR), during Partisan supply drop in Northern Italy, crashed into mountain at Ostana at night in poor weather, in Liberator B24J Mk VI #KG874
Additional
Information:
Son of Lawrence and Wilhelma Reneira Metelerkamp, of Stellenbosch, Cape Province, South Africa. B.A. His brother also died in service. Commemoration plaque in Holy Trinity Church, Belvidere, Knysna
Commemoration
Country:
Italy
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Cemetery:
MILAN WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
Coll. grave I. C. 4.

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