Service Details
Name:
BEUKES
Given Name:
LEONHARD VON SOLMS
Initials:
L V S
Service No:
47891V
Trade:
Pilot
Rank:
Captain
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Regiment:
South African Air Force
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Unit:
31 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1944-10-13
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Age:
26
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, 8 crew (1 RAF & 3 RAFVR), during Partisan supply drop in Northern Italy, crashed into mountain at Valprato Soana at night in poor weather, in Liberator B24J Mk VI #KG875
Additional
Information:
Son of Mattheus J. H. and Martha Beukes; husband of Susanna Maria Beukes, of Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa.
Commemoration
Country:
Italy
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Cemetery:
MILAN WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
Coll. grave I. B. 4.

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