Service Details
Name:
BLANCKENBERG
Given Name:
EDUARD
Initials:
E
Service No:
6287V
Rank:
Trooper
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Regiment:
Natal Mounted Rifles, S.A. Forces
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Unit 2:
"C" Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1944-06-27
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Date of Birth:
1918-03-11
Age:
26
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, in an engagement with enemy MkIV tanks outside of Chiusi
Additional
Information:
Son of Mrs. Anna Tobia Blanckenberg, of "Bloemendal", Malmesbury, Cape Province. Born in Malmesbury. A civil servant (clerk) in the Verulam area, by profession. Commemoration stone in Verulam Cemetery, Kwazulu Natal. ***CWGC needs to amend headstone to read initial "E"
Commemoration
Country:
Italy
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Cemetery:
BOLSENA WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
II, G, 15.

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