Service Details
Name:
POWELL
Given Name:
WILLIAM FREDERICK
Initials:
W F
Service No:
103418
Rank:
Lieutenant
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Regiment:
South African Air Force
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Unit:
1 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1942-07-13
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Age:
26
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, in Hawker Hurricane, when he failed to return from a combat sortie in which 1 Sqn claimed five Italian CR.42 bi-planes
Additional
Information:
Son of Alfred Ernest and Margaret J. Powell, of Sunnyside, Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa. Commemoration stone in Tarkastad Cemetery
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Column 267.

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