Service Details
Name:
BRAND
Given Name:
GERHARDUS PETRUS KOTZE
Initials:
G P K
Service No:
7889774
Rank:
Corporal
Other Casualties of this Rank
Regiment:
Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C.
Other Casualties from this Regiment
Unit:
2nd
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Date of Death:
1941-06-15
Other Casualties on this Date
Age:
24
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, during Operation Battleaxe
Decorations:
M M
Citations:
LG Sup 14 February 1941 pg. 883 - "At Hilequat, 19 November 1940. His cool headedness and good marksmanship as Second Lieutenantís Duncan Gunner, when engaged by a force of enemy tanks numerically superior was largely responsible and greatly assisted in the destruction of these tanks."
Additional
Information:
Born South Africa. Ref. UK, Army Roll of Honour, 1939-1945
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
Other Casualties commemorated in Egypt
Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Column 21.

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