Service Details
Name:
BRANDSMA
Given Name:
DOUWE BRANDSMA
Initials:
D B
Service No:
206784V
Trade:
W.Op./Air Gnr.
Rank:
Warrant Officer Class I
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Regiment:
South African Air Force
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Unit:
31 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1944-08-17
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Date of Birth:
1919-12-25
Age:
24
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, 8 crew (1 RAF & 1 RAFVR), shot down on return flight after successful supply drop to Polish Home Army Partisans, in Warsaw, Poland, in Liberator B24J Mk VI #EV941
Additional
Information:
Son of Jacobus G. J. Brandsma and Martha A. Brandsma, of Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa. Commerative headstone in Pietermaritzburg Cemetery
Commemoration
Country:
Poland
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Cemetery:
KRAKOW RAKOWICKI CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
Coll. grave 1. C. 4-5.

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