Service Details
Name:
VAN LELYVELD
Given Name:
JACOBUS PETRUS
Initials:
J P
Service No:
778678
Trade:
Air Gnr.
Rank:
Sergeant
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Regiment:
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
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Unit:
76 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1942-10-01
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Cause of Death:
Killed in action, flying in Halifax W7812 on Ops to Flensbug, Germany. The aircraft was hit by flak over the target area and crashed with the loss of the whole seven crew.
Additional
Information:
Son of Jacobus Petrus van Lelyveld, and of Emma van Lelyveld, of Rusapi, Southern Rhodesia. born in 1921 in Umtali, Rhodesia. He attended Umtali Boys High School between 1928 and 1937.
Commemoration
Country:
Germany
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Locality:
Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein
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Cemetery:
KIEL WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
Coll. grave 2. D. 8-10A.

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