Service Details
Name:
VERMEULEN
Given Name:
PETRUS HERMANUS
Initials:
P H
Service No:
P/102699
Rank:
Lieutenant
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Regiment:
South African Air Force
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Unit:
12 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1940-12-05
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Date of Birth:
1913-10-18
Age:
27
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, Junkers #656 was hit by AA fire, near Mega, while on a photographic/observation mission. The starboard engine caught alight and the aircraft force landed in enemy territory, just south of the Abyssinian escarpment
Additional
Information:
Son of Mr. G. J. Vermeulen, of Viljoenskroon, Orange Free State. A university student at Stellenbosch University.
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Column 239.

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