Service Details
Name:
WITBOOI
Given Name:
GILBERT
Initials:
G
Service No:
C/275114
Rank:
Private
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Regiment:
Cape Corps, S.A. Forces
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Unit 2:
attd. Q Service Corps, S.A. Forces
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Date of Death:
1944-01-28
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Date of Birth:
1915-05-07
Age:
28
Cause of Death:
Died of wounds, in hospital. On 28 January 1944 the United States Air Force bombed a POW train on a bridge near Allerona, Italy. It was carrying Allied servicemen from PG Camp 54, Fara in Sabina, to Germany
Additional
Information:
Son of Jan and Alima Witbooi, of Somerset East, Cape Province, South Africa. Captured in June 1942 at Tobruk.
Commemoration
Country:
Italy
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Cemetery:
BOLSENA WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
I, B, 1.

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