Service Details
Name:
BRITZ
Given Name:
JOHANNES PETRUS
Initials:
J P
Service No:
01238351E
Rank:
Major
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Regiment:
South African Air Force
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Unit:
1 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1969-11-26
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Date of Birth:
1940-06-25
Age:
29
Cause of Death:
Died in Aircraft Accident, near Pietersburg, in Canadair CL13B Sabre #368. While busy with bombing training at the Roodewal Range, his Sabre's engine blew up. He stayed with the aircraft, guiding it away from dwellings but ejected too late
Decorations:
Louw Wepenaar Decoration (P)
Additional
Information:
Son of Mrs. G. L. Britz. ref. 85 years of SAAF
Commemoration
Country:
South Africa
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Locality:
Gauteng
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Cemetery:
SADF WALL OF REMEMBRANCE, VOORTREKKER MONUMENT, PRETORIA
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Grave Reference:
Panel 02

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