Service Details
Name:
HIND
Given Name:
ADRIAAN HODGSON
Initials:
A H
Service No:
84340157BG
Rank:
Second Lieutenant
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Regiment:
South African Infantry Corps
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Unit:
61 Mechanised Battalion Group
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Unit 2:
"C" Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1987-10-03
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Age:
19
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, in Battle of Cuito Cuanavale, Ratel 90 was hit by a 100mm round fired from a Russian T55 tank. The projectile skipped off the muddy ground and went into the turret of his vehicle. His gunner and driver was also wounded in this battle but later recovered
Additional
Information:
Son of Reverend and Mrs. E. J. Hind
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:
Alternative Commemoration until grave found

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