Service Details
Name:
PRETORIUS
Given Name:
CHRISTIAAN HERMANUS
Initials:
C H
Service No:
05523584E
Rank:
Sergeant
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Regiment:
South African Air Force
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Unit:
17 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1975-03-21
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Date of Birth:
1945-05-09
Age:
29
Cause of Death:
Killed in aircraft accident, at Windhoek, SWA, in Alouette III #23. Aircraft struck power lines 7Km north of Windhoek and caught alight. Crew and passengers were killed during the subsequent emergency landing.
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Information:
No additional information known at this time
Commemoration
Country:
South Africa
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Locality:
Gauteng
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Cemetery:
THABA TSHWANE (NEW) MILITARY CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
Grave 824

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