Service Details
Name:
COETZER
Given Name:
JOHN JACOBUS
Initials:
J J
Service No:
103000
Rank:
Lieutenant
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Regiment:
South African Air Force
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Unit:
1 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1941-02-21
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Date of Birth:
1918-03-30
Age:
22
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, shot down by flak at Masawa, in Hawker Hurricane Mk I #V7658
Additional
Information:
Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. D. Coetzer, of Tarkastad, Cape Province, South Africa. Commemoration stone in Tarkastad Cemetery. He achieved a total of 2 air victories, 1 shared victory, destroyed two planes on the ground himself and shared in the destroy of 15 others on the ground.
Commemoration
Country:
Eritrea
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Cemetery:
ASMARA WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
2. E. 6.

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