Service Details
Name:
ANDERSON
Given Name:
EDWARD CHARLES
Initials:
E C
Service No:
47910
Rank:
Lieutenant
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Regiment:
South African Air Force
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Unit:
6 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1942-06-24
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Age:
24
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, detailed to ferry Hurricane IIB #BH147, to Kilo 8 in company with 4 other Hurricanes. Port Sudan indicated that the aircraft failed to keep up and turned back. The aircraft failed to return to either SUMMIT or CARTHAGO. After six days of searching, multiple aircraft and land parties failed to find him
Additional
Information:
Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Anderson; stepson of Mrs. R. E. Anderson, of Mowbray, Cape Province, South Africa.
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Column 266.

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