Service Details
Name:
BAARS
Given Name:
JAMES IVAN
Initials:
J I
Service No:
SR/597879V
Rank:
Trooper
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Regiment:
Special Service Battalion, S.A. Forces
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Date of Death:
1944-06-10
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Date of Birth:
1921-12-26
Age:
22
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, by Anti-Tank fire and shelling in the Viterbo Area. When the Regiment advanced at 0900 hours, they encountered the enemy in prepared positions. He was killed during the advance
Additional
Information:
Son of Ivan and Freda Baars, of 118A Sinoia Street, Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia. Born in Salisbury. An apprentice Panel Beater. He was unmarried.
Commemoration
Country:
Italy
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Cemetery:
BOLSENA WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
II, C, 6.

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