Service Details
Name:
HEALD
Given Name:
JOHN HENRY
Initials:
J H
Service No:
103689
Rank:
Lieutenant
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Regiment:
South African Air Force
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Unit:
40 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1942-06-29
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Age:
22
Cause of Death:
Killed in aircraft accident. Piloting a Hurricane for a tactical run of battle area, he crashed into a Beaufort parked on landing ground, which caused the torpedo which it was loaded to explode, killing him instantly.
Additional
Information:
Son of Arthur B. and Alice E. Heald, of Diep River, Cape Province, South Africa.
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Column 267.

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