Service Details
Name:
BALCOMB
Given Name:
LESLIE WILLIAM
Initials:
L W
Service No:
102118
Rank:
Flight Sergeant
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Regiment:
South African Air Force
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Unit:
21 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1941-11-20
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Age:
21
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, 4 crew, lost 16 miles south of El Adem. Possibly shot down by Hans-Arnold "Fiffi" Stahlschmidt, who was credited with 59 victories, in Martin Maryland Mk I/II #1612
Additional
Information:
Son of Leonard B. and Caroline D. Balcomb, of Durban, Natal, South Africa. Attended Glenwood High School, Durban. On Kearsney College Roll of Honour
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Column 246.

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