Service Details
Name:
OOSTHUIZEN
Initials:
J J
Service No:
115275
Rank:
Sapper
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Regiment:
South African Engineer Corps
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Date of Death:
1942-11-28
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Date of Death 2:
1942-11-29
Age:
30
Cause of Death:
Lost at sea on S. S. Nova Scotia, torpedoed and sunk by U-177. En route from Aden to Durban, South Africa. Carrying 6 passengers, 11 military and naval personnel, 134 South African guards and 765 Italian civil internees
Additional
Information:
Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Oosthuizen; husband of M. M. Oosthuizen, of Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa.
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Column 140.

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