Service Details
Name:
RABIE
Given Name:
SCHALK WILLIAM
Initials:
S W
Service No:
103970V
Rank:
Captain
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Regiment:
South African Air Force
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Unit:
10 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1944-06-23
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Age:
28
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, in Supermarine Spitfire. Crashed and died while doing aerobatics at low level on 23 June 1944.
Decorations:
D F C
Citations:
LG Sup 23 March 1943 pg. 1362
Additional
Information:
Son of Schalk W. Rabie and Ella S. Rabie, of Benoni, Transvaal, South Africa. Winter War Score 9 and 1/2 share confirmed victories. Later flew in North Africa with the SAAF. Air fighting instructor from March 1943, posted to 10 Sqdn as flight commander on 2.5.44.
Commemoration
Country:
Syria
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Cemetery:
ALEPPO WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
1. C. 4.

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