Service Details
Name:
UPTON
Given Name:
WILLEM JOHANNES
Initials:
W J
Service No:
196677
Rank:
Lance Corporal
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Regiment:
South African Police
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Unit:
2nd Bn.
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Former Regiment:
South African Police Constable #12033
Date of Death:
1945-05-10
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Age:
38
Cause of Death:
Died in Aircraft Accident, crashed Lake Victoria, in Douglas C-47 Dakota #6807
Additional
Information:
Son of Johannes Lodewikus and Isabel Janse Upton; husband of Petronella Christina Susanna Upton, of East London. Born Queenstown. A police constable. ***Date of Death likely 11 May 1945
Commemoration
Country:
South Africa
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Locality:
Eastern Cape
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Cemetery:
EAST LONDON (EAST BANK) CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
Sec.11C. Grave 729W.

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