Service Details
Name:
VAN ROOYEN
Given Name:
WILLIAM JOHN
Initials:
W J
Service No:
SR/598417V
Rank:
Lance Corporal
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Regiment:
Pretoria Regiment, S.A. Forces
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Date of Death:
1944-06-15
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Date of Birth:
1920-04-12
Age:
24
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, when his Stuart tank was hit by 6 rounds of 50 mm AP, in vicinity of Orveito, near the River Paglia
Additional
Information:
Husband of Luisa Elizabeth van Rooyen, c/o Bardwells Printers, Baker Street, Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia. Born Que Que, Southern Rhodesia. A miner fitter.
Commemoration
Country:
Italy
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Cemetery:
BOLSENA WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
II, F, 19.

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