Service Details
Name:
BISHOP
Given Name:
EDWIN CHAPLAN
Initials:
E C
Service No:
73344103BG
Rank:
Rifleman
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Regiment:
South African Infantry Corps
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Unit:
1 South African Infantry Battalion
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Date of Death:
1977-12-09
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Date of Birth:
1957-08-13
Age:
20
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, during an ambush between Eenhana and Onganga, near St Mary's Mission. 1 SAI set the ambush which resulted in the death of 9 insurgents and 2 SADF members.
Additional
Information:
Son of Mr. R. K. Bishop, of Bloubergstrand.
Commemoration
Country:
South Africa
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Locality:
Gauteng
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Cemetery:
SADF WALL OF REMEMBRANCE, VOORTREKKER MONUMENT, PRETORIA
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Grave Reference:
Alternative Commemoration until grave found

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