In Memory Of

LOFFHAGEN, RICHARD FRANCIS

Service Details
Age:
22
Date of Birth:
-0001-11-30
Service No:
103226V
Rank:
Lieutenant
Unit:
2 Sqdn.
Regiment:
South African Air Force
Date of Death:
1942-01-07
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, shot down by Bf109s 10 miles North of Agedabia, in Curtiss Tomahawk Mk IIB. Possibly shot down by GŁnther Steinhausen, who was credited with 40 victories, NE Agedabia
Commemoration
Grave Reference:
Column 267.
Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
Country:
Egypt
Additional Information
Son of the Revd. Richard W. Loffhagen and Caroline H. Loffhagen, of Malmesbury Rectory, Cape Province, South Africa. Educated at St. Andrew\'s College, Grahamstown