In Memory Of

OOSTHUIZEN

Service Details
Age:
30
Date of Birth:
-0001-11-30
Service No:
115275
Rank:
Sapper
Regiment:
South African Engineer Corps
Date of Death:
1942-11-28
Date of Death 2:
1942-11-29
Cause of Death:
Lost at sea on S. S. Nova Scotia, torpedoed and sunk by U-177. En route from Aden to Durban, South Africa. Carrying 6 passengers, 11 military and naval personnel, 134 South African guards and 765 Italian civil internees
Commemoration
Grave Reference:
Column 140.
Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
Country:
Egypt
Additional Information
Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Oosthuizen; husband of M. M. Oosthuizen, of Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa.