In Memory Of

PETTERSON, MAGNUS HAWKINS

Service Details
Age:
21
Date of Birth:
-0001-11-30
Service No:
102338V
Rank:
Air Sergeant
Unit:
21 Sqdn.
Regiment:
South African Air Force
Date of Death:
1941-11-20
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, 4 crew (1 survived), shot down by Bf109. Possibly shot down by Hans-Arnold "Fiffi" Stahlschmidt, who was credited with 59 victories, in Martin Maryland Mk I/II #1664
Commemoration
Grave Reference:
Column 247.
Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
Country:
Egypt
Additional Information
Decorations:
D F M
Citations:
LG Sup 7 April 1942 pg. 1557
Son of Charles E. and Gertrude Petterson, of Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa.