In Memory Of

VAN ROOYEN, WILLIAM JOHN

Service Details
Age:
24
Date of Birth:
1920-04-12
Service No:
SR/598417V
Rank:
Lance Corporal
Regiment:
Pretoria Regiment, S.A. Forces
Date of Death:
1944-06-15
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
Commemoration
Grave Reference:
II, F, 19.
Cemetery:
BOLSENA WAR CEMETERY
Country:
Italy
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.