In Memory Of

DIYERENGE, NDARA

Service Details
Age:
20
Date of Birth:
-0001-11-30
Service No:
78931524HK
Rank:
Rifleman
Unit:
202 Battalion
Regiment:
South West African Territory Force
Date of Death:
1983-12-18
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, Ops Askari, ten members that were part of an Anti-Aircraft team deployed near Caiundu in Southern Angola were killed during a fierce fire-fight when their position was attacked by a numerically superior enemy force of more than 200 FAPLA troops. Sergeant Hendrik Albertus Oosthuyse volunteered to remain behind armed with a MAG machine-gun and due to his heroic actions, he delayed the enemy advance sufficiently to allow the remainder of the team to successfully evade capture
Commemoration
Grave Reference:
Alternative Commemoration until grave found
Cemetery:
SADF WALL OF REMEMBRANCE, VOORTREKKER MONUMENT, PRETORIA
Localitly:
Gauteng
Country:
South Africa
Additional Information
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