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Air Mechanic F POTGIETER (101276) of the South African Air Force


Circumstances of Death: Died at Potgietersrust Hospital, aged 23. The Death Certificate is very difficult to decipher . Probably states that death as the result of shot gun wound
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Death of Death 1942-02-22

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Burial/Commemoration Details : D.R. Sec. Grave 29. at Makopane (Or Potgietersrust) C, South Africa (Map)

More Details: SON OF MR. AND MRS. I. J. POTGIETER, OF LADYSMITH, NATAL.

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420222 - Unaccounted airmen - 22-2-1942Not quoted above but in the database as 'unaccounted' for this date:- 101276 Air Mechanic F POTGIETER SAAF [url]http://www.rafcommands.com/database/wardead/details.php?qnum=103450[/url] [url]https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/995465/potgieter,-/[/url] Frederik Johannes Potgieter 'Soldier, SA Permanent Force' (Death Notice) 'Air Mechanic, South African Air Force' (Death Certificate) Died at Potgietersrust Hospital, aged 23. The Death Certificate is very difficult to decipher but I believe it states 'Death as the result of shot gun wound' From FamilySearch: [url]https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSS5-29HN-M?i=2078&cc=2520237[/url] [url]https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSS5-29L3-D?i=2079&cc=2520237[/url] ....Read More.RecklessRat on 18th October 2020 02:15:24

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