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Warrant Officer Class II Frans Johannes DE JONGE (542873V) of the South African Air Force


Circumstances of Death:
 

Death of Death 1944-08-16 Age : 23 years.

Served in 27 Sqdn SAAF

Burial/Commemoration Details : Panel 17, Column 2. at Malta Memorial, Malta

More Details: SON OF JACOBUS C. AND ELIZABETH DE JONGE, OF PRETORIA, TRANSVAAL, SOUTH AFRICA.

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