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New CWGC Commemorations 15.07.17

Terry Denham

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CWGC added the following casualties to the WW1 Commonwealth War Dead Roll today.


All were members of the South African Military Labour Bureau/Corps who died in East Africa, South Africa or at sea en route between the two. All died of malaria unless otherwise stated.

All are temporarily commemorated in the South African Book of Remembrance.


MATSHOBA, Jim              

Ox Driver   17329             

Died 26.02.17

KHAGA, William

Driver    17330   

Died 19.05.17 (dysentery)

RANGOANE, Johannes  

Driver    17332   

Died 22.03.17

MAGANDA, Swartbooi  

Driver    17333   

Died 22.03.17

HLEKISA, Edward             

Driver    17334   

Died 19.03.17


Driver    17335   

Died 01.04.17

PRENS, Hans      

Driver    17337   

Died 22.05.18 (heart failure)

SALMON, Hendrick         

Driver    17338   

Died 23.04.17 (asthenia)

JACOBS, Lintoor

Driver    17340   

Died 02.02.17 (unknown illness)

HOFFMAN, Johannes    

Ox Driver    17343            

Died 22.04.17

JACOBS, Abraham           

Leader  17348   

Died 15.02.17

JACOBS, Sayster

Leader  17349   

Died 20.03.17

DUKMBANA, Kasipile    

Ox Driver   17363             

Died 16.04.17

VELEMANE, Kraceman  

Ox Driver   17366             

Died 10.06.17 (dysentery)




The above were In From the Cold Project cases following research by SAWGP


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