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Paul Warwick Brokensha (1921 - 1986)

(1).Szpek Jr E.E., Idzikowski FJ, Szpek HM; Shadows of Slaughterhouse Five: Recollections and Reflections of the Ex-POWs of Schlachthof Fünf, Dresden, Germany (2). Horn K. South African Prisoner-of -Wa...

6/28/2009 8/28/2020

Anita Daphne Blieden (1918 - 1965)

Schamroth Rapeport N. Letters in a Shoe Box. 1940 -1945. 2017 Judell and Daphne Blieden (nee Green) had gone to the USA in September 1940. They were aboard the Egyptian passenger ship Zamzam en route ...

1/12/2018 3/24/2019

Judell Joe Blieden (1908 - 1992)

Schamroth Rapeport N. Letters in a Shoe Box. 1940 -1945. 2017 Judell and Daphne Blieden (nee Green) were aboard the Egyptian passenger ship Zamzam en route from New York, USA to Cape Town in 1941.In t...

1/10/2018 3/24/2019

Woolf Magnus Austoker (1921 - 1980)

LETTERS IN A SHOE BOX 1940-1945 Naomi Schamroth Rapeport May 2017 He was one of 10 722 South African soldiers captured during the fall of Tobruk to the Axis forces on 21st June 1942. He was sent to Ita...

5/15/2011 3/24/2019

Julian Meyer (1918 - 1993)

LETTERS IN A SHOE BOX 1940-1945 Naomi Schamroth Rapeport May 2017 Julian Meyer was born in Johannesburg on the 18th August 1918. He was schooled at the King Edward VII School for Boys. He went on to st...

6/2/2009 3/24/2019

Carl Christian Paul (1919 - 1995)

11/28/2017 2/12/2018

Horace Ernest Linton (1910 - 1941)

GRO Consular Birth Indices (1849 to 1965) Transcription First name(s) HORACE E Last name LINTON Birth year 1906­10 Place LOURENCO MARQUES Country MOZAMBIQUE Volume 12 Page 2643 Record source GRO Consul...

2/27/2009 10/9/2017

Douglas John Currie (1921 - d.)

Taken prisioner in North Africa in WW2 POW Camp 65 Signaller Regt. No. 3373

4/23/2016 10/4/2017

Was a Lance-Corporal who served with the South African 3rd Transvaal Scottish Regiment during World War II. He was awarded the George Medal in most unusual circumstances. The recommendation came from a...

3/13/2017 3/13/2017

Domingo Nunes (deceased)


Served in the South African Army's North African campaign,captured by the Italians,where he had a whale of a time,being of Madeiran(Portuguese)parentage,his temperament was so like that of the Italians...

7/27/2011 2/19/2017

Bennie Gelfand (1915 - 1991)

Bennie Gelfand was born on 15 June 1915, in Wynberg, in the Province of the Cape of Good Hope, Cape Town. He died in Kenilworth, Cape Town on 25 July 1991. His parents were Lewis and Ethel Gelfand. He...

8/24/2007 2/19/2017

Frederick Brunner (1909 - 2005)

Marriage record: "South Africa, Cape Province, Western Cape Archives Records, 1792-1992," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 19 May 2016), Cape Town > image 42 of 101; Western Cape Archives, Cape T...

7/10/2015 2/19/2017
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7/22/2016 10/6/2016

Lieutenant-Colonel Guy Edmund L'Estrange (1888-1975). South African Military Forces, service number 1454. Distinguished Service Order awarded (Repatriated PoWs: SA forces, Tobruk). Railhead Force, Nort...

7/22/2016 10/6/2016

Name: J. C. W. Handford Rank: Pte Army Number: 26754 POW Number: 75083 Camp Type: Stalag Camp Number: 8A Camp Location: Gorlitz, Poland Section: South African Land Forces : Officers and Other Ranks Po...

5/21/2013 10/6/2016

Barend Carolus Van Tubbergh (1908 - 1992)


WWII Pvt. Barend Carolus "Ben" van Tubbergh, service number #254076. Captured at Tobruk 20/6/1942. POW: Camp PG75 Torre Tresca, Bari, Italy. Camp PG54 Fara Sabina, Italy. Camp PG110 Carbonia, Sardini...

5/13/2014 10/6/2016

Andries Johannes de Bruyn de Jager (1916 - 2003)

"Danie", "Andries"

"Alet Gardner se meesterlike vertelling van haar vader se wedervaringe in die Tweede Wêreldoorlog, as vegtende soldaat, kampkok, krygsgevangene en lid van die Italiaanse versetsbeweging. Watter mens...

6/22/2011 10/6/2016