WWII, South African Casualty Group of 4 to Pte. Van Niekerk

Item Reference: C178MG064381 Sold Share
A South African WW2 Casualty Group of 4 awarded to Pte. Carel Van Niekerk, Indian and Malay Corps comprising; 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, War Medal South African War Medal, all…
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Description

A South African WW2 Casualty Group of 4 awarded to Pte. Carel Van Niekerk, Indian and Malay Corps comprising; 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, War Medal South African War Medal, all officially named; (M13020 C. Van Niekerk).

Carel van Niekerk attested for the Indian and Malay Corps, South African Forces on 2 December 1940, and served with them in Somalia during the Second World War. He died of acute toxic jaundice on 18 March 1941, and is buried in Mogadishu African War Cemetery, Somalia.

Sold with a copy set of his Service Papers which confirm this as his full entitlement.

Specification

Medal Type

Military Medals

Medal Category

Campaign Groups and Pairs

Medal Monarch

George VI

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