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The van Heerden family of the Carnarvon and Victoria West District.

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Lieutenant (Pilot) Emile Johann van Heerden

Lieutenant (Pilot) Emile Johann van Heerden (I13)

Male 1918 - 1945  (26 years)      Has 50 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name Emile Johann van Heerden  [1, 2
    Title Lieutenant (Pilot) 
    Relationshipwith Cecilia Gesina Nel van Heerden
    Born 24 Jun 1918  Victoria West, Northern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Education University of Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    MLTS 2 Apr 1945  Leipheim Airbase, Luftwaffe, Leipheim, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WWII. South African Air Force, 515 Sqdn. Lieutenant (Pilot), Service Number 328470V, Aged 26. Died with Flying Office (Navigator) James William Robson on 02 April 1945 in De Haviland Mosquito FB.Mk V1PZ249. 
    • De Haviland Mosquito FB.Mk V1PZ249. Serial Range PZ217 - PZ259. 43 Mosquito model FB.MkV1. Powered by Merlin 25 engines. Part of a batch of 250, including nine built as FB.MkXV111, delivered by De Havilland (Hatfield) between 16 May 1944 and 5 Dec 1945.
    Residence Spioenberg, Fraserburg, Northern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Emile may have lived on farm Spioenberg, Fraserburg. Before he left to join the South African Air Force WWII. 
    Died 2 Apr 1945  Leipheim Airbase, Luftwaffe, Leipheim, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Cemetery (Military), Durnbach, Bad Tolz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Juvincourt, France was used by 515 Squadron Royal Air Force as a refuelling point for intruder missions.
      Emile and James, refuelled here at 19:10 on his last mission.
    Siblings 6 siblings 
    Siblings 6 siblings 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Association James William Robson (Relationship: 515 Sqdn) 
    Person ID I13  van Heerden
    Last Modified 12 Mar 2019 

    Father Ancestors D.W.I. van Heerden (ID:I408
    Mother Ancestors M.J.P. van Heerden (nee van Heerden) (ID:I2
    Children 7 children 
    Family ID F22  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos 12 Photos

    Documents
    Lieutenant (Pilot) Emile Johann van Heerden (1918 - 2 Apr 1945)
    Lieutenant (Pilot) Emile Johann van Heerden (1918 - 2 Apr 1945)
    Son of Dirk Wouter Immelman & Magdalena Jacomina Petronella van Heerden. Death notice. (record-image_3Q9M-C913-X9PR-X)

    Headstones 5 Headstones
  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jun 1918 - Victoria West, Northern Cape, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - - University of Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMLTS - WWII. South African Air Force, 515 Sqdn. Lieutenant (Pilot), Service Number 328470V, Aged 26. Died with Flying Office (Navigator) James William Robson on 02 April 1945 in De Haviland Mosquito FB.Mk V1PZ249. - 2 Apr 1945 - Leipheim Airbase, Luftwaffe, Leipheim, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Apr 1945 - Leipheim Airbase, Luftwaffe, Leipheim, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cemetery (Military), Durnbach, Bad Tolz, Germany Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Geslagsregister van Die Familie van Heerden 1701 - 2010, Dr Petronella van Heerden/Francois van Heerden, 736.

    2. [S8] Personal notes of St Leger Emile van Heerden, Emile van Heerden.


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