PIENAAR, W. F.

Rank: 
Lieutenant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
General Service Corps, S.A. Forces
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
41084V
Died : 
Wednesday, July 14, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
21
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 
Lt Pienaar, seconded to No 3 Commando from the SA Forces, was killed during operations at Agnone and the Punta dei Malati Bridge. He had been taken prisoner during the action, but with a group of others managed to escape thier captors. Lt Pienaar was shot and killed during this escape.
Source: 'Storm From The Sea' by Brig. Peter Young.
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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