|Birth: ||Nov. 13, 1921|
Western Cape, South Africa
|Death: ||Jun. 4, 1944, Italy|
Edwin Wallace du Preez was born in Cape Town on the 13th November 1921 to Charles Louis and Ellen du Preez. He was baptised in St Mark's Church, Cape Town on the 7th December 1921. The witnesses to his baptism were his father, Charles Louis du Preez, my grandfather and Edwin's uncle, Louis William Salisbury du Preez and my grandmother, Enid Biller.
Edwin's grandparents were Charles Peter Bernardus du Preez(1863-1947) and Jacoba Maria Georgina Roscoe (1865-1932).
Edwin's father, Charles Louis du Preez was born on the 4th April 1899 and was baptised in St Mark's Church, Cape Town on the 7th May 1899.
Edwin was unmarried at the time of his death. He was one of six children born to Charles Louis and Ellen du Preez.
"To forget one's ancestors is to be a brook without a source, or a tree without a root."
Note: Private, First City/Cape Town Highlanders, S.A. Forces. Age: 22.
Cassino War Cemetery
Provincia di Frosinone
Plot: II. A. 18.
Maintained by: Elaine du Preez
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56056716