Person Number
769
Surname
Initals
J.G.
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Date
Date of Birth
1934-07-09
Corps
Year
1963 23
Place
Stettynskloof
Full Names
Jacques Guillaume
Military Number
P21805
Death Age
29 29
Cause
Aircraft Accident 
Detail
Shackleton 1718 
Cemetery
Graaff Reinet 
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Rank
Capt  (395)

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35 Squadron, SAAF
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I am his eldest daughter Charmagne Goncalves nee Labuschagne
My father was Captain Jacques Guillaume Labuschagne. He died in a Shackleton plane crash on 8th August 1963 in Steynskool Mountains. He was 29 years old. He was studying to write his exams to become a Major and the Air Force Rugby Captain. We lived in Wynberg Military Camp, Cape Town. He is buried in Graaff-Reinet.

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Captain Jacques Guillaume Labuschagne belonged to 35 Squadron. Died in Shackleton plane crash 8 August 1963

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A beloved father who died in the service of the South African Airforce. He was Captain Jacques Guillaume Labuschagne. The Captain of the Air Force rugby team and about to write his exams to become a Major. He died 8 August 1963 in Steyskloof Mountains. Sorely missed and loved by his eldest daughter, Charmagne Goncalves nee Labuschagne

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Story by charmagne
on 2010-05-30 23:01:33

Captain Jacques Guillaume Labuschagne, a loving father, a beloved son, a treasured brother and uncle, died tragically in a Shackleton plane crash on the 8 August 1963. You will never be forgotten and are sorely miss. Our broken hearts long to meet up with you again. We love you forever.

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Story by charmagne
on 2010-06-13 18:57:38

Captain Jacques Guillaume Labuschagne was born on the 7 September 1934 in Graaff-Reinett. He was father to three children Charmagne, Patricia and Jacques Labuschagne. He was married to Maureen Joan Labuschagne.
He died in a tragic Shakelton plane crash in the Steynnskloof Mountains, Cape Province on the 8 August 1963. He belonged to 35 Squadron.

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Captain Jacques Guillaume Labuschagne was the 2 Captain on board the ill fated Shackleton flight on the 8 August 1963.

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