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Family :

  Son of Jacobus A. van Zyl and Cornelia E van Zyl; husband of Hilda Martha van Zyl, of East London.

Military :

Unit :  Not Yet Known 

Action : War Survivor 

Action :

Although he survived the Great War and went on to be a "Sheep Inspector" he re-enlisted during WW2 and he died on active service.

According to the South Africa War Graves Project, he is commemorated at his grave: Sec.2B. Grave 294. EAST LONDON (EAST BANK) CEMETERY , Eastern Cape South Africa


Although many perished in the Great War, many survived. Stories of those that survived are included as part of this site.

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Unitas No. 3211 E.C.South Africa (Western)
Joined : Evening Star No. 2828 E.C. South Africa (Eastern)

Initiated
Passed
Raised
16th September 1911
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Junior Warden
Initiated under the Dutch Constitution.
The records at United Grand Lodge for Unitas Lodge show that Willem did War Service, but resigned 28th April 1920, but within a few months had joined Evening Star Lodge No. 2828, Burghersdorp on 3rd June 1920.


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