Sergeant-Major L G Snyman

Regimental Sergeant-Major Louis Gerhardus Sneyman
No SAP196269, 1 S.A.P.

Captured: Tobruk June 1942

Awarded the MBE December 1946.

Citation reads:

"For devotion to duty after the fall of TOBRUK and in various P.W. Camps during the period JUN 44 - APR 45. This NCO was in charge of camps at DERNA and BENGHAZI where under appalling conditions he strove continuously to better the lot of his comrades. He completely organised camp No. 54 in ITALY, saw to the distribution of rations, kept up morale and discipline.

Throughout the whole period he rendered invaluable services to both British and S.A. Troops under his command."

C.J.Els, Capt & Adj., 1 S.A.P.                                           H.B.KLOPPER, Brig., formerly GOC, 2 SA DIV.