SHORTALL, James Patrick

Rank: 
Corporal
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Fusiliers
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
6464231
Died : 
Thursday, September 30, 1943
Executed
Age: 
24
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Corporal James Shortall was taken prisoner of war and executed whilst serving with the 2nd Special Air Service Regiment.
He had previously served in No.8 Commando in October 1940 and by March 1941 had moved to No.3 Commando. In April 1943 he was posted to 62 Commando SSRF whilst in North Africa which formed the foundation on which 2nd SAS was raised on 13 May.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Full details in the SAS and LRDG Roll of Honour 1941-47.
 
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