BALL, Joseph

Rank: 
Fusilier
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Irish Fusiliers
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
6016394
Died : 
Sunday, June 3, 1945
Died on war service
Age: 
23
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Funeral of Fus. Joseph Ball No 4 Commando

Fus. Ball was shot and killed in circumstances that remain to this day somewhat lacking of any official acount.  It is believed that the fatal shot was fired by a patrol of the Dutch Navy.

Photos of his funeral are in our gallery.  [Go to gallery.]

A report into the shooting written in 2012 by Jack Bakker can be found here [View report.]

Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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