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
Roll of Honour: 
Funeral of Fus. Joseph Ball No 4 Commando

Fusilier Joseph 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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