SHIELDS, Ronald Francis

Rank: 
Lance Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Coldstream Guards 3rd Bn.
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
4388357
Died : 
Sunday, May 10, 1942
Died on active service
Age: 
26
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Lance Sergeant Ronald Shields, ‘D’ Squadron, died from burns received from an accidentally ignited petrol drum thrown up on the beach by sea at El Rakham Bay.
 
Sources
CWGC
Middle East Depot Commando War Diary Jan to June 1942 entry for 10th May.
National Archives file WO 218/159.
 
Notes
His rank is shown in the War Diary as Corporal. The CWGC show rank of Lance Sergeant. 
 

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