SHIELDS, Ronald Francis
Coldstream Guards 3rd Bn.
Sunday, May 10, 1942
Died on active service
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.
Middle East Depot Commando War Diary Jan to June 1942 entry for 10th May.
National Archives file WO 218/159.
His rank is shown in the War Diary as Corporal. The CWGC show rank of Lance Sergeant.
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