Shinwell Ernest Harry Lt 243093

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Name Shinwell Ernest Harry
Army number 243093
Rank Major
Decorations Belgian Croix Militaire 1st Class.
Date of birth 16/11/1918, Glasgow.
Age 0
Unit Emergency Commission in the Black Watch as 2/Lt 21/8/1942, Posted 1 TS 27/10/1942. Posted away from 1 TS at Thetford 6/5/1944. Posted as Officer in Command of Home Details by 3/6/1944. Posted on attachment to Belgian Army as Liaison Officer 1944. Posted No 10 Basic Training Team BAOR.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role 1 TS - Duty Officer.
Joined Brigade 27/10/1942.
Promotions W/S Lt 21/2/43. T/Captain 14/10/44.
Wounded Sick.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 31/8/2003, registered September 2003, Westminster. Death certified as caused by pancreatic cancer.
Home address Son of F. Emanuel Shinwell (Cabinet Minister) and Fanny Freedman. 70, Beechcroft Rd. Streatham, London, SW12. Government Consultant. Electoral Register shows him resident at 3 Elm Tree Road, London NW8 in 1963 and at 18, Stanhope Terrace, Bayswater at the time of his death in 2003. Married Miss Peggy Pearlman Q4 1943, Marylebone.
Source table 1TS