Shipley Alan Reginald Wallace Capt 42023

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Name Shipley Alan Reginald Wallace
Army number 42023
Rank Captain
Decorations psc, M.i.D. 10/1/1946.
Date of birth 23/12/1910 at Englefield Green, Surrey.
Age 85 at the time of his death.
Unit Joined the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry - Commissioned as a 2/Lt 29/1/1931. Seconded on attachment to the RAF 14/9/1936 until 1940. Posted to No 4 ITC. Posted to the 11th Battalion The Durham Light Infantry 13/3/1940. Served B.E.F. Served Iceland? Attached to Royal West African Frontier Force - Africa and Burma 1941 - 1945. Retired 15/1/1956. Ceased RARO liability 22/2/1961.
Company/Battery 11th Bn - Battalion HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Adjutant 10/3/1940 to 5/4/1941.
Joined Brigade 13/3/1940.
Promotions Lt 29/1/1934, Captain 29/1/1939, A/Major 6/4/1941, T/Major 16/5/1943, Major 1/7/1946.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Death registered in July 1996 at Northampton.
Home address Son of Lt Col Reginald Burge Shipley and Flora Marion, daughter of William Wallace, Oklahoma. Educated Winchester and Christ's College, Cambridge (BA 1932). Married on 6/6/1947 Violet, daughter of Edward Harold Kemp RCMP. Lived at Yew Tree Cottage, Blackboys, Sussex.
Source table 11DLI