Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Shuttler
Initials:   S.
Rank:   Sergeant
Army No.:  2652901
Notes:   HE WAS BORN AND RESIDED IN LEEDS AND FORMERLY SERVED IN THE COLDSTREAM GUARDS. 10 JULY 43 AT ABOUT 15.00 HRS DURING HEAVY AERIAL BOMBADMENT SGT SHUTTLER AND LCPL BORGINO WERE KILLED AND L/CPL'S SMITH P, WYATT, SIDEBOTTOM A, WINTON G. STENSON P AND CPL TOWNLEY F WERE WOUNDED AND MOVED TO HOSPITAL. ALL THESE NCO'S WERE OF THE BEACH SECTION. NO TRACE FOUND OF SGT SHUTTLER AND L/CPL BORGINO. THE COMPLETE KITS OF THESE NCO'S WERE LOST ALSO THOMPSON SMG'S SERIAL NO'S S/513244, S/52551, S/503169 AND PISTOL NO 804567. LATER ENTRY THE BODIES OF SGT SHUTTLER AND L/CPL BORGINO WERE DUG UP AND BURIED AT MAP REF 066183 AVOLA EDITION III. WAR DIARY WO 169/13288. UNIT PART OF 33 BEACH BRICK. BURIED AT CASSIBLE CEMETERY (GEORGE BEACH) BUT GRAVE LOST. HE IS NAMED ON A SPECIAL MEMORIAL E. INSCRIPTION ON GRAVESTONE: A DEAR HUSBAND, DADDY AND SON LAID TO REST BY HIS COMRADES.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 10th July 1943
Company: 641 IND PRO UNIT
Cemetery: SYRACUSE WAR CEMETERY   ITALY
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