Service Details
Name:
SHACKLETON
Given Name:
WILFRED ERNEST
Initials:
W E
Service No:
3245
Rank:
Lance Corporal
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Regiment:
South African Infantry
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Unit:
2nd Regt.
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Unit 2:
"A" Coy.
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Date of Death:
1916-07-13
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Cause of Death:
Died of wounds, in Bernafay Wood on the night of the 10th/11th July, a portion of the 2nd SAI returned to its original camping site in the vicinity of Cambridge Copse. On the 13th July, the South African Infantry Brigade concentrated in the Talus Boise.
Additional
Information:
Son of Edward (or Edwin) Thomas Shackleton, of Durban. His brother also died in service
Commemoration
Country:
France
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Locality:
Somme
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Cemetery:
DIVE COPSE BRITISH CEMETERY, SAILLY-LE-SEC
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Grave Reference:
II. E. 5.

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