Edward John Shewring

Memorial: Dyrham - St Peter's Church

Regiment: Royal Artillery

Medals: 1939–45 Star, War Medal 1939–1945

Rank and number: Lance Bombardier 863302

Parents: Albert and Catherine Shewring

Home address: Sends Hill, Wiltshire

Date of birth: 1917

Date of death: 18/10/1942

Buried/Commemorated at: Kranji War Cemetery, 13.E.13, Singapore

Age: 22

Further information:

Edward was the cousin of Robert Shewring who is also commemorated on this War Memorial and the brother of W J Shewring

Edwards served with the 5 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. He was captured on 15/02/1942, imprisoned in Malai 1 POW Camp and died from Pyelitis on 18/10/1942

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

With kind permission of Edward Walsh
Forces War Records