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Lance Corporal Harry Short

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  • 1921111 Lance Corporal
  • Harry Short
  • 113 Bomb Disposal Section
  • Royal Engineers
Son of Harry and Annie Short: Husband of Lillian Jane Short of Westminster. Died on the 24th June 1944. Aged 39. Buried at Benghazi War Cemetery. Grave 3. A. 7. Benghazi War Cemetery. Benghazi was an important goal for both the Allies and Axis forces during the Western Desert campaigns of 1942 and 1943. There are now 1,214 Commonwealth servicemen of the Second World War buried or commemorated in Benghazi War Cemetery. 163 of the burials are unidentified. Special memorials commemorate two casualties buried in Barce War Cemetery, whose graves could not be located.


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