39388 William SHINE, OBE, Royal Army Ordnance Corps

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    Major (temporary Lieutenant-Colonel) W.B. Shine, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire.
    Lieutenant-Colonel Shine has established an excellent base ammunition depot which has handled all the ammunition into and out of the port of Algiers. His unit is extremely efficient, and well run. This is largely due to the enthusiasm and devotion to duty of this officer.

    Lieutenant-Colonel Shine was born in Limerick.

    Name Shine, William
    Rank: Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
    Service No: 39388
    Regiment: Royal Army Ordnance Corps
    Theatre of Combat or Operation: North Africa (Algeria, Tunisia)
    Award: Order of the British Empire
    Date of Announcement in London Gazette: 16 September 1943
    Date 1943
    Catalogue reference WO 373/71

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