Malvern College Second World War Casualty

Capt. Frank Norman Shippam

House and time at Malvern: 8, 1928 - 1933.

Regiment: Royal Sussex Regt..
Died: 10 July 1944 aged 30 in France. Killed in action.
Battle: Operation Overlord: June August 1944. Cemetery: La Delivrande War Cemetery, Douvres VII. A. 2.

Son of Frank and Emily Shippam, Potwell Copse Ho., Walberton, Arundel, Sussex.
Hist V. House Prefect. Shooting VIII. Cricket XXII.
Peterhouse, Cambridge.
Husband of Elizabeth Mary Shippam, of Bighton, Hampshire.
Royal Sussex Regiment attd. 1/7th Bn. Middlesex Regiment
Mentioned in Despatches

At 16:00 on the 9th July 1944 he was wounded by a mine whilst making a recce in a jeep near Colville. The next day the unit war diary stated that 'Report received on death of Captain Shippam from pneumonia brought on by shock, a very sad loss.'
Unit war diary: WO 171/1345