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Monday, 12 November 2012

Shortt, James Alexander

Sub-Lieutenant James Alexander Dickson Shortt (RNVR)
was born on 2nd December 1917 of 266 Stranmillis Road, Belfast. He was of Church of Ireland faith. 
On 1st April 1937 Shortt joined Northern Bank at Head Office.  Transfers followed to Windsor (1937), Portadown (1939), Windsor (1939) and Head Office (1940). 
He was permitted to enlist for Active Service on 15th February 1939.  Shortt joined the Royal Navy on 30th December 1939 serving on an armed cruiser.  In 1941 he was gazetted as a Temporary Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant (RNVR). 
Shortt resigned in 1946.

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