Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George V)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Brown
Initials:   E.H.
Rank:   Sergeant
Army No.:  P/18756
Notes:   MMP Awarded the 1915 Star, Victory and War Medals. First served abroad (3) Egypt, 8/4/1915. He enlisted 1/4/1908. Formerly Sgt Buckinghamshire Yeomanry. No. 205013. See 7682633 L/Cpl. Brown E H for more details. Transferred to MMP 13/10/1920. Died 20/3/1921 Alexandria, Egypt. He enlisted age 39 years, occupation tobacconist, home address: 25 Market Street, Maidenhead, Berkshire, born Halton. Served in the Buckinghamshire Yeomanry, 2/2/06 to 8/4/18, Worcestershire Yeomanry 9/4/18 to 1/1/19 and Staffordshire Yeomanry. 1/9/17 FGCM for drunkenness, reduced to ranks. 1/1/19 transferred to MMP. 26/11/18 arrived Alexandria, Western Front Force. 20/2/20 admitted to hospital with syphilis. 20/5/21 admitted at 3 pm to hospital (Alexandria) suffering from concussion, 1 wound at back of head one above and behind right ear, one on chin, one on shoulder, one on hand, Died 3.45 hrs 20/5/21. Cause fracture base of skull, blow administered by a heavy instrument and stones thrown at him in Alexandria Riots. Ernest Henry Brown.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 20th May 1920
Company: MMP
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