Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George V)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Burkinshaw
Initials:   H.T.
Rank:   Corporal
Army No.:  P/5026
Notes:   MFP. Awarded the 1915 Star, Victory and War Medals. First served abroad (1) France, 7/11/1915. Formerly Cpl. 17 Liverpool Regt. No. 15100. Commissioned 2/Lieut. Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 30/1/1918. London Gazette, 30524, page 2020, dated 13/2/1918, Regular Forces, the undermentioned cadest to be temp. 2nd Lts. Attd. 30/1/1918, North Lancashire Regiment, Herbert Thornton Burkinshaw. Died of Wounds serving with the 5 York & Lancaster Regt. 20/9/1918. Home address: Mrs Burkinshaw, 9 Dudley Road, New Brighton. He is named on the Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, Panel 7. He has 2 x medal cards, 1 x H I Brukenshaw and 2 x H T (Herbert Thornton) Burkinshaw.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 20th September 1918
Company: UNKNOWN
Cemetery: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL   FRANCE
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