Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George V)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Gomer
Initials:   W.J.F.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  772
Notes:   MFP. He was born in Southampton, enlisted 15/8/03, occupation Porter. Info from Army Register of Soldiers Effects 1901-1929. died 8/10/08 at Aldershot, Hampshire. 20/11/1908 he left his father William the sum of £14-8-03. 8/3/1890 he enlisted in the Hampshire Regiment No. 3100. Served Home 8/3/1890 to 1/3/1892, India 2/3/1892 to 21/7/1898, Home 22/7/1898 to 3/1/1900, South Africa 4/1/1900 to 12/2/1902, home 13/3/1902 to 21/5/1903 to discharge time expired. 15/8/1903 re enlisted in the Hampshire Regiment, 8/10/1908 transferred to MFP. Served Home 15/8/1903 to 8/9/1903, Malta 9/9/1903 to 9/3/1908, Home 10/3/1908 to 8/10/1908 when he died from a aneurism of the heart at the Cambridge Military Hospital Aldershot. Fathers address: 12 St Helens Avenue, Cottage Grove, Southsea. Hampshire. William John Frederick Gomer.

Decorations/Medals/Awards (2)
  1. Decoration:   Queen's South Africa Medal Gazette Date: 1901-08-31 Gazette Issue: WO 100/187 Gazette Page: 313
Citation:   Clasps: Paardeberg, Johannesburg, Cape Colony. Awarded as No. 3100 Cpl. W Gomer 2 Hampshire Regiment.
  2. Decoration:   King's South Africa Medal Gazette Date: 1902-11-05 Gazette Issue: WO 100/332 Gazette Page: 247
Citation:   Clasps: South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902. Awarded as No. 3100 Cpl W Gomer, 2 Hampshire Regiment. Remarks: discharged.
Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 8th October 1908
Company: UNKNOWN
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