Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Whitfield
Initials:   J.E.
Rank:   Captain
Army No.:  164657
Notes:   Provost Officer. East Lancashire Regiment. 19/12/41 posted to CMP. VP Western Command. He was born in Preston and resided in Blackpool. War Diary WO 169/19431 January - December 1944, No. 2 Base Provost Company. 19/2/44 Capt J Whitfield Admitted to Hospital. 28/2/44 Capt Whitfield discharged from hospital and resumed command. 8/3/44 Capt Whitfield deceased. 10/3/44 Funeral of Capt Whitfield. 14/3/44 Court of inquiry into Capt Whitfield's death.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 3rd August 1944
Company: 2 BASE PRO COY
Cemetery: BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY   IRAQ
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