Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Adams
Initials:   H.W.
Rank:   Sergeant
Army No.:  7689899
Notes:   CMP. 15 (Scottish) Division. KIA. He was born in London EC and resided in Southampton. Casualty List 1512, North West Europe, Killed in Action, 16/7/1944. Casualty List 1539, North West Europe, Killed in Action, rank should read A/Sgt, previous List 1512. Unit War Diary WO 171/476 1 Sgt and 2 L/Cpl's killed by enemy action. Died on the same day as L/Cpl's Mulcahy and Harrison of same unit. Inscription on gravestone: Dear husband and father, let's hope to meet in heaven above. Unit landed in Normandy 15/6/1944. Henry William Adams.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 16th July 1944
Company: 15 DIV PRO COY
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