Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Ager
Initials:   R.H.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  5051058
Notes:   CMP. 243 (Beach) HQ Pro Coy. He was born and resided in Staffordshire and formerly served in the North Staffordshire Regiment. (No. shown in Army Roll of Honour 5051058). Unit War Diary WO 171/3388. 13/4/1944. 02.15 hrs, L/Cpl Ager, 243 pro Coy and L/Cpl Rodley, 18 Durham Light Infantry, 36 Beach Brick killed in accident between motorcycle and DUKW of 705 (GT) Company, RASC. at Asnelles Sur Mer. Buried in graveyard opposite Asnelles Sur Mer Church. Inscription on gravestone: Forever remembered by his loving wife Hilda, Dad and Sister. 10 Beach Group, 50 Div, Gold Beach. Casualty List 1488, North West Europe, Died of Wounds, 13/6/1944. Casualty List 1528, North West Europe, corrections, previous List 1488, died of wounds, should read Died Result of Accident, 13/6/1944. No. also shown as 5051053. Robert Herbert Ager.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 13th June 1944
Company: 243 PRO COY
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