Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Agnew
Initials:   A.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  7689875
Notes:   CMP. POW. 18 Div Pro Coy. He was born in Rutherglen and resided in Glasgow, occupation Salesman. Captured at Singapore 15/2/1942. Died of Cholera 4/6/1942 Sonkrai, Thailand. Wife Mrs A Agnew, Wellington Cottage, Hurlford, Ayrshire. Info from Japanese Index Card POW's: Born 3/6/12, from Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, occupation Salesman, home address: Susannah Agnew, Wellington Cottage, Hurlford, Scotland. Casualty List 793, Malaya, Missing, 15/2/1942. Casualty List 1120, Malaya, previously reported Missing now reported POW, previous List 793, 15/2/1942. Casualty List 1940, POW, previously reported POW now reported Died, previous List 1120, Malaya. Named on List for "F" Force: 7689875, L/Cpl. Agnew, A, CMP, 18 Div, Died 5/6/1943. Named on List British POW held in Japan or Japanese Territory: 264, Agnew, Arthur, L/Cpl, 7689875, Army, captured 15/2/1942, Died 5/6/1943, Malaya, Deceased. Named on List Malaya POW Camp 1/11/1944: Agnew, Arthur, Army, L/Cpl, new POW No. IV1209, old POW No. i/997, 7689875, 17/7/1917. Named on Nominal Roll "F" Force working party, Thailand, 7689875, L/Cpl, Agnew, Army, CMP, 18 Div Pro Coy, Died 5/6/1943. Named on Roll of POW's transferred overland to Camps 4/1943: 1/997, Agnew, A, 7689875, L/Cpl, 18 Div Pro Coy. Named in Death Register Thailand, Burma, Railway Camps, "F" & "H" Force: 7689875, Agnew, A, L/Cpl, 18 Div Pro Coy, 5/6/1943 died, Cholera, C19, Sonkrai, Thailand. Named on POW Camp List, 1/11/1944: Agnew, Arthur, Army, L/Cpl, new POW No. IV1209, old POW No. i/997, 7689875, C5/6/1918. Arthur Agnew.

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Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 5th June 1943
Company: 18 DIV PRO COY
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