Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Avery
Initials:   R.E.J.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  7690473
Notes:   CMP. Enlisted in CMP. He was born in London SE and resided in Exeter. 17/1/1945 Died. War Diary WO 170/7011, 182 Company Ports. 18/1/1945 called to 22 General hospital to make arrangements for burial of L/Cpl Avery who died there. Casualty List 1671, Italy, died, 17/1/1945. Inscription on gravestone: A soul goes out on the east wind that died for England's sake. 1942 serving with 175 Company, Ports at Barry Docks, 2/1943 posted to 182 Company, Ports, Southampton Docks. Richard Edwin John Avery.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 17th January 1945
Company: 182 PORTS COY
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