Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Ayleward
Initials:   J.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  7688872
Notes:   CMP. Enlisted in to CMPP. He was born in Yorkshire and resided in Leeds. Captured at Singapore 15/2/1942. Died from Cholera 2/9/1943 at Kami Sonkrai. Thailand. Widow: Mr Aylward, 133 York Road, Leeds 9. Information from Japanese POW card index: James Ayleward, Born 16/6/11, occupation Labourer, 18 Div Pro Coy, born Normanton, Leeds, Yorkshire. Casualty List 793, Malaya, Missing, 15/2/1942. Casualty List 1099, previously reported missing now reported as POW, 793, 5/2/1942. Casualty List 1930, POW, previously reported POW now reported died, 2/9/1943, previous List 1099 Malaya. Named on Roster of British POW's captured by Japanese Forces: 1596, Ayleward, James, L/Cpl, 7688872, captured 15/2/1942, liberated 2/9/1943, camp Malaya, Deceased. Named on Malaya POW Camp List, 1/11/1944: Aylward, James, Army, L/Cpl, new POW No. IV1487, old POW No. i/1131, 7688872. Named on Kami Sonkri Camp No. 1 nominal roll of British prisoners: 7688872, L/Cpl, Aylward, J, CMP, Died 2/9/1943. Named on "F" Force Nominal Roll: 7688872, L/Cpl Aylward, J, CMP, 18 Div, died 2/9/1943 also named on "F" Force Nominal Roll, Train 7 and nominal roll of overland party "F", 24/4/1943. Death Certificate, Ayleward, James, L/Cpl, 7688872, died from Cholera, 2/9/1943, Buried. Jack Avery.

POW Details:
Camp: Thanbyuzayat     MYANMAR
Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 2nd September 1943
Company: 18 DIV PRO COY
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