Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Bailey
Initials:   A.J.
Rank:   Private
Army No.:  5783652
Notes:   CMP. VP. Northern Command. 202 Pro Coy. Enlisted in the Royal Norfolk Regiment, transferred to Devonshire Regiment, transferred to CMP. 4/3/46 Died. He was born and resided in Glasgow. He was killed with L/Cpl Bailey by Egyptian rioters in Alexandria. See Story of the RMP by A V Lovell-Knight, 1977, pages 123 to 125. Inscription on gravestone: In memory of my darling husband, sleep on beloved sleep on and take thy rest. Cpl Jump and L/Cpl Ayres of 202 Pro Coy were awarded the BEM for this incident. See on this site: Miscellaneous Information WWII, Court of Inquiry, 4 March 1946, Attack on CMP Post. Casualty List 2009, Middle East, Died, 4/3/1946. Inscription on gravestone: Not only today but everyday I remember thee. Beloved husband of C K Bailey. Arthur James Bailey.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 4th March 1946
Company: 202 PRO COY
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