Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Barlow
Initials:   F.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  3443386
Notes:   CMP. Enlisted in the Border Regiment, transferred to CMP. 28/10/44 Died. He was born in Rochdale and resided in Bury. Inscription on gravestone: Greater Love hath no man. Extract from the Rochdale Observer, 18/11/44: Lance Corporal F Barlow, Corps of Military Police died in hospital at Alexandria from yellow fever on October 28th and was buried at Chatby Cemetery in the suburbs of Alexandria. he was 34 years of age and his wife and son live at 22 Farm Walk, Belfield, Mrs Barlow has received a letter of sympathy from the Commanding Officer of the detachment in which her husband was serving at the time of his death. Lance Corporal Barlow had been in the Army nearly 14 years, and served with the Border Regiment and the Lancers before joining the Corps of Military Police. He went to France at the outbreak of war, was at Dunkirk and had been in the Middle East about two years.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 28th October 1944
Company: UNKNOWN
Cemetery: ALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY AND WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY   EGYPT
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