Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Bedwell
Initials:   B.
Rank:   Corporal
Army No.:  543849
Notes:   CMP. 204 Provost Company. 2/7/1924 he enlisted in the Cavalry of the Line, 13/18 Hussars, age 20.9 years, occupation Stoker, born Fulham, London, NOK father 109 Greyhound Road, Hammersmith, London W6, 5/12/1925 transferred to 15/19 hussars, 3/11/1939 he transferred to CMP. He was born in London SW and resided in London NW. Unit War Diary 204 Provost Company, WO 169/2559. 3/9/41 Cpl Bedwell involved in a motorcycle accident, motorcycle total loss, Cpl Bedwell suffering from concussion. 5/9/41 Cpl Bedwell died of Cerebral Concussion at Mersa Matruh. Inscription on gravestone: In memory of my darling husband, his devoted wife Monica, London NW10. Casualty List 642, Egypt, died as a result of an accident4/9/1941. Benjamin Bedwell.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 4th September 1941
Company: 204 PRO COY
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