Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Borgino
Initials:   E.G.
Rank:   Corporal
Army No.:  7687414
Notes:   CMP. He was born in Oxfordshire and resided in Wiltshire. 641 Ind Pro Unit War Diary Wo 169/13288. 10/7/1943 at about 15.00 hrs during heavy aerial bombardment, Sgt Shuttler and L/Cpl Borgino were killed and L/Cpl's Smith P, Wyatt, Sidebottom A, Winton G, Stenson P and Townely F were wounded and moved to hospital. All these NCO's were of the beach section. No trace found of Sgt Shuttler and L/Cpl Borgino. The complete kits of these NCO's were lost also Thompson SMG's serial No's S/513244, S/52551, S/503169 and pistol No. 504569. Later entry - the bodies of Sgt Shuttler and L/Cpl Borgino were dug up and buried at map reference 066183 Avola Edition III. His name is spelt Borgind in Army Roll of Honour. Inscription on gravestone: Their Glory shall not be blotted out. Killed on George Beach Nr. Cassible and buried there, grave now lost. Died with Sgt Shuttler of same unit. Casualty List 1210, Sicily, Killed in Action, 10/7/1943. Eric Gordon Borgino.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 10th July 1943
Company: 641 IND PRO UNIT
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