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:   HE WAS BORN IN OXFORDSHIRE AND RESIDED IN WILTSHIRE. 10 JULY 43 AT ABOUT 15.00 HRS DURING HEAVY AERIAL BOMBADMENT SGT SHUTTLER AND LCPL BORGINO WERE KILLED AND L/CPL'S SMITH P, WYATT, SIDEBOTTOM A, WINTON G. STENSON P AND CPL TOWNLEY 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 804567. LATER ENTRY THE BODIES OF SGT SHUTTLER AND L/CPL BORGINO WERE DUG UP AND BURIED AT MAP REF 066183 AVOLA EDITION III. WAR DIARY WO 169/13288. HIS NAME IS SPELT BORGIND IN ARMY ROLL OF HONOUR. HE WAS BURIED AT CASSIBLE CEMETERY (GEORGE BEACH) BUT GRAVE LOST. HE IS NAMED ON A SPECIAL MEMORIAL E. INSCRIPTION ON GRAVESTONE: THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 10th July 1943
Company: 641 IND PRO UNIT
Cemetery: SYRACUSE WAR CEMETERY   ITALY
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