Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Brooks
Initials:   G.D.
Rank:   Private
Army No.:  5827077
Notes:   CMP. 16 Company TC. 10/12/37 enlisted in the Suffolk Regiment, 25/1/41 transferred to CMP. 4/8/44 Died. Casualty Lists 1526, North West Europe, Killed in Action, 4/8/1944. He was born and resided in Suffolk. War Diary 16 Company TC, WO 171/3357: 4/8/44 Somervieu, enemy aircraft dropped a bomb on unit location after being caught in a AA barrage. 4 other ranks killed, Brooks, Fincham, McGowan, Ward, 24 wounded mostly by blast. Inscription on gravestone: Deep in our hearts a memory is kept, of one we loved dearly. George Douglas Brooks.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 4th August 1944
Company: 16 TC COY
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