Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Carnegie
Initials:   R.
Rank:   Sergeant
Army No.:  1539744
Notes:   CMP. He was born and resided in Dundee and formerly served in the Royal Artillery. 3/6/1946 Sgt Carnegie recovered from river Havel, Spandau, Berlin. Life extinct. Court of inquiry summoned. Unit War Diary of 26 traffic Control Company. WO 171/10764. Unit War Diary WO 171/10783 89 Section SIB, Berlin. 1/6 Jan 1946, Case of death of CMP (TC) Sergeant caused by being drunk and according to footprints in the snow, falling off a low jetty and through the ice of a canal, thereby being drowned. Casualty Lists 2018 Western Europe, Died, 1/3/1946. Casualty List 2026, corrections, previous list 2018, Western Europe, Died, 1/3/1946 should read Died Result of Accident. Inscription on gravestone: To the World he was but one, to us he was the world. Robert Carnegie.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 1st March 1946
Company: 26 TC COMPANY
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