Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Clift
Initials:   J.H.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  843639
Notes:   CMP. POW. He was born in Dudley and resided in Worcestershire and formerly served in the Royal Artillery. Captured 25/12/1941, Hong Kong. 25/12/1941 casualty lists 706 to 721, Hong Kong, Missing. Died from chronic enteritis. Inscription on gravestone: At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember him. Info from Japanese POW index card: John Henry Clift. Born 1/9/1917 in Dudley, home address: 17 Fern Road, Priory, Dudley, father William, mother Ethel. John Henry Clift.

POW Details:
Camp: Stanley     HONG KONG
Notes:
Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 21st November 1942
Company: Hong Kong Command
Cemetery: STANLEY MILITARY CEMETERY   HONG KONG
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