Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Cooke
Initials:   T.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  6012685
Notes:   CMP. 1 Airborne Div Pro Coy. 26/11/37 enlisted in the 1/4 Essex Regiment, 25/1/41 transferred to CMP. 22/112/43 Died. He was born and resided in Essex. Jeep hit by shell killing Cpl McBride and Lt Wood (Pegasus Patrol, page 48). Inscription on gravestone: In god's good time we shall meet again. Mum, Dad, brother and sister. Thomas Cooke.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 22nd December 1943
Company: 1 AIRBORNE DIV PRO
Cemetery: SANGRO RIVER WAR CEMETERY   ITALY
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