Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Cowan
Initials:   G.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  3194338
Notes:   CMP. POW. 18 Div Pro Coy. Enlisted in the Kings Own Scottish Borderer's. 12/1/41 Transferred to CMP. 19/9/43 Died. He was born and resided in Roxburghshire. Captured Singapore 15/2/1942. Died from Tropical Ulcers 19/9/1942 Tambya, Burma. Home address: 11 Earl Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire. Info from Japanese POW index card: George Cowan. Born 3/6/1916 at Hawick, Scotland, occupation Builder, home address: Alice Cowan, 11 Earl Street, Hawick , Scotland, father William, mother Esther.

POW Details:
Camp: Burma     MYANMAR
Notes:
Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 19th September 1943
Company: 18 DIV PRO COY
Cemetery: THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY   MYANMAR
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