Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Davis
Initials:   C.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  7690132
Notes:   CMP. POW. 18 Div Pro Coy. He was born and resided in Southampton, Captured Singapore 15/2/1942. Died from Diarrhoea 30/8/1943, Sonkrai, Thailand. Widow's address: Mrs M Davis, Ivy Cottage, Westport, Curry Rivell, Somerset. Info from Japanese POW index card: Cyril Davis. Born 21/3/1908 at Horton, address: May Davis, Ivy Cottage, Westport, Curry Rivel, Somerset, occupation chauffeur, father John Henry, mother Elsie. Extract from Taunton Courier, and Western Advertiser, 10/5/43. WESTPORT. MISSING - NOW PRISONER OF WAR. Mrs M E Davis has received news that her husband, L/Cpl C Davis, Corps of Military Police is a prisoner of war in Japanese hands. He had been missing since Singapore fell in February 1942.

POW Details:
Camp: KAMI SANKURI CAMP NO1     THAILAND
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Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 30th August 1943
Company: 18 DIV PRO COY
Cemetery: THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY   MYANMAR
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