Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Dodds
Initials:   W.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  405690
Notes:   CMP. 205 Pro Coy. Enlisted in the Royal Scots Greys, transferred to CMP. 14/11/42 Died. He was born in Clackmannanshire and resided in Ayr. Died at sea. He was captured in North Africa in 6/42 and was being transported to Italy in an Italian Ship the SS Scillin with 810 Allied prisoners when the ship was attacked by the British submarine HMS Sahib, 15 miles off Capt Bon, Tunisia. 5 other CMP died with him, namely: Grimley, Kinchin, McCarthy, Mellowes and Murphy. William Dodds.

POW Details:
Camp: Not Known     GERMANY
Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 14th November 1942
Company: 205 PRO COY
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