Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Evans
Initials:   C.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  7885007
Notes:   HE WAS BORN IN CHESHIRE AND RESIDED IN CHESTER AND FORMERLY SERVED IN THE ROYAL TANK REGT. 3/3/44 7885007 L/CPL EVANS C FOUND DEAD IN COMPANY HQ BILLET, EVIDENCE POINTS TO SUICIDE. COURT OF INQUIRY TO BE HELD. DEATH DUE TO SUICIDE WHILE MIND DE-RANGED. UNIT WAR DIARY WO170/3551. INSCRIPTION ON GRAVESTONE: UNTIL THE DAY BREAK AND THE SHADOWS FLEE AWAY.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 3rd March 1944
Company: 115 PRO COY
Cemetery: MINTURNO WAR CEMETERY   ITALY
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