Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Garrity
Initials:   C.F.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  3456816
Notes:   CMP. 105 Pro Coy. 13/6/40 enlisted in the Lancashire Fusiliers, 25/1/41 transferred to CMP. 12/10/43 Died. He was born and resided in Blackburn. Diary of Sgt F Howden, CMP: Run down by a British truck whilst route signing, L/Cpl Roberts, Seriously injured. 105 Pro Coy War Diary, WO 169/13253. 12/10/43, 09.30 hrs accident occurred on road north of Cerignola involving Company 15 cwt truck and a 3 ton lorry resulting in the death of L/Cpl Garrity, buried in civil cemetery at Cerignola. Casualty List 1279, North Africa, Accidentally Killed, 12/10/1943 No Inscription on gravestone. Charles Francis Garrity.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 12th October 1943
Company: 105 PRO COY
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