Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Gilruth
Initials:   P.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  1026738
Notes:   CMP. POW. 18 Div Pro Coy. Enlisted in the Royal Artillery (Field, Coast & AA), transferred to CMP. 20/10/43 Died. He was born in Perthshire and resided in Dundee. Captured Singapore 15/2/1942. Died of Diarrhoea and Beri Beri, 13.00 hrs 20/10/1943 at Talbaya hospital, Burma. Wife's home address: Mrs G Gilruth, 21 Foreback Road, Dundee, Scotland. Information from Japanese POW index card: Peter Gilruth. Born Alyth, Perthshire on 27/8/01, occupation Jute Worker, address: Catherine Gilruth, 21 Foreback Road, Dundee, Scotland.

POW Details:
Camp: Burma     MYANMAR
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Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 20th October 1943
Company: 18 DIV PRO COY
Cemetery: THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY   MYANMAR
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