Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Godfrey
Initials:   A.R.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  5389474
Notes:   HE WAS BORN AND RESIDED IN READING AND FORMERLY SERVED IN THE OX & BUCKS LI. 21/6/45 FATAL JEEP ACCIDENT S. DONA DI PIAVE, SGT CLARKE KILLED, L/CPL GODFREY SERIOUSLY INJURED, L/CPL JONES SLIGHT INJURIES. 27/6/45 CPL GODFREY DIED AS A RESULT OF TA ON 21ST. 4/4/45 COURT OF ENQUIRY AT 55 ARMY AREA TO INVESTIGATE DEATHS OF SGT E C CLARKE AND L/CPL GODFREY. 43 TC COY UNIT WAR DIARY WO 170/7082. . INSCRIPTION ON GRAVESTONE: IN LOVING MEMORY OF A GOOD SON AND BROTHER, ALSO A DEVOTED FRIEND OF IVY, GONE TO HIS HOME ABOVE.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 23rd June 1945
Company: 43 TC COY
Cemetery: CORIANO RIDGE WAR CEMETERY   ITALY
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