Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Gooch
Initials:   S.A.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  7688791
Notes:   CMP. POW. 18 Div Pro Coy, He was born in London E and resided in Southampton. Captured Singapore 15/2/1942. His No. in CWGC shown as 7688191 which is the No. of Cpl C G Crabb, CMP Buried in Bari, Italy. Died of Diarrhoea 01.00hrs 23/10/1943 at Tanbaya Hospital Burma. Home address: 40 Seaview Estate, Netley Abbey, Hampshire. Information from Japanese POW index card: Stanley Gooch. Born 17/1/14 at West Ham, London, occupation Grocer, Unit 18 Div Pro Coy, home address: Mrs S Gooch, 46 Sea View Estate, Netley Abbey, Hampshire, father Arthur, mother Lillis.

POW Details:
Camp: KAMI SANKURI CAMP NO1     THAILAND
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Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 23rd October 1943
Company: 18 DIV PRO COY
Cemetery: THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY   MYANMAR
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