Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George V)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Carter
Initials:   A.
Rank:   Corporal
Army No.:  269
Notes:   MMP. Formerly 1 Dragoon Guards, 24/8/88 transferred to MMP. 20/5/1895 died struck by train at Gas Works Bridge, Aldershot. Alfred Carter. Extract from the Cheshire Observer, 25/5/95. Sergeant Carter of the Military Mounted Police, was cut to pieces on the railway about 3 miles from Aldershot. Extract from the Western Morning News. 24/5/95. MILITARY FUNERALS AT ALDERSHOT. This afternoon there was a large gathering at the Mliitary Cemetery to witness the funerals of Pensioner Ross R P who committed suicide; of Sergt. Carter, Military Mounted Police who was cut to pieces on the railway; and Private Kent, RMLI (Plymouth Division). The funeral party in connection with Carter's interment was found by the 9th Lancers, and was attended by all the military and civilian police off duty, including the Provost Marshall (Capt. Emerson), the deputy chief constable of the county (Mr C H Stehenson), railway officials and others.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 20th May 1895
Company: MMP
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