Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Grimley
Initials:   P.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  3853199
Notes:   CMP. Enlisted in the Loyal Regiment. 7/6/41 Transferred to CMP. Died 14/11/42. He was born and resided in Armagh. He died at sea. War Diary WO 169/6654, 115 Pro Coy, 22/7/1942, List of missing after operations in Western Desert: No. 3853199 L/Cpl Grimley P. He was captured in North Africa 6/42 and was being transported to Italy in a Italian ship SS Scillin with 810 other Prisoners of War, when the ship was attacked by the British Submarine HMS Sahib, 15 miles off Cap Bon, Tunisia. 5 other CMP Died with him: Dodds, Kinching, McCarthy, Mellowes and Murphy. Patrick Grimley.

POW Details:
Camp: Not Known     GERMANY
Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 14th November 1942
Company: 115 PRO COY
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