Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Hambrook
Initials:   W.V.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  7689903
Notes:   CMP. POW. 18 Div Pro Coy. He was born in Kent and resided in Canterbury. Captured Singapore 15/2/1942. Died of Diarrhoea 11/7/1943 at Sonkrai, Thailand. Home Address: Mrs M K Hambrook, Lodge Gate, Street End, Lower Hardres, Canterbury. Info from Japanese POW index card: William Victor Hambrook, 14/11/1906 born Wootton, Kent, address: Mr M C Hambrook, Lodge Gate, Lower Hardres, Canterbury, Kent, occupation Motor Driver, father Frederick John, mother Minnie Sarah.

POW Details:
Camp: KAMI SANKURI CAMP NO1     THAILAND
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Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 11th July 1943
Company: 18 DIV PRO COY
Cemetery: THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY   MYANMAR
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