Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Hirst
Initials:   H.H.
Rank:   Warrant Officer II
Army No.:  2694853
Notes:   CMP. Enlisted in the Scots Guards, transferred to CMP. 26/2/45 Died He was born and resided in Liverpool. Inscription on gravestone: Thy will be Done. History of the West Riding Constabulary 1856 - 1948 by Jack Alderson, page A26. Formerly PC 1262 West Riding Constabulary, stationed at Morley and Dewsbury. 1/12/39 enlisted, and later transferred to CMP. Home address 20 Westerton Road, Tingley, West Yorkshire. Joined the West Riding Constabulary 10/7/38. He died when a car he was travelling in was involved in a collision with a Lorry, he sustained a fractured skull from which he died. Henry Herbert Hirst.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 26th February 1945
Company: UNKNOWN
Cemetery: ALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY AND WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY   EGYPT
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