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. 31/5/1934 he enlisted in the Scots Guards for 4/8 years, 21/2/1938 transferred to Army Reserve, 3/1/1940 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. Casualty List 1711, Middle East, Died, 26/2/1945, CL 1739, 33 Died Result of Accident, Casualty List 1739, corrections, Middle East, previous List 1711, Died, casualty should read Died Result of Accident, 26/2/1945, rank W/WO II (CSM). Henry Herbert Hirst.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 26th February 1945
Company: UNKNOWN
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