Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Hockey
Initials:   W.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  7688656
Notes:   CMP. POW. 18 Div Pro Coy. He was born in Stockport and resided in Manchester. Captured Singapore 15/2/1942. Died of Diarrhoea 23/8/1943 at Sonkrai, Thailand. Home address Mrs E L Hockey, 191 Manchester Road, Denton, Manchester. Info from Japanese POW index card: William Hockey, 21/1/1911 born Offerton, Stockport, Cheshire, address: Mother Lisle Hockey, 191 Manchester Road, Denton, Manchester, occupation Hatter, father John Wilfred, mother Mary.

POW Details:
Camp: KAMI SANKURI CAMP NO1     THAILAND
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Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 23rd August 1943
Company: 18 DIV PRO COY
Cemetery: THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY   MYANMAR
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