Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Jones
Initials:   F.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  2613515
Notes:   CMP. POW. 18 Div Pro Coy Enlisted in the Grenadier Guards, transferred to CMP. 3/10/43 Died. He was born in Manchester and resided in Cheshire. Unit shown as 19 Division in CWGC roll should be 18 Division. Captured Singapore 15/2/1942. Died from Beri Beri, 02.45hrs, 3/10/1943 at Tambaka Hospital Burma. Home address: Edgbaston House, Trevor Street. Llandudno. North Wales. Info from Japanese POW index card: Frank Jones, 31/7/1911 born Leng Road, Newton Heath, Manchester, address: Harry Jones, "Edgbaston House" Trevor Street, Llandudno, North Wales, occupation Civil Policeman, father Harry, mother Nellie. He is listed on British POW's held in Japan and Japanese Occupied Territory: 27492, Jones, Frank, L/Cpl, 2613515, Army, captured 15/2/1945, died 3/10/1943, camp MA, Malaya, (Thailand) deceased. He is listed on Malaya POW Camp List 1/11/1944: Jones, Frank, Army, L/Cpl, new POW No. IV 6317, old POW No. i/3017, 3/10/18. He is listed on Unreported Deaths of Allied Personnel: Jones, Frank, Cpl, 2613515, died 5/10/1943 from Beri Beri, cremated. Casualty List 793, Malaya, missing, 15/2/1942. Casualty List 1147, Malaya, previously reported missing now POW, previous List 793, 15/2/1942. Casualty List 1954, POW, previously reported POW now reported Died, date of death 3/10/1943, previous Lists 1147 & 1156, corrected by Malaya. Frank Jones.

POW Details:
Camp: KAMI SANKURI CAMP NO1     THAILAND
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Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 3rd October 1943
Company: 18 DIV PRO COY
Cemetery: THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY   MYANMAR
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