Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Latham
Initials:   W.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  11425640
Notes:   CMP. He was born in Preston and resided in Bedford and formerly served in the Royal Artillery, transferred to CMP. No inscription on gravestone. War Diary 3 Div Pro Coy, WO 171/4143: 20 April 1945 L/Cpl killed and 1 section Sergeant injured owing to jeep detonating an enemy laid mine on grass verge (in area of Kaltenkamp). Casualty List, 1483, North West Europe, Wounded, 17/6/1944. Casualty List 1754, Western Europe, killed in action, 20/4/1945. William Latham.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 20th April 1945
Company: 3 DIV PRO COY
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