Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: MacKenzie
Initials:   W.S.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  2816696
Notes:   CMP. POW. 18 Div Pro Coy. Enlisted in the Seaforth Highlanders. 12/7/40 Transferred to CMP. 1/9/43 Died. He was born in Caithness and resided in Edinburgh. Name spelt Machenzie in Army roll of Honour. Captured Singapore 15/2/1942. Died of Diarrhoea, 1/9/1943 at Tambaya, Burma. Home address: Mrs M MacKenzie, 6 Livingstone Place, Edinburgh 9. Info from Japanese POW index card: William MacKenzie, 23/5/1904 born Wick, Caithness, Scotland, address: mrs M MacKenzie, 6 Livingstone Place, Edinburgh, occupation Bus Conductor, father William, mother Jane.

POW Details:
Camp: KAMI SANKURI CAMP NO1     THAILAND
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Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 1st September 1943
Company: 18 DIV PRO COY
Cemetery: THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY   MYANMAR
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