Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Mitchell
Initials:   J.
Rank:   Private
Army No.:  722166
Notes:   CMP. VP. 9/4/1921 he enlisted in the Royal Artillery, 8/7/1921 transferred to the Gordon Highlanders. He was born and resided in Aberdeen, address: father, 4 Nova Place, Aberdeen. Inscription on gravestone: A nature worth loving, a heart purer than gold, to all who loved him his memory never grows old. These is a small vase by the side of the grave inscribed from Father, Brothers and Sisters. Unit War Diary HQ CMP Ports. WO 166/16277. 16/6/44 Casualties. 1419231 Pte F L Southwood CMP (VP) 176 attached 193 Coy Ports killed in air raid at King George V Docks, London E 16. 722166 Pte J Mitchell VP CMP 177 (attached 193) Coy Ports seriously injured at the same time. Inscription on gravestone: A nature worth living, a heart purer than gold, his memory never grow old. Casualty List 1483, Home, Wounded, 16/6/1944. 25/6/1944 Casualty List 1513, Home, previously reported wounded 16/6/1944, now reported died of wounds, previous List 1483, 25/6/1944. John Mitchell.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 25th June 1944
Company: UNKNOWN
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