Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Oakley
Initials:   E.E.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  7687469
Notes:   CMP. He was born in London Se and resided in Canterbury. Name spelt Oaklfy in Army Roll of Honour. Captured North Africa, May 1942. Inscription on gravestone: Treasured memories of Ernest my beloved husband Madge. Unit War Diary 50 Div Pro Coy WO 169/4163. 27/5/42 believed to be POW 7684624 Sgt Crowson, 7684491 L/Cpl Taylor R, 7687469 L/Cpl Oakley attached from 150 Bde Pro Unit, 7689440 L/Cpl Middleton H, 7684618 L/Cpl Burrell, 7614955 Cpl Harvey J M. Crowson, Taylor, Burrell escaped and returned to unit. Casualty List 865 Middle East, Missing 4/6/1942. Casualty List 911, Middle East, previously missing on List 891, now not missing, date not reported. POW Italian POW Camp No. 52, Chiabari (north west coast), Stalag VIIIC, Konin Zaganski, Poland. Ernest Edward Oakley.

POW Details:
Camp: Stalag VIII C     POLAND
Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 19th February 1945
Company: 50 DIV PRO COY
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