Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Powell
Initials:   V.A.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  1557953
Notes:   CMP. 103 Pro Coy TC. 13/6/40 enlisted in the Royal Artillery (field), 26/1/41 transferred to CMP. 25/1/41 Died. He was born and resided in London SW. War Diary 103 Pro Coy TC, WO 170/7002. Naples, 12/8/45, 1557953 L/Cpl Powell V A died fro self inflicted gun shot wounds. Inscription on gravestone: The parting was painful but god knoweth best, his devoted wife and child.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 12th August 1945
Company: 103 (ARMY) PRO COY
Cemetery: CASERTA WAR CEMETERY   ITALY
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