Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Richardson
Initials:   C.
Rank:   Private
Army No.:  6406482
Notes:   CMP. 604 Company VP. He was born and resided in Essex and formerly served in the Royal Sussex Regiment. Shown as CQMS in soldiers died. Casualty List 1549, North West Europe, Wounded, 28/6/1944, 28/6/1944, delete above entry (subsequently shown on List 1501 as died of wounds), 28/6/1944. Casualty Lists 1497 North West Europe, Wounded,28/6/1944, deleted CR1549/32. Casualty List 1501, North West Europe, reported wounded now reported Died of Wounds, previous List 1497, 30/6/1944. Casualty List 1552, North West Europe, previous wounded not died of wounds, 28/6/1944, 30/6/1944, should read Died of accident previous list 1501, 1497 corrected by 1549.War Diary, 604 Company VP, WO 171/3385. 28/6/44 First casualty 6406482 Pte C Richardson admitted to hospital at Reviers as a result of a motorcycle accident. Died 30/6/44. Inscription on gravestone: In ever loving memory, he gave his tomorrow for out today. Charles Richardson.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 30th June 1944
Company: 604 VP COY
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