Corps of Military Police (India)

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police India (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Rotherham
Initials:   F.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  4978827
Notes:   CMP (I). Formerly Sherwood Foresters. He was born and resided in Sheffield. 11/4/1945 Pyawbe 12.00hrs, Bridge on main road found bombed, diversion road used, Division arrived PYAWBWE and established box in Wind Farm. L/Cpl Rotherham and L/Naik Chandrabahadwin, 48 Brigade detachment blown up in jeep by mine on entering. L/Cpl Rotherham killed and L/Naik Chandrabahadwin seriously injured. 1 x 3 tonner blown up by mine on main road in town. 17 Indian Div Pro Unit, Unit War Diary WO 172/6995.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 11th April 1945
Company: 17 INDIAN DIV PRO UNIT
Cemetery: TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY   MYANMAR
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