Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Tooke
Initials:   S.G.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  1741095
Notes:   CMP. 105 Pro Coy. 13/12/40 enlisted in the Royal Artillery, 15/2/41 transferred to CMP. 11/2/42 died. He was born in London NW and resided in Northamptonshire. Number shown as 1740195 in Army Roll of Honour. War Diary 105 Pro Coy. WO 169/6650. 12/2/42 following message received by DPM from DAPM Traffic, 8 Army. Serious accident today at Bardia junction traffic control post. 1741095 L/Cpl Tooke, Dead, 7254457 Cpl Goldsmith badly burned on both hands. 7689791 L/Cpl Madden burned on arms and face. Details will be forwarded as soon as obtained. 19/2/42 tent fire at MP post, Court of Inquiry 10.00 hrs, 20/2/42. Stephen George Tooke.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 11th February 1942
Company: 105 PRO COY
Cemetery: TOBRUK WAR CEMETERY   LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA
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