Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Ward
Initials:   J.F.
Rank:   Private
Army No.:  6287950
Notes:   CMP. 16 Company TC. Enlisted in the Buffs, transferred to the East Surrey Regiment, 31/8/42 transferred to CMP. 4/8/44 Died. He was born in London SE. 4/8/1944 Casualty Lists 1526 North West Europe, Killed in Action,4/8/1944. No. shown as 6887950 in this report, 6287950 correct No. War Diary 16 Company TC, WO 171/3357: 4/8/44 Somervieu, enemy aircraft dropped a bomb on unit location after being caught in a AA barrage. 4 other ranks killed, Fincham, McGowan, Ward, 24 wounded mostly by blast. No inscription on gravestone. John Francis Ward.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 4th August 1944
Company: 16 TC COY
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