Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: White
Initials:   J.W.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  5722077
Notes:   CMP. 43 (Wessex) Div Pro Coy. He was born in Gloucester and resided in Wiltshire and formerly served in the Dorsetshire Regiment. 43 Div Pro Coy War Diary WO 171/497. 1/7/1944 1 L/Cpl Wounded (L/Cpl White). Notification received that L/Cpl white has died of his wounds. Inscription on gravestone: We never saw him die, we only know he passed away and could not say goodbye. Casualty List 1500, North West Europe, Died of Wounds, 4/7/1944. Unit shown as 44 Div Pro Coy in CWGC roll which is incorrect. John William White.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 4th July 1944
Company: 43 DIV PRO COY
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