Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George V)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Clowes
Initials:   C.G.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  P/11173
Notes:   MFP. Awarded the Victory and War Medals. First served abroad (4) Mesopotamia, 7/2/1917. He was born, resided and enlisted in Penkhull. 17/7/1919 Died. Formerly Pte. King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. No. 20388 in soldiers died and Pte. 2 Northumberland Fusiliers. No. 26987 on medal card. Initials C G on medal card and G C on soldiers died and CWGC roll. He is shown on CWGC report has being buried in Hakimiyeh British Cemetery, Mesopotamia. 9/12/1915 he enlisted in the North Staffordshire Regiment, No. 20388, age 24.10 years, occupation Postman, born Penkhull. Father 1 Elliot Street, Penkhull, Stoke of Trent, Served Home 9/12/1915 to 18/10/1916, India 19/10/1916 to 6/2/1917, Mesopotamia 7/12/1917 to 19/7/1917 died of heatstroke. 1910/1916 transferred to 1 Garrison Bn East Yorkshire Regiment No. 35744, 7/2/1917 transferred to 2 Garrison Bn Northumberland Fusiliers, No. 62967, 12/3/1917 transferred to MFP. Info from 2 x Army Register of Soldiers' Effects 1901-1929. Died, illness, Makina, Iraq. 28/4/1919 his father Henry received £1-03-01. Info from Dependant's Pension Card. Colin George Clowes, No. 11173, L/Cpl, MFP Claimant, mother Harriet Clowes, 1 Elliot Street, Stoke on Trent. 20/8/1918 received a pension of 10/- per week for life. Colin George Clowes.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 19th July 1917
Company: MFP
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