Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George V)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Davies
Initials:   H.W.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  P/2934
Notes:   MMP. Awarded the Victory and War Medals. First served abroad (1) France, 14/4/16. He was born in Penley, enlisted and resided in Shotton. Died, Inscription on gravestone: O for the touch of a vanished hand and the sound of a voice that is still. 10/12/1915 he enlisted in to MMP, age 24.1 years, occupation Police Constable, born Penley, Flintshire, formerly served in the Shropshire Yeomanry TF, address: Police Station, Shotton, Nr Chester, NOK brother Salop road, Overton on Dee, Nr Ellesmere. Attested 10/12/1915, Army Reserve 11/12/1915 to 1/1/1916, Home 2/1/1916 to 13/4/1916, BEF 14/4/1916 to 2/4/1919 died. 17/5/ 1916 served Rouen, 20/6/1916 served 9 Corps HQ. His brother received the following property from his brother Harold: Photos, 2 wallets, note book, 2 razors in cases, electric torch, 2 pursed, 8 chevrons, metal rule, black cat, safety razor, watch, 35 coins, dictionary, 2 knives, fountain pen, 4 lighters, 1 whistle, locket with views, 2 cigarette cases, matchbox holder, keys, metal ring, cap badge. Info from Army Register of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929.Shown as died in France & Flanders in soldier died. Info from CWGC Form, Information as to Location of Graves: Davies, MMP, attached 91 Corps, originally buried in Neuer Stadtischer Friedhof Kuskfrechen, Germany. Harold William Davies.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 2nd April 1919
Company: MMP 9 CORPS
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