Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George V)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Eggleston
Initials:   G.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  P/1999
Notes:   MMP. Awarded the 1915 Star, Victory and War Medals. First served abroad (1) France, 3/12/1915 to 1/8/1917. He was born in Brotton, enlisted in Saltburn and resided in Skinningrove. Died of Wounds. No inscription on gravestone. Info from Pension Index Cards:- SB.36.D. 2/D/12138. particulars of man Egglestone, George, MMP, P.1999, L/Cpl, died of wounds 1/8/17, case no. e.5, Mother died 15/7/23, particulars of Claimant Mrs Lavinia Egglestone, Mr Joshua Egglestone, 18 Stone Road, Skinningrove, relationship mother father, age 54 born 1857. Also:- Egglestone, Mrs Lavinia, Skinningrove, Yorks, 18 Stone Row, Deceased 15/7/23, 2/D/13138, No. P/1999, L/Cpl, George Egglestone, MMP. Mother awarded 6/- per week for life from 26/2/18. George Egglestone.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 1st August 1917
Company: MMP
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