Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George V)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Eccles
Initials:   J.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  P/14597
Notes:   MFP. Awarded the 1915 Star, Victory and War Medals. First served abroad (1) France, 1/6/1915 to 16/7/16 and Italy 21/12/17 to 27/10/18. Formerly Pte. 9 Royal Fusiliers. No. 784. He was born in Lambeth, enlisted in Wandsworth and resided in Lower Tooting. Died, illness. Inscription on gravestone: Life's work well done, life's crown well won, now comes rest. War Office Casualty List, 10/12/1918, Died. Military Foot Police, Eccles, 14597, L/Cpl J (Battersea SW).

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 27th October 1918
Company: MFP
Cemetery: STAGLIENO CEMETERY GENOA   ITALY
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