Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George V)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Hankins
Initials:   G.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  P/190
Notes:   MMP. Awarded the 1915 Star, Victory and War Medals. First served abroad (1) France, 21/12/1914. Surname shown in medal roll page B18 as Harkin. He was born in Walworth, enlisted in Preston and resided in Leyland. Died. Shown in Soldiers Died as having died in Egypt. No inscription on gravestone. Info from Army Register of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929. He left the sum of £26-19-18d to his widow Elizabeth Hankins. Info from 2 x Pension Index Cards: Hankins, George, No. P/190, MMP, L/Cpl, 14/10/1916 died from malaria contracted on active service. Widow Elizabeth Hankins, born 5/4/1878, address: Rocklands" Sandy Lane, Leyland, Lancashire, Children: George Edgar born 2/2/1905. 1/5/1918 Mother received a pension of 28/4 per week for her and one child. George Hankins.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 14th October 1916
Company: MMP BASE
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