Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George V)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Heslop
Initials:   J.W.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  P/4987
Notes:   MFP. Awarded the 1914 Star, Victory and War Medals. First served abroad (1) France, 13/8/1914 to 2/11/1914 and 28/3/1915. Formerly Pte. 1 Coldstream Guards. No. 8602. No inscription on gravestone. He was born and resided in Bishop Aukland and enlisted in Darlington. 1/10/1916 to MFP. Info from Army Register of Soldiers Effects 1901-1929. Died. from influenza. 16/8/1919 mother Sarah received £29-00-07, 23/8/1919 RP Woking £1-03-00, 30/9/1919 Sarah 6/8d including £26-10-00 war gratuity. Info from Pension Index Cards: Heslop. John William No. P/4987, MFP, A/L/Cpl. 16/2/1919 died from influenza. Dependant Mrs Sarah Heslop, 30 Grasmere Street, West Hartlepool, mother changed to John William Heslop, 170 York Road, West Hartlepool. father. 29/9/1919 he received 8/- peer week pension. John William Heslop.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 16th February 1919
Company: MFP 2ND ARMY
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