Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George V)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Main
Initials:   G.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  P/5935
Notes:   MFP. Awarded the 1915 Star, Victory and War Medals. First served abroad (1) France, 4/1/1915 to 15/5/1918. Formerly Pte. 2 Highland Light Infantry. No. 1311. Killed in Action, killed by enemy aircraft , Army Register of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929. He was born in Edinburgh, enlisted in Denbeath and resided in Buckhaven. Inscription on gravestone. Sacred to the memory of all who knew and loved him. Info from pension index card: George Main, No. P/5935, L/Cpl, MFP, 15/5/1918 killed by bombs dropped from an enemy aeroplane, widow Margaret L Main, c/o Mrs Stuart, 268 Cannon Street, Edinburgh, child Louisa D S, born 18/5/1918, date of expiry 18/5/1929, 3/6/1918 given grant of £6, 25/11/1918 pension of 20/5 d per week.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 15th May 1918
Company: MFP
Cemetery: ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION   FRANCE
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