Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George V)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Mason
Initials:   J.E.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  P/16436
Notes:   MMP. Awarded the 1915 Star, Victory and War Medals. First served abroad (1) France, 10/7/1915. Formerly Pte. 1/1 Westmorland & Cumberland Yeomanry. No. 2464. He was born in St Andrew's, Penrith enlisted and resided in Penrith. No inscription on gravestone. Information from CWGC form Information as to location of graves: he was first buried in Poppelsdorfer Friedhof, Bonn, Germany Info from Army Register of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929. Died, Illness. Left £32.10.13 to his Mother Sarah Ann Doran, Railway Hotel, Penrith. Info from pension card: John Edward Mason, No. P/16436, A/L/Cpl, MMP, 23/2/1919 died from influenza, claimant Mrs Sarah Ann Doran, mother, born 1857, Railway Hotel, Penrith, Mother, born 1857. Claimant died 12/2/1921 transfer of pension refused, 126/3/1922. John Edward Mason.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 23rd February 1919
Company: MMP 34TH DIV
Cemetery: COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY   GERMANY
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