Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George V)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Wilson
Initials:   R.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  P/12051
Notes:   MMP. Awarded the Victory and War Medals. 29/2/1919 Died. First served abroad (1) France, 24/7/16 to 3/7/17. He was born in Morningside, Edinburgh,enlisted in Edinburgh and resided in St. Boswell's. 8/9/15 enlisted Pte. 1 Lothian & Border Horse No. 2407. Home address: View Field, St Boswell and Dalkeith Park, Home Farm, Dalkeith, Edinburgh. He was wounded on the 27/4/15. Served Home 8/9/15 to 23/7/16, BEF 24/7/16 to 13/7/17, Home 14/7/16. Died at 44 Casualty Clearing Station, Cologne, Germany, Army Register of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929. Robert Wilson. His mother received the following property: 15 coins, disc, letters, photographs and cards, wallet, cigarette case, cigarette lighter, strap for a German Helmet, knife, badge, corkscrew etc combined and lanyard, watch (broken) and part of case, metal ring. Info from dependant's pension card: Robert Wilson, No. 12051, L/Cpl, MMP, 28/2/1919 died from bronco pneumonia, dependant Helen Hush (mother) of Dalkeith Park, Home Farm, Dalkeith and Northfield Portabello.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 28th February 1919
Company: MMP 3RD TC SQN 2 ARMY
Cemetery: COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY   GERMANY
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