Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George V)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Young
Initials:   R.H.
Rank:   Sergeant
Army No.:  P/7732
Notes:   MFP. Awarded the 1915 Star, Victory and War Medals. First served abroad (2a) Balkans, 23/9/1915 to 17/2/1916. Formerly Pte. 1/1 Welsh Horse. No. 110. He was born in Newport, Mons, enlisted in Cardiff and resided in Newport. Died at 3 Western General Hospital, Newport from illness. Army Register of Soldiers' Effects 1901-1929 Inscription on gravestone: Sleeping until the great reveille sounds. Info from pension card: Richard Harry Young. 8/11/18 died. Widow Ethel Blodwen Young, address: 14 Station Road, Newport, Mons. 19/5/19 widow and 3 children received pension of 32/1 per week.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 8th November 1918
Company: MFP 14TH AREA COMD
Cemetery: NEWPORT (ST WOOLOS) CEMETERY   UNITED KINGDOM
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