Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: West
Initials:   A.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  5628785
Notes:   CMP. He was born and resided in Birmingham He is shown as Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment in CWGC Roll and Army Roll of Honour 1939-45. His regimental No. is Devonshire Regiment. Unit War Diary WO 170/3564, 640 Ind Pro Unit, 8 Indian Div). 3/2/44 21.00 hrs, Capt Mackie SIB phoned reporting shooting of Cpl West, 8 Indian Div Pro Unit whilst on duty in Lancianio, West is Dead. 5/2/44 Canadian soldier being held for shooting of Cpl West. War Diary WO 170/3603 HQ SIB, 8 Army. 3/2/44 L/Cpl West 5628785 8 Ind Pro Unit shot dead in Lanciano by unknown soldier, believed Canadian.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 3rd February 1944
Company: 8 INDIAN DIV PRO COY
Cemetery: SANGRO RIVER WAR CEMETERY   ITALY
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