Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Johnston
Initials:   G.V.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  5336278
Notes:   CMP. POW. 11 Indian Div Pro Unit. 29/9/1943 Died. Enlisted Royal Berkshire Regiment, transferred to CMP. 15/2/1942 captured Singapore. Inscription on gravestone: In proud memory of a loving son "Greater love hath no man" Jesu, Mercy" Info from Japanese POW index card: Gordon V Johnston, born 15/1/1919 at 5 Manor Road, Windsor, Berkshire, occupation Regular Soldier, address: Mrs F Johnston, 6 Manor Road, Windsor, Berkshire, father William, mother Florence. His unit is shown in CWGC as Royal Berkshire Regiment. Gordon William Johnston.

POW Details:
Camp: Taihoku 6, Taiwan     TAIWAN
Notes:
Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 26th September 1942
Company: 11 (INDIAN) DIV PRO UNIT
Cemetery: SAI WAN WAR CEMETERY   HONG KONG
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