Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: WOOD
Initials:   V.W.
Rank:   2nd Lieutenant
Army No.:  305255
Notes:   CMP. Discharged to Commission. London Gazette 36372, page 728, 11/2/44. Cheshire Regiment. 7685393 Sgt Victor William Wood (305255) from AAC (CMP). is granted an immediate emergency commission from the ranks in the rank of 2/Lt. 21/10/43. 21/12/43 Killed in Action, Italy. He was born in Brighton and resided in Cheshire. Killed with L/Cpl's McBride and Cook when their Jeep was hit by shellfire. See Pegasus Patrol page 48. He is not listed in Croziers Roll of Honour. Inscription on gravestone: At the going down of the sun and in the morning we shall remember them.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 21st December 1943
Company: 1 AIRBORNE DIV PRO
Cemetery: SANGRO RIVER WAR CEMETERY   ITALY
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