Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George V)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Henry
Initials:   P.R.J.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  P/18504
Notes:   MFP. Not listed in soldier died. Formerly Captain in the Royal Munster Fusiliers. Awarded the 1914 Star, Victory and War Medals. First served abroad France 5/10/14. Address on medal card: No.9 Camp, Rees Heam, Salop and Mrs Patrick Henry, 1 Waverlly Villa, Tartham, Surrey. He enlisted in the Army Service Corps, No. SS/727, ASC,280 HT Coy. 22/6/15 commissioned in the Duke of Wellingtons Regiment, 11/9/19 relinquishes commission in the 1 Garrison Bn, Royal Munster Fusiliers. Info from Army Register of Soldiers Effects 1901-1929. 14/12/19 Died. He left a debit balance of 8/01d. Info from Pension Index Card: Henry, Patrick Richard John, No. P/18504, MFP, A/L/Cpl. 14/12/1919 died, accidentally drinking Cresol. Widow Lilly Millicent Henry, Waverly Villas, Farnham, Hampshire and later 14 St Marks Court, Y Abercorn Place, NW8. 22/1/1920 she received £8 grant. * previous service OF/13914 Capt P Henry RM Fusiliers. Patrick Richard John Henry. Extract from the Gloucester Journal, 20/12/1919. Lance Corporal Patrick Henry, of the Military Police Labour Centre, Park Royal Camp died after drinking cresol in mistake for stout, and at the inquest a verdict of death by misadventure was returned. It was stated that he had held a captain's commission in the war and latterly joined the Regular Army as a private because he could find no employment in civil life.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 14th December 1919
Company: UNKNOWN
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