Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George V)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Lewis
Initials:   W.F.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  7683314
Notes:   MFP. Awarded the War Medal. Saw war service in India in the Devonshire Regiment No. 205954 23/3/1915 to 25/2/1919 and then in the Royal West Kent Regiment no L/13885. He transferred to the MFP on 24/8/1920. He married Edith Williamson (spinster) at the Garrison Chapel Cologne on the 11/5/1923 and had a daughter Winifred Gertrude Joy on the 15/10/1924. He died of tuberculosis on the 24/10/1924 at Cologne. Info from Army Register of Soldiers Effects 1901-1928. 24/10/1920 died at Cologne Germany. 15/12/1912 his widow Edith received £6-06-06 and 2/1/1925 she received a further £12-12-11. Wilfred Francis Lewis.

Decorations/Medals/Awards (1)
  1. Decoration:   Indian General Service Medal 1908 - 1935 Gazette Date: 1923-01-15 Gazette Issue: Medal Roll WO 100/116/482 Gazette Page: 1
Citation:   Clasp: Afghanistan, North-West Frontier 1919. (Medal named to Devonshire Regiment)
Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 24th October 1924
Company: British Army of the Rhine
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