Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Young
Initials:   S.J.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  5503703
Notes:   CMP. POW. Formerly Hampshire Regiment, 3/4/41 transferred to CMP. 6/5/46 discharged. Captured Java, 8/3/1942. Born 29/2/1916, Enlisted 3/3/1941. Home address: 55 Cambridge Road, Aldershot, Hants. Camp: No. 8, Fukuoka, Japan, Capt William, 48 LAA Regiment RA 13/10/1943 till release. From MI9/Jap No. 42119 A. Info from Japanese POW card index: Stanley John Young, born 29/2/1916 at 3 Little Wellington Street, Aldershot, Hampshire, address: Mrs E J Young, 55 Cambridge Road, Aldershot, Hampshire, father Jack, mother Elizabeth Jane. Info from POW tracer card held by RMP Museum. Enlisted 15/3/40 in the Hampshire Regiment, transferred to CMP 3/4/41, 6/6/41 (to No1 Depot & Training Establishment 22/11/41), 6/6/41 to 47 Div Pro Coy, later 18 Div Pro Coy, 5/12/41 serial 32133 No. 1 Section K Pro Coy, CMP, reported missing Netherlands East Indies 1/2/43, Part II Order 17/43, coash. Now reported POW in Japanese at Java Camp, Part II Order 68/43, coash. Now released 17/10/45, 241/Y. Y(d) (2) list 18/11/45, Y198/45. Y (E) list 23/1/46 Y69/46.

POW Details:
Camp: Japan     JAPAN