Military Provost Staff Corps

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Soldier Details:
Surname: Whitaker
Initials:   E.
Rank:   Private
Army No.:  P/355
Notes:   MFP. Awarded the 1915 Star, Victory and War Medals. First served abroad (12) France, 8/12/1914 to 21/2/16. He enlisted 21/8/88 in the Grenadier Guards, No.1462, served home 21/8/88 to 21/7/90, Bermuda 22/7/90 to 28/7/91, Home 29/7/91 to 20/8/91, Army Reserve 21/8/91 to 23/8/01, 7/10/01 joined the Royal Garrison Regiment, No. 3678, served Home 7/10/01 to 6/12/01, Malta 7/12/01 to 28/6/04, South Africa 29/6/04 to 29/7/05, Home 30/7/056 to 3/8/05, 26/8/05 joined the 4 West Yorkshire Regiment, 24/10/09 discharged. Re enlisted in the MFP 20/10/14, age 49.9 years, occupation Steeplejack, home address: 4 Isle Terrace, Isle Lane, Holbeck, Leeds, Yorkshire. Served Home 20/10/14 to 7/12/14, BEF 8/12/14 to 21/6/16, Home 22/6/16 to 19/11/16 to discharge para 392 (xvi) KR, no longer physically fit for war service. Armlet No. 191116 issued via the Chief Constable Leeds City Police. Info from pension card: Elijah Whjttaker. 21/11/16 discharged,12 Parkfield Mount, Beeston, Leeds and 25 Medway Street, London SW. Elijah Whittaker

Decorations/Medals/Awards (1)
  1. Decoration:   Silver War Badge Gazette Date: 1918-08-16 Gazette Issue: WO 329/3243 Gazette Page: List MPC/76
Citation:   Badge No. 442579. Enlisted 20/10/1914, discharged 20/11/1916. KR 392 (xvi), Army Order 265 sec D. Age 51years 10months. Served abroad.