Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Mollett
Initials:   W.H.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  2613087
Notes:   CMP. POW. 18 Div Pro Coy. Enlisted in the Grenadier Guards, transferred to CMP. Captured 15/2/42 Singapore. Died of Diarrhoea and Beri Beri 6/11/1943 at Tambya, Burma. Home Address: 29 King Street, Enderby, Nr. Leicester. Info from Japanese POW index card: William Henry Mollett, 27/7/1910 born School Lane, Narborough, Leicester, address: Louisa Mollett, 20 King Street, Enderby, Leicester, occupation floor layer, father Alfred.

Decorations/Medals/Awards (1)
  1. Decoration:   Mention in Despatches Gazette Date: 1946-08-01 Gazette Issue: 37671 Gazette Page: 3921
Citation:   MID Malaya 1942.
POW Details:
Camp: KAMI SANKURI CAMP NO1     THAILAND
Notes:
Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 5th November 1943
Company: 18 DIV PRO COY
Cemetery: THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY   MYANMAR
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