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We have finally published our first book We Shall Remember Them. Biographies of the men associated with St. Werburgh's who gave their lives during World War I.

For details, please see http://1914-1918.invisionzone.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=239226

A second volume about life in the parish 1914-1918 is planned for later this year.

Many thanks to the GWF members who helped us with our research.

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SGillam777

Hi, is this still happening? Can I supply info with regard to a soldier and his regiment?

 

thanks

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Faron Alain

Hello,
In my village of Jarville-la-Malgrange (France) we have the grave of John DRAYCOT and on the death register :
Deceased 23 November 1918
British soldier prisoner escaped from Germany.
16th regiment of hunters.
Son of S. A Draycott - 12 Steven Street - Township of Boughten - Chester - England.
Maybe it's the same?
Regards (with some help of Google translate
... sorry).
Alain

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clk

Hi Alain,

 

Welcome to the forum. I hope that @Harper sees your post.

 

I think that you have the right man. His war grave records are here. His soldier number and regiment match with a record that the Red Cross have for a man who was taken prisoner of war near Armentieres on 10th April 1918. It shows the same address of 12 Steven Street, Chester 

 

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Images sourced from the International Committee of the Red Cross

 

The record indicates that his captivity was administered by the Prisoner of War camp at Friedrichsfeld

 

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The Battalion war diary says that on 8th Apri 1918 that they "held the line on the south side of PLOEGSTEERT WOOD".

 

The diary entry for 10thApril 1918 reads:

"The enemy bombarded the front and support line and all the back area which increased up to 5.30 am., when news came that the enemy was in LE TOUQUET STATION. At about 5.50 am. the enemy was seen attacking up our flank coming from the south. At the same time parties of the enemy were seen in rear of Battalion Headquarters which caused H.Q. to withdraw, and they went out in the direction of PLOEGSTEERT WOOD being fired on the whole time from the direction of LANCASHIRE SUPPORT  FARM and on passing PLOEGSTEERT VILLAGE parties of the enemy opened machine guns. Lieut. Col. G. Danwell M.C was hit whilst withdrawing his Headquarters and the command passed to Major E Prior D.S.O. M.C. who had gone to Brigade to give them the situation. Orders were then issued for us to form a line in rear of the 2nd S. LANCS. BATT. astride the  PLOEGSTEERT - ROMARIN ROAD (Sheet 28.T.29.a.9.7). This line was held until mid day on the 11th.....".

 

His service record indicates that he died from pneumonia at L'Hospital Auxiliare L'Armee No. 6 La Malgrange Nancy. Rather than having 'escaped' from a PoW camp, it suggested that he had been released, and was in the process of being repatriated.

 

I think that he is shown in the 1911 census here.

 

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Image source: Ancestry.co.uk

 

A Charles Drayton seems to have married a Sarah Ann Hill in 1884 in the Registration district of Chester.

 

Regards

Chris

 

 

 

 

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MBrockway

Checking Steven Street, Chester triggered memory of the fact I'd done digging into that location before!

 

Sure enough:

 

With further details from Harper further on here:

 

 

 ... and an good contemporary  map:

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Mark

 

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Faron Alain

Hello friends,
Thank you for all this information about John Draycott.
Hospital No. 6 was in Jarville-la-Malgrange. It is a Catholic college that still exists.
http://pboyer.fr/nancy/?q=album/697-la-malgrange
John's grave is in the military cemetery:
https://forum.pages14-18.com/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=31769&start=0#t38591
3 other soldiers of the Commonwelth are in this cemetery:
Karu Tudu
Budhu Kachuwa
Fagju Kisku

Indian and/or Bengali they worked at the construction of airfields around Nancy. I also have death certificates if it helps. See :

http://dnlhistoire.blogspot.com/2016/06/the-indian-labour-corps-near-nancy-and.html

Part in French but part in English ...
Is there a picture of John Draycott?

The dead are really dead only when we do not talk about them anymore.

Best regards

Alain

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Harper

Thank you all for your contributions and additional information.  Although we have now published our two books, We Shall Remember Them. Biographies of the men associated with St. Werburgh's who gave their lives during World War I  and A War-Torn Parish, St. Werburgh's before, during and after the Great War, we are still collecting information about the men and women of the parish. Therefore the additional details are appreciated.

 

Next Tuesday 6th November 2018 a new Great War Memorial will be dedicated by the Bishop of Shrewsbury.  The memorial will contain all the names from the 1922 memorial plus additional names of men that we have identified over the past few years, about 121 in total. Any interested members of the GWF would be welcome at the Service at 7.00 pm next Tuesday.

 

Copies of the books will be available before and after the dedication.

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Faron Alain

Very nice job.

I try to do the same thing at home but the archives are rare.

More than 200 soldiers of the commune (5000 people in 1914) and 83 dead with the military square.

I found a little more than 300 deaths in hospitals 6 and 15.

There is still work ...

 

The picture : It is the first soldier died in Jarville-la-Malgrange buried in the cemetery of the town.

Her parents at the end of the war will decide to let her rest in this Lorraine where her youth died.

thanks for everything

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MBrockway
4 hours ago, Faron Alain said:

Very nice job.

 

I try to do the same thing at home but the archives are rare.

 

More than 200 soldiers of the commune (5000 people in 1914) and 83 dead with the military square.

 

I found a little more than 300 deaths in hospitals 6 and 15.

 

There is still work ...

 

 

 

 

The picture : It is the first soldier died in Jarville-la-Malgrange buried in the cemetery of the town.

 

Her parents at the end of the war will decide to let her rest in this Lorraine where her youth died.

thanks for everything

 

 

 

Bouchet Henri Marie.jpg

 

 

Excellent work - keep it up!

:poppy:

 

Mark

 

 

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Harper

The new memorial was dedicated on Tuesday 6th November 2018 at a very moving ceremony.  In addition to the new memorial plaque with the names of 121 men, there is a hand bound book with biographies of these men.

The church will be open on Sunday afternoon 11th November and any visitors wishing to view the memorial and exhibition will be welcome.

Attached are a copy of the order of service and a photo of the memorial plaque.

The contributions of the members of the Great War Forum are acknowledged on page 16.

Great War Memorial Service 2018.pdf

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Ghazala

The ghosts of soldiers silently standing over their graves in St John's Churchyard, Slimbridge.

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Harper

In the first post on this topic back in December 2013 I listed the names of the 60+ men  on the 1990s replacement memorial.  Over the past 5 years we have identified another 50+ men who we thoght should be included on the new memorial (post #35 above). The Study Group researched parish magazines, local newspapers in the archives, The GWF, and the leaders even found the 1922 correspondence with Hardmans of Birmingham regarding the now lost memorial.

Listed below are the names and basic details of the men on the new memorial.  Biographies of most of the men are available in our book "We Shall Remember Them" and on the parish website:

http://www.stwerburghchester.co.uk/about-st-werburghs/great-war/the-fallen/

 

  1. Airth, Edward James Pte 1st/5th Btn Durham Light Infantry 91498. Died: 27-05-1918 age 19
  2. Anderson, George Henry Sapper Royal Field Artillery, (T) 1254, Royal Engineers WR/19330. Died: 17-12-1918 age 22
  3. Ankers, Josiah Henry Pte 14th Btn Royal Welsh Fusiliers 66100. Died: 23-08-1918 age 22
  4. Baker, Albert Beckett Driver, No 1 Company A.S.C., TSR/51. Died: 21-01-1916
  5. Bartlett, George Sgt 8th Btn B Company, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 25629. Died: 08-04-1917 age 21
  6. Beatty, Hugh Pte 1/5th Btn Cheshire Regiment 3502. Died: 21-09-1916 age 39
  7. Beatty, Peter Leading Seaman SS 970 R.N. Died: 23-07-1917 age 30
  8. Beatty, Richard Michael Sapper 61st Motor Air Line Section Royal Engineers 172123. Died: 26-09-1918 age 29
  9. Bird, Walter Pte 12th Btn Cheshire Regiment 15307, Labour Corps 533783. Died: 12-06-1923 age 46
  10. Bird, William Joseph Pte 1st Btn Cheshire Regiment 49669. Died: 02-09-1918 age 38
  11. Boden, Thomas Sgt 5th Btn Cheshire Regiment 11891. Died: 24-05-1917 age 46
  12. Bradley, Arthur Sgt 1st 5th Btn Cheshire Regiment, 354 and 240022. Died: 15-10-1918 age 28
  13. Brandreth, Arthur Killingworth Bourne Pte 23rd (Service) Btn Royal Fusiliers PS2492. Died: 01-11-1916 age 36
  14. Brown, Michael Philip Co. Sgt Major A.S.C. T/752. Died: 17-06-1918 age 38
  15. Butler, James Pte Labour Corps 200597. Died: 20-03-1918 age 41
  16. Butler, William Patrick Pte 12th Btn Cheshire Regiment 33826. Died: 17-09-1915 age 35
  17. Caldwell, Alexander Cpl 5th Btn Cheshire Regiment. Died: 1915
  18. Campbell, Stanley Sgt 16th Btn King’s Royal Rifle Corps C/838. Died: 06-11-1916 age 26
  19. Campion, John Vincent Pte Plymouth Btn Royal Marine Light Infantry, Royal Navy Division PLY/17490. Died: 07-01-1916 age 19
  20. Carroll, John Pte
  21. Clayson, Matthew Australian Munitions Worker 22. Died: 01-12-1916 age 29
  22. Coghlan, Joseph Michael Cpl "Y” 20th Trench Mortar Bty Royal Horse Artillery 13429. Died: 19-06-1918 age 24
  23. Condon, James Pte 1/8th Btn King's Liverpool Regiment 3541. Died: 02-10-1916 age 44
  24. Connell, Edward Pte 1st Btn Cheshire Regiment 25229. Died: 05-09-1916 age 30
  25. Corrigan, J. Sgt
  26. Crean, Theodore Captain, 1st Btn Northants, latterly served with 4th Squadron Royal Flying Corps. Died: 26-10-1914 age 34
  27. Crimes, John Lance Cpl 1st Btn Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 7771. Died: 31-10-1914 age 29<
  28. Cunniff, Patrick Pte Kings Shropshire Regiment, transferred to Royal Warwickshire Regiment 203830-260200. Died: 24-09-1917 age 35
  29. D’Arcy, Joseph Pte 1st Btn Royal Welsh Fusiliers 18199. Died: 18-07-1916 age 23
  30. Dobbins, George Pte 8th Btn Cheshire Regiment 31067. Died: 29-01-1917 age 29
  31. Dobson, Thomas Lance Cpl 1st Btn Royal Welsh Fusiliers 4499. Died: 28-08-1916 age 26
  32. Dodsworth, Edmund Francis Lance Cpl London Regiment Royal Horse Artillery (London Rifle Brigade) 2305. Died: 02-07-1916 age 41
  33. Donnelly, Richard Lance Cpl Military Police Corps, Military Foot Police P/3849. Died: 27-03-1917 age 29
  34. Draycott, John Pte 11th Btn Cheshire Regiment 52695. Died: 23-11-1918 age 23
  35. Draycott, William Pte 1st Btn Grenadier Guards 13430. Died: 11-10-1917 age 27
  36. Farrell, George Pte 1st Btn Royal Welsh Fusiliers 5137. Died: 11-12-1914 age 18
  37. Farrell, James Pte 2nd Btn Royal Welsh Fusiliers 7969. Died: 25-10-1914 age 33
  38. Feeney, Thomas Pte 5th Btn Cheshire Regiment 1534. Died: 29-04-1915 age 22
  39. Field, Isaac Lance Cpl 490th Field Company Royal Engineers 7555. Died: 26-02-1919 age 31
  40. Fox, Thomas Pte 13th Btn Welsh Regiment 285225. Died: 26-04-1918 age 20
  41. Gaffney, James Pte Welsh Regiment 1681
  42. Garvey, James Pte Royal Defence Corps 30312. Died: 02-07-1917 age 51
  43. Gerrighty, Peter Pte 10th Btn Cheshire Regiment 59637. Died: 13-01-1918 age 37
  44. Gibson, Alfred John Cpl 1st Btn Life Guards 2916. Died: 13-05-1915 age 20
  45. Gough, Joseph Pte 3rd (Prince of Wales's) Rgt of Dragoon Guards D/5984. Died: 06-06-1915 age 26
  46. Goulding, Thomas Pte 1/5th Btn Cheshire Regiment 2728. Died: 10-10-1916 age 20
  47. Green, Francis Lance Cpl Cheshire Regiment 9459, Labour Corps 265299. Died: 22-02-1919 age 26
  48. Hall, Joseph 3rd Steward Mercantile Marine SS Diomed (Liverpool) 1126. Died: 22-08-1915 age 16
  49. Hargrove, Albert Edward Lance Cpl 15th Btn Cheshire Regiment 52439. Died: 26-03-1918 age 35
  50. Heaney, Thomas Francis Sgt Royal Engineers 45644. Died: 02-06-1918 age 50
  51. Hennessy, Richard John Lance Cpl 2nd Btn South Lancs. Regiment 2314. Died: 27-07-1915 age 40
  52. Higgins, Thomas 2nd Lt Royal Engineers, 130th Field Company. Died: 15-11-1916 age 26
  53. Hudson, William Thomas Pte Royal Welsh Fusiliers 46113. Died: 20-12-1916 age 31
  54. Hughes, A.F. Lt. Died: May 1917
  55. Hughes, George William Pte 12th Btn Cheshire Regiment 9035. Died: 20-10-1918 age 29
  56. Hughes, John Pte 1st/4th Btn Prince of Wales' Volunteers South Lancashire Regiment 4922, 202507. Died: 12-07-1917 age 28
  57. Hull, Frederick Lance Cpl 25th (Tyneside Irish) Btn Northumberland Fusiliers 59315. Died: 23-03-1918 age 25
  58. Jankinson, John Ernest Harrisson Pte 2nd Btn Royal Welsh Fusiliers 10703. Died: 09-05-1915 age 23
  59. Joinson, Michael Hugh Pte 9th Btn Cheshire Regiment 3751-49690. Died: 16-11-1916 age 20
  60. Joinson, Peter Pte 2nd Btn Cheshire Regiment 9291. Died: 02-03-1915 age 24
  61. Jones, Edward Vincent Pte Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry 11797. Died: 12-10-1915 age 29
  62. Jones, Frederick Pte 1st Btn Cheshire Regiment 9619. Died: 30-10-1914 age 19
  63. Jones, Walter Morissey Pte 2nd Btn Cheshire Regiment 8768. Died: 13-02-1915 age 23
  64. Kavanagh, Patrick Lance Cpl 1st Btn Irish Guards 10329. Died: 03-05-1918 age 36
  65. Kearns, John Pte 1st Btn East Yorkshire Regiment 7293. Died: 20-09-1914 age 29
  66. Kelly, James Francis Pte Royal Welsh Fusiliers, Royal Warwickshire Regiment 1540, Hampshire Regiment 32035. Died: 04-11-1918 age 28
  67. Kelly, John Sullivan Lance Cpl 1st Btn Leinster Regiment 10277. Died: 04-05-1915 age 21
  68. Kelly, Philip Luke Harrington Reg. Sgt Major 19th Btn Royal Welsh Fusiliers 23979. Died: 18-03-1916 age 52
  69. Kennedy, William Pte. Died: 1916 age 34
  70. Kerr, Francis Spiro Gunner A Battalion 86th Brigade Royal Field Artillery 2919, 686600. Died: 04-08-1918 age 25
  71. King, Thomas Pte 1st-7th Cheshire Regiment 4085, 241342. Died: 14-10-1918 age 21
  72. Kirby, James Pte 1st Btn Royal Welsh Fusiliers 4374. Died: 25-09-1916 age 23
  73. Leak, Matthew Pte No. 3 Depot, Cheshire Regiment 5974. Died: 04-06-1920 age 42
  74. Lowe, Thomas Henry 2nd Lt 7th Btn Border Regiment. Died: 23-04-1917 age 32
  75. Ludden, John Pioneer 9th Labour Company, Royal Engineers 122804. Died: 15-05-1916 age 46
  76. McCleary, Owen Pte Welsh Regiment 27228. Died: 08-08-1915 age 28
  77. McCormack, James Pte 1st Btn King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 7505. Died: 29-10-1914 age 33
  78. McDonald, Patrick A. Pte 4th Btn Grenadier Guards 25051. Died: 27-09-1916 age 36
  79. McElmeel, James Pte The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 94672. Died: 24-02-1919 age 19
  80. McElmeel, Thomas Patrick Sgt 20th Btn Manchester Regiment 25924. Died: 04-10-1918 age 26
  81. McGetrick, John Gunner 168th Siege Bty  Royal Garrison Artillery 284995. Died: 21-10-1918 age 36
  82. McGrogan, John Strain Bmdr Calcutta Volunteer Artillery Bty of the Indian Army, Royal Field Artillery. Died: 07-01-1917 age 27
  83. Morahan, Maurice Joseph Pte 1st/4th Btn 'A' Company Cheshire Regiment 50311. Died: 07-10-1918 age 32
  84. Moran, John Henry Gunner 248th-15th Siege Bty Royal Garrison Artillery 28469. Died: 16-12-1917 age 24
  85. Morley, Benjamin Lance Cpl 1st Btn Somerset Light Infantry 44538, previously 13090 Shropshire Light Infantry. Died: 24-10-1918 age 35
  86. Mullins, Alfred Pte 1/5th Btn Cheshire Regiment 50560. Died: 14-04-1917 age 19
  87. Murphy, Joseph Driver 1st Company, Army Service Corps, Catterick TS/268A. Died: 21-11-1916 age 40/46/55
  88. Murphy, Maurice Pte 2nd/9th Btn Manchester Regiment 352363. Died: 09-10-1917 age 20
  89. O’Hara, John Pte. Died: 1916
  90. O’Leary, Patrick
  91. Patterson, Michael Pte 2nd Btn Cheshire Regiment 10324. Died: 16-04-1915 age about 39
  92. Peet, John Hatton Pte Royal Fusiliers, posted to 2nd/2nd Btn London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) 167478. Died: 26-10-1917 age 26
  93. Pickering, Albert Henry Gunner 6th Siege Bty Royal Garrison Artillery 24398. Died: 22-07-1915 age 36
  94. Price, George Driver Army Service Corps DM2/164787. Died: 03-05-1917
  95. Rafferty, John Pte 1st/5th Btn Cheshire Regiment 241037, previously 3480 Infantry Base Depot. Died: 19-04-1917 age 34
  96. Rahill, Peter Joseph Lt 5th Btn Cheshire Regiment, transferred to Royal Air Force. Died: 02-06-1918 age 20
  97. Roach, James Herbert Pte "E" Training Battalion Machine Gun Corps 178386. Died: 20-01-1919 age 29
  98. Roberts, Edward Owen Lt Royal Defence Force. Died: 29-01-1917 age 48
  99. Rogers, Michael Pte 1st Btn Cheshire Regiment 8538. Died: 28-06-1917 age 27
  100. Rowlands, John Pte 1st Btn King's Shropshire Light Infantry 7657. Died: 05-10-1914 age 27
  101. Sharkey, James Thomas Pte 2nd Btn Cheshire Regiment 8171. Died: 18-02-1915 age 25
  102. Siddall, Henry Q.M. Sgt Royal Army Medical Corps 19070. Died: 18-12-1918 age 33
  103. Simmons, George
  104. Stacey, Vincent Pte 2nd Btn Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding) Regiment 9706. Died: 03-04-1915 age 24
  105. Stretch, Joseph Driver Royal Field Artillery, 3rd Brigade 735584. Died: 03-01-1918
  106. Sullivan, Arthur Dennis Lance Cpl 1st Btn Cheshire Regiment 9519. Died: 22-10-1914 age 22
  107. Sumpter, Andrew Pte 10th Btn Cheshire Regiment 35147. Died: 01-08-1917 age 26
  108. Tatler, John Cpl 21st Btn Manchester Regiment 19816. Died: 04/07-10-1917 age 26
  109. Thompson Alexander Pte 2nd Btn Cheshire Regiment 10428. Died: 03-10-1915
  110. Vahey, Andrew Charles Lance Cpl South Wales Borderers 41641. Died: 11-04-1918 age 18
  111. Vickers, Henry Pte 15th Btn Lancashire Fusiliers 10265. Died: 01-07-1916 age 24
  112. Vickers, John Louis Pte 2/5 Btn Royal Warwickshire Regiment 7321. Died: 01-07-1916 age 20
  113. Vickers, Percy Joseph Pte 1/7 Btn Lancashire Fusiliers 2003. Died: 20-12-1915 age 22
  114. Waldron, Thomas Pte King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment and Royal Engineers 7494-24644. Died: 12-12-1916 age 31
  115. Walsh, Michael Pte 5th Siege Company, Royal Engineers, Royal Monmouthshire 6071. Died: 07-01-1916 possibly age 35
  116. Ward, Thomas Cpl 1st Btn Royal Welsh Fusiliers 4375. Died: 21-05-1915 age 22
  117. Warren, Wilfred Joseph Sgt 80th Field Company, Royal Engineers 42990. Died: 30-10-1917 age 29
  118. Wauters, Constant Soldaat First Line Infantry, Belgian Army 2KLBV1906. Died: 11-03-1915 age 26
  119. White, Charles Henry Lance Cpl 1st Btn Border Regiment 34931. Died: 22-08-1918 age 31
  120. Whitley, William Henry Pte 12th Btn Cheshire Regiment 13606. Died: 25-04-1917 age 30

I am now in the process of improving the profiles of thes men on the livesofthefirstworldwar.org site before it is frozen in March 2019.

Once again many thanks to all the GWF members who assisted us with our research.

Harper

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Provost

FYI, P3849, LCpl Richard Donnelly served with the Military Foot Police from 22nd September 1916.

 

Cheers,

 

Richard

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Harper

Richard

Thanks for that date; it's good to know.

However in order to add it as a fact to his profile on livesofthefirstworldwar.org I'd need what they call "Evidence", often a jpeg of a document.

Do you have anything like that you could share with me?

Thanks again

Harper

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2 hours ago, Harper said:

Richard

Thanks for that date; it's good to know.

However in order to add it as a fact to his profile on livesofthefirstworldwar.org I'd need what they call "Evidence", often a jpeg of a document.

Do you have anything like that you could share with me?

Thanks again

Harper

Harper - I am the sort you would refer to as "they". Here is the relevant entry from the Military Police Corps Order Book entry for 25th October 1916.

 

Cheers,

 

Richard

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Richard

Wonderful.  I know what you mean.  I spend a  day a month in the British Library photographing documents relating to the family in India.

By the way, if he was in the "Military Foot Police" was there a " Military Mounted Police"?

Many thanks

Harper

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MBrockway
31 minutes ago, Harper said:

was there a " Military Mounted Police"?

Many thanks

Harper

Yes

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To expand further, The Military Police consisted of the Military Mounted Police (formed in 1855 and becoming a Permanent Corps within the Army in 1877) and the Military Foot Police (formed in 1882). They were amalgamated in 1926 to form the Corps of Military Police - although that designation had been in use within the two units for many years. 

 

At the outbreak of the War on August 4th 1914, the Strength of the Corps was 511 All Ranks. This was quickly augmented by 265 Reservists recalled to the Colours. In September, all new transferees into the Corps were now allocated new numbers prefixed by the letter P. The day of the Armistice saw the allocation of MP No P16697. Men continued to be transferred into the Corps in the months afterwards – the highest P Number we have record of is P19838. In addition, many thousands of men were attached to the Corps, sometimes for many months, others for only a few days.

 

Cheers,

 

Richard

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