HURLEY, Philip

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
5 Commando
Police Service: 
Birkenhead Police Force
Regiment/Corps: 
The King's Regiment (Liverpool)
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14503448
Born: 
Wednesday, February 23, 1916
Died : 
Wednesday, March 15, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
28
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Private Philip Hurley, 2 troop,  died during operations at Maungdaw, Burma.
Son of Philip and Clarice G. Hurley, of Claughton, Birkenhead.
Philip was a serving Police Officer who had volunteered for the Commandos as part of the Police Intakes. In 1939 he was a Police Constable residing with his parents at 14 Portland Street, Birkenhead.
His name is amongst those commemorated on the Birkenhead Police War Memorial Plaque located at Birkenhead Police Station, Mortimer Street, Lower Tranmere, Wirral (Merseyside Police).
 
Sources
CWGC.
The 1939 Register covering Birkenhead.
Image of the Birkenhead Memorial at the IWM ref. 15306.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
Yes

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