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Military Police (Provosts) in WW2

Morotai, 1945-05-25. Corporal J. Dwyer, 2/3rd Lines of Communication Provost Company, painting a sign to be placed at the camp entrance.
1943. Two Military Police purchasing a Fund raising badge from a child.

Note the MP armbands. Note the holstered side arm

Syria. 1942-01. Sergeant J T. Brown of the 1st Australian Corps Provost Company who was awarded the British Empire Medal.

1945. A humorous sketch signed Batto, showing an MP (military policeman) saying to a soldier "Get that button done up!", though he ignores the soldier's lack of trousers, socks and boots.
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Taken at a training school for Military Police, most probably at Darley Vic.

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 Robyne Kirsch


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