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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Finding service records for WW2 and after

    Service records from WW2 and after have not been released by MOD yet. The forms to apply for a copy of service records for someone who has died are HERE. As you will see from the info on the site, the amount of information provided to anyone other than the next of kin is limited for 25 years...

    Started by Lesley Robertson‎, 19-04-2014 9:15 PM
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  1. Help finding info on a regiments movements

    Hi all, I'm new to all this so could do with some advice on how to locate a regiments movements, if this is even possible! I requested and have now received mum my Grandads Army Service records (William George Richard Jupp) but trying to research any information on where these regiments...

    Started by Melanie112‎, 25-02-2014 7:50 PM
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  2. Burma

    Can anyone one help ? Both my father and father in law served in Burma during 2nd WW, both came from Glasgow, both died before I met my husband, I would love to know if they knew each other or were in the same regiment. Unfortunately I have no other information on either of them, I have tried...

    Started by Poppysadream‎, 23-02-2014 2:59 PM
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  3. Charles Henry Bell 754849

    Would anyone have any information on Charles Henry Bell - (RAF 754849) 234 Squadron who was killed in action in1941. Particularly a photo of him? Saw a mention that there was a photo called "West Hartlepool lads in RAF taken in 1939? Thank you.

    Started by SJDevon‎, 21-02-2014 6:36 PM
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  4. George Tolley

    Hi All, I am hoping someone is able to help me. I am searching for information on my Grand Uncle. After leaving the army in 1945 he disappeared without a trace. Nobody has heard a thing about him since. I have heard a story through the family that he was seen in Australia a number of years ago,...

    Started by davidblakeley‎, 21-02-2014 1:17 AM
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    21-02-2014, 9:31 PM Go to last post
  5. photos

    Can you tell me if there is a specific thread to post old ww2 photos? I have some old pictures of my grandfather from india and Durban. I wondered if anyone would look at them and hive my any additional information? Many thanks x

    Started by linzirobbo1975‎, 12-02-2014 10:56 AM
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  6. Thomas Colin Chapmam RE

    My father Thomas Colin Chapman was a member of the Royal Engineers, his service book says his army number was 1912502, enlisted 08.01.40 in Reading, (Brock Barracks?) and attained the rank of Sargent. His pay book says his regiment was '679 - followed by what looks like A or Q) Coy (Company?) RE He...

    Started by Footloose1949‎, 19-02-2014 11:59 AM
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  7. WW2 Advice please. Finding a Service Number

    Good morning! I'm after some advice please, re: my Grandfather who fought in WW2. I have no information on what regiment he was in or his service number. How do I go about finding him, I'm new to all this? This is what I know: Henry Charles Hall Born. 1911 From Hemel Hempstead,...

    Started by olive_oyl‎, 09-02-2014 11:36 AM
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  8. Army Record for my Father - BS Muncaster

    Looking for the service records for Bryon Stanley Muncaster. We know he landed D-Day +1 and eventually got shipped out to India. We have photographs of his time in India. As far as I can recall he was in The Signals. Dad never talked about his war time experiences and is now 90. Any help...

    Started by Alan Munc‎, 20-01-2014 12:57 PM
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  9. G.S.H. Farley - British or Merchant Navy?

    All searches so far have been unsuccessful. I am looking for service details of Gerald Stanley Haig Farley, born 1917 in Epsom, Surrey, England and who was a seaman in 1944. Early in 1945 he was stationed in Edinburgh. Unfortunately we have no details of his service number and assume that he...

    Started by Terry G‎, 24-01-2014 6:32 AM
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  10. Sulmona POWs - after sinking of HMS Hereward

    I am looking for any information about my father, Able Seaman Herbert William (Bert) Bartlett who was taken POW following the sinking of HMS Hereward, Crete, May 1941. Of the little information we learned from Dad, he was one of a group of eleven who 'escaped' from Camp 78 Sulmona, two of whom...

    Started by Lynn Phillips‎, 01-02-2014 11:12 AM
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  11. medal Identification

    Hi A friends uncle is on a memorial with the decoration DCB he was a FLT LT RAFVR in WW2 Any idea of the medal Paul

    Started by paul williams‎, 08-02-2014 11:30 PM
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  12. Speer Family

    So! i signed up to forces records to find a Frederick George Speer b1913 Fulham. his family knew he served in the Royal Irish Fusillers, and that was all-as like many he never spoke of what happened. i found this record: C Initials: C Surname: Speer Resided Town: Stalag 7a, Moosburg...

    Started by claire bhela‎, 08-02-2014 8:24 PM
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  13. dday through to the end of the war

    Hi , Im trying to trace my late Father's war record and can't seem to get a handle on it . His name was trooper James Elphick ,14641204,called up in may 1943 , did his basic at Catterick , joined the 61st recce reg 50th division , landed on gold beach 2nd wave, thence normandy,falaise gap,...

    Started by barbel‎, 04-02-2014 9:40 PM
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  14. April 1943: Dagenham - Women's War Worker

    My grandmother Barbara Brook (b. 1920) (age 22 in April of 1943) was a women's war worker in Dagenham, England. My mother's birth certificate lists Barbara as an "Aircraft Works Inspectress". Barbara was staying on 'WhiteBarn Lane' in Dagenham, just a few blocks from the Ford Plant. I suspect...

    Started by StephenMD‎, 04-02-2014 5:39 PM
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  15. Searching for my Grandads details

    Hoping somebody could help me on this? My grandad signed up in Northern Ireland and joined the Peace Corps he was based in Germany at a POW camp as far as I'm aware. In 1945 he and a friend were driving an army jeep which crashed and killed him, his friend survived as far as I know, and there was a...

    Started by casso44‎, 17-01-2014 5:15 PM
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  16. alfred percy rhodes, surrey and sussex yeoman

    After completing a family tree, I decided to check out my grandads war records Alfred percy Rhodes. I cannot seem to find him at all, I have dispatch notes with his name mentioned and telegrams to his wife. I also have a small and brief diary he kept, which he wrote in from time to time saying what...

    Started by snoopy20‎, 01-02-2014 4:17 PM
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  17. Congleton War Memorial Project

    Hi All, Here is a list of the headstones and memorials of casualties that i still require for this project. Please note this is just the list for WW2 and i will post the list for WW1 on the WW1 thread. If anyone can help please let me know using this thread. Thanks. Congleton War Memorial...

    Started by sniper617‎, 20-08-2012 11:18 PM
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  18. Cool 1253600 Flight Sergeant Leslie Henry Fox

    We come across some books and poems that Leslie Fox left with his wife Mrs Ann Fox and I have now traced members of his family. We want to research the life of Leslie Fox and his service record and any contacts that may know of him or of his life. We are gathering as much information as we can with...

    Started by johnk123‎, 01-02-2014 1:32 AM
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  19. Question Killed somewhere in Picardie France in 1940?

    Hi, Im researching my grans side of the family (with some help from a cousin) My gran had a younger brother who, if the stories are correct was shot by a sniper while his group were either marching along a farm road or he popped his head up over a wall to see what was on the other side. Fact:...

    Started by dizzy1‎, 29-01-2014 12:34 PM
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  20. Royal Welsh Fusiliers records

    HI all I've had a pretty detailed search for my grandfather, Henry Lang, who I know was in the RWF from the early 30's and served in ww2. Nothing at all coming up however and there seems to be minimal records for the RWF in WW2. Are there sections missing from the records searchable on this...

    Started by jbiscuit‎, 28-01-2014 11:10 PM
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