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06-05-2014, 3:39 PM
I am trying to find info on a great uncle that died in WW2 the records show 16 robert dows but I dont know which regiment he was in, how can I find out which is my relation as they dont have place of birth !!!

Lesley Robertson
06-05-2014, 5:57 PM
Commonwealth War Graves list (cwgc.org) only 3 Robert Dows in the UK forces who died in WW2. Of them, 1 has info on his family, he was from Perth.
That leaves you with 2 to check on. One was a stoker in the Royal Navy who's buried in Yokohama, the other was a driver with the Royal Army Service Corps age 38 who's buried in Poland.

WW2 records have not yet been released by MOD, but you can buy a copy from them. There's links to instructions on how to do that HERE (http://www.british-genealogy.com/forums/showthread.php/81920-Finding-service-records-for-WW2-and-after?p=585757#post585757)

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