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    Hi These are his Canadian records, unlike UK...

    Hi

    These are his Canadian records, unlike UK they are online and free and intact!...
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    HI Name would help, and service number. What...

    HI

    Name would help, and service number.
    What does the gravestone have on it. It should be done by CWGC, so looking on that site would be a guide.
    I never like sites that just go on...
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    Hi Read these - ...

    Hi

    Read these - https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/second-world-war/ ...
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    Hi Are you talking about this one -...

    Hi

    Are you talking about this one - https://www.northeastmedals.co.uk/britishguide/afghanistan_medal_1878.htm
    and you don't have the clasps or ribbon?
    You could try ebay or a medal dealer for...
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    HI Pam is right, his records are still with...

    HI

    Pam is right, his records are still with MOD and very little if any at all will be online on any site.
    His service number indicates he joined the regiment as it is in the range issued to them...
  6. Hi Just looked on Fold3, you can do a free...

    Hi

    Just looked on Fold3, you can do a free trial on it, obviously separate from Ancestry.
    No idea how to cancel though, you may have to be doing it to find that out.

    regards
    Robert
  7. Hi Alison I don't know what may be in those...

    Hi Alison

    I don't know what may be in those records on Fold3 as navy is not my interest, but it may be original documents. Apart from taking out a free trial or waiting until they have a free...
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    Hi You wont find anything/much online, as Pam...

    Hi

    You wont find anything/much online, as Pam said you need to apply for his service records from MOD.
    Was he with the Royal Army Service Corps?
    I would have thought he would have been entitled...
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    HI As Christina suggested, getting his service...

    HI

    As Christina suggested, getting his service records would be the best start.

    I found this on FMP - https://www....
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    Hi Don't put 30 pounds in cash in an envelope,...

    Hi

    Don't put 30 pounds in cash in an envelope, you may not see it again.
    I have done this for my father.
    Your bank can issue a cheque, but it does cost a bit.
    Ask for the full set of records,...
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    exactly!

    exactly!
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    HI HIs service number is 265817 the T I...

    HI

    HIs service number is 265817 the T I presume means Territorial - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Army_Reserve_(United_Kingdom)
    Keith is right, he was in the RASC - his service number is in the...
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    HI Karen Movements of 104 RHA is here -...

    HI Karen

    Movements of 104 RHA is here - https://web.archive.org/web/20160303180355/https://www.ra39-45.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/rha/page10.html - includes 404 battery
    Although this is a current list...
  14. Thread: Albert Bush RE

    by simmo1
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    Hi HIs medal Index Card should also be on...

    Hi

    HIs medal Index Card should also be on Ancestry.
    regards

    Robert
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    Hi Looking at his medal slip, he only served...

    Hi

    Looking at his medal slip, he only served in North Africa - hence the Africa Star
    Read about the requirements for them all on here -...
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    Hi The cap is like this one -...

    Hi

    The cap is like this one - https://www.captainjacksmilitaria.com/index.php?page=ww2-british-raf-helmet Pity the badge is not visible, that would really help.
    Yes he was a Corporal.
    As for...
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    Hi Audrey You will need to get his service...

    Hi Audrey

    You will need to get his service record first, before looking for war diaries. Then you will know which diary to look at for what period. My Dad switched between regiments.

    regards
    ...
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    Hi On Ancestry regards Robert

    Hi

    On Ancestry

    regards

    Robert
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    Hi His service number indicates he did join up...

    Hi

    His service number indicates he did join up in the Cameron Highlanders - Cameron Highlanders 2921001 - 2966000 from https://ww2talk.com/index.php?threads/army-number-block-allocations.4837/
    The...
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    Hi The only way to find out more is to get his...

    Hi

    The only way to find out more is to get his service records- as noted above.
    His service number indicates he enlisted and was in this group -
    General Service Corps 14200001 - 15000000 ...
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    Hi It could be just a simple clerical error! ...

    Hi

    It could be just a simple clerical error!

    regards

    Robert
  22. Thread: Death Query

    by simmo1
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    HI I dislike transcriptions for that reason....

    HI

    I dislike transcriptions for that reason. Find My Past has the actual sheet online as well as a transcription, so you can see the original document. He is in a list of men, with the heading...
  23. Thread: Death Query

    by simmo1
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    Hi When you reply, click on Go Advanced under...

    Hi

    When you reply, click on Go Advanced under the box you are typing in. Above the text box are a few lines, the middle one starts with BIU, if you roll the cursor over that line you will come to...
  24. Thread: Death Query

    by simmo1
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    Hi CWGC has this -...

    Hi

    CWGC has this - https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2256142/warbrick,-robert/ . Has 14/12, where did you get the other record from? Can you show us the document?

    regards

    Robert
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    HI Dennis You could try here -...

    HI Dennis

    You could try here - https://www.greatwarforum.org/
    They do have an air-force section.
    RD- not sure but could mean Reserve Depot.

    regards

    Robert
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