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  1. Hi Can you post the photo, back and front, it...

    Hi

    Can you post the photo, back and front, it may help is determine the wording and situation.

    regards

    Robert
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    Hi Here is a bit on Territorial renumbering -...

    Hi

    Here is a bit on Territorial renumbering - http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/soldiers/a-soldiers-life-1914-1918/renumbering-of-the-territorial-force-in-1917/renumbering-the-tf-infantry-in-1917/
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    Hi It is also possible he joined up late in...

    Hi

    It is also possible he joined up late in the war and did not serve overseas, hence no MIC.

    regards

    Robert
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    HI Nothing at NA UK either for that number -...

    HI

    Nothing at NA UK either for that number -
    http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/results/r?_fn=&_ln=&_no=+376470+&_crp=&_ttl=&discoveryCustomSearch=true&_cr1=WO+372&_dt=M&_col=200&_hb=tna
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    Hi It also says he entered a theatre of war as...

    Hi

    It also says he entered a theatre of war as France (in the list as no 1) on 4/9/15 and was a Driver in the RFA with regimental number 42725
    The stamp in the top rhs shows his medals as above...
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    Hi It took me 10 years to confirm my...

    Hi

    It took me 10 years to confirm my Grandfather's service number and I too am waiting for the 1921 census to confirm his birth place.
    Best wishes

    regards

    Robert
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    Hi Unfortunately there were a few George...

    Hi

    Unfortunately there were a few George Bowden's in the Royal Artillery.
    Medal Index Cards, Medal Rolls and a few service records are listed on Ancestry.
    DO you have his medals, they will...
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    Hi Hat badge looks like ASC -...

    Hi

    Hat badge looks like ASC - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Army_Service_Corps
    Without his service record it is just all speculation.
    Do either of the photos have a date on them?
    Are they...
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    nice picture!

    nice picture!
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    Hi The London Gazette should record any...

    Hi

    The London Gazette should record any promotions.
    There is an entry here - https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36206/supplement/4495
    Has his rank as Lieutenant and is basically a...
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    Hi Best place to look for which battalion is...

    Hi

    Best place to look for which battalion is Ancestry that has the Medal Index Cards and Medal rolls.
    His says - 1/1st Bucks Batt. 1160 Pte
    Read here -...
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    HI Check on Ancestry for a family tree, that...

    HI

    Check on Ancestry for a family tree, that is probably the easiest way to contact a relation.
    Not something I am interested in doing.

    regards

    robert
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    Hi He was Bertie Alfred Radford, attested with...

    Hi

    He was Bertie Alfred Radford, attested with the Royal Artillery in 1938. Service number 1437811.
    Possible birth 1907, married twice - 1929 and 1940? and death 1972 in Hendon Middlesex.
    ...
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    Hi You can write to MOD Medals to confirm....

    Hi

    You can write to MOD Medals to confirm.
    List of medals here with criteria- he should have got the 1939-45 War Medal and possibly Defence Medal.
    ...
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    "Is it not the Service Number of the Soldier to...

    "Is it not the Service Number of the Soldier to whom it was issued? "
    No, it is not, if you look at the actual Silver War Badge Roll, it clearly lists the badge number, with the name and service...
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    HI That cant be the same person. OP says - How...

    HI
    That cant be the same person.
    OP says - How do I find out about him being wounded ( it says this on his record) even though he says the only injury he got was from being a homeguard in WW11....
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    Hi His service number indicates he joined up...

    Hi

    His service number indicates he joined up with this regiment- The King's Regiment 3757001 - 3846000
    When you get his service records, then you will know what battalion he was in -...
  18. Thread: POW camp

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    HI Amanda You could also check here -...

    HI Amanda

    You could also check here - http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/prisoners-of-war-selected-records-1715-1945/

    His service records may also give...
  19. Thread: My Grandfather

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    Hi Dave I forgot about that RA enlistment...

    Hi Dave

    I forgot about that RA enlistment page, that gives you his service number - 1742242, which also is in the block allocation for Royal Artillery, so that shows you he enlisted in the RA....
  20. Thread: My Grandfather

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    Hi Service Records are at MOD only, the Royal...

    Hi

    Service Records are at MOD only, the Royal Artillery Museum will have regiment War Diaries, but you need his service records to find out which regiment/s he was in. Nothing is online either.
    ...
  21. Hi Here is his Mention in Despatches in the...

    Hi

    Here is his Mention in Despatches in the London Gazette - https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/31442/supplement/8702
    (go to the first page to read)
    - it refers to the EM part on his...
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    Hi It actually says Highland Casualty Clearing...

    Hi

    It actually says Highland Casualty Clearing Station, don't you love their translating ability!!
    Read here - ...
  23. Thread: K H Connolly RN

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    Hi From here -...

    Hi

    From here - http://www.naval-history.net/WW2aaRN-PayTables00Ranks-Badges.htm

    Leading Sick Berth Attendant
    seems to fit

    regards
    Robert
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    Hi Here he is on CWGC -...

    Hi

    Here he is on CWGC - https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2403492/o'brien,-anthony-aloysius/
    Apply for his service records here - https://www.gov.uk/get-copy-military-service-records...
  25. Thread: Help Needed

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    That is confusing, the only person with that...

    That is confusing, the only person with that regimental number is - http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D3441805 ?
    According to his medal index card and roll, he kept the same number...
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