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Kathleen

Kathleen Report 17 Aug 2013 15:28

I have sent for information I dont know how long it will take :-|

Mike *

Mike * Report 15 Jul 2013 15:13

If still looking for information I would untick the "mark as answered" box.

From his birth cert can you give us as much info as poss. Where born, Parents names etc

Reggie

Reggie Report 15 Jul 2013 15:12

Kathleen

You have been advised already that you will have to apply for his records.................

They will cost you £30.00, and you may be asked to provide proof that he is deceased, and that you are his next of kin......................

Please respond on here........................use the large box entitled, 'Add your reply'

Mike *

Mike * Report 15 Jul 2013 15:08

When you say you cannot find anything about him do you mean his military service ?
You already now his birthdate so assumingly you have his birth cert giving you his parents names.


PM received .....

yes Mike I have his date birth & my g/fathers details need to know about my father

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 8 Jul 2013 09:10

Glad you made it back Kathleen........ :-)

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 7 Jul 2013 23:15

His records will still be with the M.O.D. You won't find them online.

Have a look at this site to find out how to apply for them:-

http://www.veterans-uk.info/service_records/army.html

They cost about £30 and take quite a few months to arrive.

Kath. x

Kathleen

Kathleen Report 7 Jul 2013 23:08

Sorry everone my dad was Fredrick john Bees his number was 1797885 & was in coy pioneer corps enlisted 24-4-1941 :-)

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 3 Jul 2013 19:47

I've had 2 replies from Kathleen just now. It seems she is struggling with responding. I'll try and get her back on here :-)

Reggie

Reggie Report 1 Jul 2013 13:16

Mike*

'corps' is an Army unit........nothing to do with prison

Reggie

Reggie Report 1 Jul 2013 13:09

If he served at any time after WW1, you will have to apply for his records..............which will cost £30.00, unless your mother is alive, and can make the application.

You may be asked to provide proof of his death, and of your being his next of kin.

If he served during WW1, you have to bear in mind that only about 30% of WW1 records survived a WW2 bombing raid

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 1 Jul 2013 13:06

MC, Bees is the name which Kathleen is researching - she has the name in her tree.

I'll send her a friendly reminder of how to return to her thread. :-)

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 30 Jun 2013 13:18

Hello Kathleen, we could try to help you if you give us more info - full name, place and date of birth etc.

What is bees?

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Mike *

Mike * Report 30 Jun 2013 13:17

Best help I can give you is firstly to give proper details.


Where and when ?
Are you talking WW1, WW2 or prison ? :-D

Kathleen

Kathleen Report 30 Jun 2013 13:12

i have my dads number & corps but cant find him any help please :-(