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Forces war records

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Porkie_Pie Report 28 Apr 2013 14:23

Army personnel service records for soldiers who's service ended after abt 1920 are still held by the MOD




Phyll Report 28 Apr 2013 14:14

Thanks Porkie_pie. I was looking for WW11 records, so I shan't bother joining even though I have been offered 1 month for £5.


Porkie_Pie Report 28 Apr 2013 14:10

Phyll, Take a look at this thread, link below, Where I have listed what records they hold



Phyll Report 28 Apr 2013 14:05

Has anyone used the Forces War records. If so did you find it of any use.