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Army Records

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Peter

Peter Report 4 Jun 2013 17:30

Wonder if anyone can help on how to find out information on my grandfathers army records.I think he joined the army sometime towards the end of the great war and was medically discharged in 1940 after dunkirk. i know he served in the royal engineers.
His name is william Frederick King dob 01/02/1899 and dod 8/2/1974
mamy thanks
Peter King

Porkie_Pie

Porkie_Pie Report 4 Jun 2013 17:47

For soldiers discharged after 1920 which it looks like he was then his records are still held by the MOD

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

Roy

Leslie

Leslie Report 8 Jun 2013 19:29

You can only access those records at Kew...It's best to go personally as the search charges are a bit heavy on the pocket.....LES.

Porkie_Pie

Porkie_Pie Report 8 Jun 2013 20:12

Leslie, You are mistaken, See

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/looking-for-person/britisharmysoldierafter1913.htm

Roy