Military Chat

Top tip - using the Genes Reunited community

Welcome to the Genes Reunited community boards!

  • The Genes Reunited community is made up of millions of people with similar interests. Discover your family history and make life long friends along the way.
  • You will find a close knit but welcoming group of keen genealogists all prepared to offer advice and help to new members.
  • And it's not all serious business. The boards are often a place to relax and be entertained by all kinds of subjects.
  • The Genes community will go out of their way to help you, so don’t be shy about asking for help.

Quick Search

Single word search

New Scottish Census

New Scottish census records

Do you have Scottish ancestors?

Perhaps you do and you just didn't know! Search our brand new Scottish census records today and discover if you have Scottish roots.

Search Scottish Census

Icons

  • New posts
  • No new posts
  • Thread closed
  • Stickied, new posts
  • Stickied, no new posts

ARTHUR-REGINALD-TURNER-R.A.F.CHANGI 1952

ProfilePosted byOptionsPost Date

towers

towers Report 21 Aug 2013 19:25

GENERAL CHAT re OLD TIMES

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 21 Aug 2013 19:45

You missed my father in law by a couple of years. :-)

He did his NS there from the end of 1945 to 1948 having been dragged kicking and screaming into the Service. He chose to become a Medical Orderly

As far as I can remember, he spent time in Changi while the Japenese POW's were there. Later he was posted out into the Jungle where he and one other Oderly were more or less autominous. Beside the minor injuries, he had to search of lying water were the Mosquito sources of Malaria could breed. When he had to treat the MO for leg injuries (he'd run his vehicle off the road) the MO arranged for a radio to be salvaged from one of the aircraft so they had some form of enertainment

Reggie

Reggie Report 22 Aug 2013 13:11

You need to post on Forces reunited...........

Or look to see whether this man is a member of GR.............he can't see your post if he isn't

You can look for his name in 'search all trees' if you know when and where he was born