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karen marie

karen marie Report 29 Aug 2013 12:47

My Grandfather John Henry Mardlin was in The REME in the 1914-1918 war any info would be greatly recieved about the REME where they fought etc

Potty

Potty Report 29 Aug 2013 13:32

Googling is your best bet.

Porkie_Pie

Porkie_Pie Report 29 Aug 2013 15:50

Karen, Your grandfather could not have served in the (REME) Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers in WW1,

The REME Was not formed until 1942

Roy

Added; It looks like he was a Sapper in the Royal Engineers

His medal card is on the The National Archives web site and you can download it to see what medals he was awarded it cost £3.36 to download or you can ask for a look up on ancestry for both his medal card and to see if his service record has survived, only abt 30% did survive the bombing in WW2

Reference:
WO 372/13/115052
Description
Medal card of Mardlin, John H
Corps Regiment No Rank
Royal Engineers 107996 Sapper
Date: 1914-1920
Held by: The National Archives, Kew

http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/Details?uri=D3809759

Jonesey

Jonesey Report 29 Aug 2013 22:33

Name: John H Mardlin
Regiment or Corps: Royal Engineers
Regimental Number: 107996

He received the British and Victory medals.

Unfortunately it does not look like his service records survived.