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George Lough

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May Report 26 Sep 2013 16:10

George Lough Born Glasgow 1895.Trying to find out about his military life.
I know that he served during WW1 in the Royal Scots Fusielers and in The Royal Air Force during WW11 but am unable to get any information about him can anyone help

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 26 Sep 2013 21:49

WW2 records would still be with the RAF. To access, you'd have to pay £30 and wait a number of months!

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

Not seeing anything for him in the WW1 records - only about 30% have survived due to WW2 bombing

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 26 Sep 2013 22:07

???

British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920 about George Lough
Name: George Lough
Regiment or Corps: 1st Royal Scots Fusiliers
Regimental Number: 7111

Served in France from 3 Dec 1914. Awarded
British, Victory and Star medals
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British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920 about George Lough
( a different person)

Name: George Lough
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1900
Age at enlistment: 15
Birth Parish: Eastwood
Birth County: Renfrew
Document Year: 1915
Regimental Number: 16578
Regiment Name: Royal Scot??
Number of images: 13

This one was 15 years 10m on 9 Mar 1912 and was taken on as a boy soldier.
The file contains a letter dated 1926 from the RAF Uxbridge asking for details of his conduct.

He was said to be Private 10598 in the Royal Scots Fusiliers 26 Mar 1912-26 Jun 1914.
Although many of the pages are damaged, the place of birth is correctly transcribed