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Eleanor

Eleanor Report 27 Oct 2013 17:00

I would be very interested to learn how to access my father's WW2 records - I have his number!
Thanks

George_of_Westbury

George_of_Westbury Report 27 Oct 2013 18:11

You've not said which branch of the military he served, but generally these records are not in the public domain, still held by the appropriate authority.

See these links which explains.

https://www.gov.uk/requests-for-personal-data-and-service-records

This link is for the Army

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

They can take 9 months to get them, and can cost £30-00

George

Eleanor

Eleanor Report 29 Oct 2013 11:28

Thank you George - Dad was in the Royal Tank Regiment.