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cant find war records. h foulkes-n preece

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 20 Feb 2014 00:11

Not to worry - your Harold Foulkes' records are likely to be amongst the burnt 70%.

Deirdre

Deirdre Report 19 Feb 2014 22:11

Thank you porkie- pie for your info. will put more info on and see what happens Detictive thank you but the ones you found are not him, but thank you for looking,

Dee

Porkie_Pie

Porkie_Pie Report 19 Feb 2014 12:31

I think "SBM Reg" is mis-transcribed

these are from TNA

Description
Medal card of Foulkes, Harold
Corps Regiment No Rank
>>>Manchester Regiment<<<< 28609 Private




Description:
Medal card of Foulkes, Harold
Corps Regiment No Rank
South Wales Borderers 49559 Private
Royal Defence Corps 87969 Private


Roy

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 19 Feb 2014 12:11

Posting for elimination purposes. Don't think either are for your man

British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920 about Harold Foulkes
Name: Harold Foulkes
Estimated birth year: abt 1896
Age at enlistment: 19
Residence: 248 Vraanet St, Ardwick Manchester
Document Year: 1915
Regimental Number: 28609
Regiment Name: SBM Reg??
Number of Images: 9

19 yrs, 10 months on 20 Aug 1915
NOK his father Frederick Foulkes.
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British Army WWI Pension Records 1914-1920 about Harold Foulkes
Name: Harold Foulkes
Document Year: 1919
Regimental Number: 87969
Regiment Name: Royal Defence Corps
Number of Images: 18

Joined 7 Jun 1917 in Wrexahm. Permanent address in 1919 - 3 Victoria Terrace, Wrexham



DazedConfused

DazedConfused Report 19 Feb 2014 11:34

Also for those who served after WW1 and before WW2 even those records are not complete. I know I tried to find my grandfathers records, only to be told that they either did not have them or they may have been mis-filed!!!

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 18 Feb 2014 21:22

What evidence do you have that Harold served in WW1

Porkie_Pie

Porkie_Pie Report 18 Feb 2014 21:18

Where have you looked for Harold's service record?

abt 70% of service records were distroyed in WW2 bombing so you may not find them,

What other details do you have for him?

Their are 2 possible records on Ancestry and i don't have subs but if you can give more details for him someone who does may have a look,

who was his parents?

Did he get married whilst serving, and who too, any children born whilst serving?


Roy

Porkie_Pie

Porkie_Pie Report 18 Feb 2014 21:15

Soldiers who served after 1920 are not online, they are still held by the MOD,

You can apply for them, It costs £30 for his basic info and can take between 6 to 9 months to recieve them.

This link below has all the info you need in order to apply including the forms you will need to send off .

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

Roy

Deirdre

Deirdre Report 18 Feb 2014 21:00

hi i have tried to find war records for harold foulkes born 1894 his service in the 1914=18 from staffordshire and norman preece 2rd war born 1919 on his marriage cert he gives the number 5051640 also from staffordshire.
could anyone help me as i cant find them in the records. thanks dee

harold Foulkes was from longton stoke-on-trent born 1894 mother margaret father george but he had died. harold was single. I think he had the mons star,

thank you if anyone can help Dee