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Candidiasia Report 22 Apr 2014 13:14

HI My Grand Uncle John Glaves served in the RAF World Ward 2.

He was a Sergeant (Pilot)

Identity Card No 781395

Service No 655483

Son of John Edward and Mary Ann Glaves; husband of Olive Edna Glaves nee Wells.

Casualty Type Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference Coll. grave 9. B. 1-5

Cemetery Heverlee War Cemetery

How do I got about obtaining this gentleman's service records.

Many thanks


KathleenBell Report 23 Apr 2014 11:26

World War 2 service records are still with the MOD. Have a read here to see how to obtain them:-

Kath. x