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The British Newspaper Archive

British Newspaper Archive

Read about historical events at the time they were happening. Perhaps you'll discover your ancestor in their local newspaper?

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charles barker

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Unknown Report 3 Mar 2018 20:43

hi I'm just trying to pick your brains my mum said her dad was in the army for 6 years in eygpt 1940 to 1945 was this the second world war and how can i find info thank you


Nyx Report 3 Mar 2018 21:08

WW2 records are with the MOD you can find out how to order them here

If you post the name, location and birth year and any other details you have here there might be something to be found online? ( perhaps in newspaper archive, you never know).


ErikaH Report 4 Mar 2018 09:47

Records cost £30 and can take several months to arrive.