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Royal signals

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michael Report 2 Oct 2017 12:12

Hi, I'm trying to trace a Michael castle who was based at robinswood -barracks,gloucester, approx, late 1960's (last known in northallerton about 1978)


KathleenBell Report 2 Oct 2017 13:28

Have you tried ForcesReunited ?

Kath. x


michael Report 2 Oct 2017 15:13

Yes I have thanks ,but no luck so far


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 3 Oct 2017 09:58

Do you have a rough idea of his year of birth? Do you know where he 'came from'? Did he mention anything about his family - parents, siblings, wife or children?

Assuming he was in his 20's, there are loads by that name, most with middle initials listed on
I've searched 1935-1950.


michael Report 7 Oct 2017 10:46

Thanks for your help, all I now is that he had a brother who settled in Cheltenham and we seem to think a birth date of 1945


Ron2 Report 21 Oct 2017 19:51

You could try contacting the Royal Signals Association = heres the link to the appropriate page of their website Just click on the link to go to the page. The association also has a Face Book page. Best of luck. Us Sappers are UBIQUE lol