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David Report 23 Jun 2024 00:28

Burma world war 2


ArgyllGran Report 23 Jun 2024 09:39

Welcome to the boards, David.

Are you asking about his service record?

Most WW2 service records (UK) are held by the National Archives, and are generally not online .

You haven't given us any useful information such as date or place of birth.
However, even without that, a quick search of the NA website reveals nothing for him.

You may find this useful - see Section 4: Service Records:

A small part of that page:
"Most British Army service records from the Second World War have only recently been transferred from the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to The National Archives as part of the Ministry of Defence service records project.

The scale of this transfer means that not all of the millions of records transferred are yet searchable in our catalogue or viewable in our reading rooms."


ArgyllGran Report 23 Jun 2024 13:00

If his record is among those still with the MOD, here are the instructions for ordering a copy - which can take many months to arrive :

If you have the information required for an application, start with the MOD, as it's free.