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Re: Ordinary serviceman's RAF service number from the Second World War
« Reply #54 on: Saturday 17 June 17 08:14 BST (UK) »
Thank you, I'm grateful for that - it also confirms that I have the right number.

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Re: Ordinary serviceman's RAF service number from the Second World War
« Reply #55 on: Monday 12 March 18 13:30 GMT (UK) »
Hello,

Wondering if anybody can help or point me in the right direction,
I recently lost my grandfather a few days ago and wanted to use his service number in a memorial,
Only thing is I only know the last (or the first) four numbers of his service number,
I know I can apply to obtain service records from .gov but these require a full service number which I donít have..
His name was Hubert John Turner, born August 14th 1936. I know he wasnít deployed anywhere - one of those conversations I always wish I had asked more about his RAF life, I know he was a serviceman based in Norfolk for a time but did not work in combat.
If any body knows how to find a service number it would mean the world. The digits I have are Ď4146í I donít know if these are the beginning or end of the number,
Thanks

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Re: Ordinary serviceman's RAF service number from the Second World War
« Reply #56 on: Monday 12 March 18 13:38 GMT (UK) »
Hello,

Wondering if anybody can help or point me in the right direction,
I recently lost my grandfather a few days ago and wanted to use his service number in a memorial,
Only thing is I only know the last (or the first) four numbers of his service number,
I know I can apply to obtain service records from .gov but these require a full service number which I donít have..
His name was Hubert John Turner, born August 14th 1936. I know he wasnít deployed anywhere - one of those conversations I always wish I had asked more about his RAF life, I know he was a serviceman based in Norfolk for a time but did not work in combat.
If any body knows how to find a service number it would mean the world. The digits I have are Ď4146í I donít know if these are the beginning or end of the number,
Thanks

You have your answer on the thread you started earlier:
http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=789595.msg6453130#msg6453130
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Re: Ordinary serviceman's RAF service number from the Second World War
« Reply #57 on: Monday 16 April 18 14:27 BST (UK) »
Hello, i'm hoping someone can point me in the correct direction. I am looking for my late father-in-law's RAF service record from WWII. Alexander Cameron Monteith, Flight Engineer w a rank of Staff Sergeant (i think). I'm guessing he joined in 1943 when he was 18 (he was born in 1925; he died on 20th June 2010). The only information that i have (photographs) are that he was based in Egypt in 1945/6, probably at Deversoir Air Base (photo of inter squadron football team but i can't identify which squadron). I have done a lot of basic searching and have found no record of him at all on any database - weird. Do i need a service number? (I don't have it). I'm kicking myself for not asking all these questions when he was still alive - i got lots of other info but like so many others, he was reluctant to talk about the war.
Thank you!

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Re: Ordinary serviceman's RAF service number from the Second World War
« Reply #58 on: Monday 16 April 18 15:55 BST (UK) »
Welcome to Rootschat.   :)

His record will be with the MOD; details of how to apply:


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Re: Ordinary serviceman's RAF service number from the Second World War
« Reply #59 on: Monday 16 April 18 15:59 BST (UK) »
Thank you!

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Re: Ordinary serviceman's RAF service number from the Second World War
« Reply #60 on: Monday 16 April 18 16:06 BST (UK) »
Service number is not essential and if his wife is still alive she can apply for free.
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Re: Ordinary serviceman's RAF service number from the Second World War
« Reply #61 on: Monday 16 April 18 16:45 BST (UK) »
Sadly not, my MiL died a year later. Shall get my husband to do it!

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Re: Ordinary serviceman's RAF service number from the Second World War
« Reply #62 on: Monday 16 April 18 16:57 BST (UK) »
Staff Sergeant rank does not exist in the RAF.

Suggest the rank was Sergeant or Flight Sergeant  :)
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