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william david Pidgeon
« on: Monday 17 July 17 20:19 BST (UK) »
The above named was born in 1925 Died in 1988. He enlisted in the sherwood Foresters Derbyshire and i know that he served in singapore around 1940 ish.He is listed in Forces war records as a corporal in 1943 but his service number is not listed for some reason. Can you Help.
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Re: william david Pidgeon
« Reply #1 on: Monday 17 July 17 21:38 BST (UK) »
If you are looking for his service record it will be with the MOD, not online. You can apply for a copy;

https://www.gov.uk/get-copy-military-service-records/overview
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Re: william david Pidgeon
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 18 July 17 13:41 BST (UK) »
Thank you but i am trying to find a service no to be able to do that

Fangio.   Thanks

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Re: william david Pidgeon
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 18 July 17 13:43 BST (UK) »
You can apply without a service number.  You will need the death certificate though.
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Re: william david Pidgeon
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 18 July 17 22:08 BST (UK) »
12th and 13th Battalion were in the Far East/India etc but not until 1942 according to their war diaries.