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Offline MacGrigor

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Armed forces (ish) service of family
« on: Monday 14 August 17 18:23 BST (UK) »
Hello,

I know for a fact the following members served in various capacities during WW2 and afterwards, and I wondered what anyone might find:

Thomas H. Salter (b. 1909, New Zealand, Calne Wiltshire), Home Guard in Calne during WW2

John W. McGregor (b. 1902, Hornsey) Civil Defence during WW2

Alexander W. McGregor (b. 1925, Southwark) 'Bevan Boy' in Barnsley during WW2, but had done training

David Lipman (b. 1939, Cambridge) did National Service with the RAF, 1960 - 1962, teleprinter, at Compton Bassett, Cardington, Newmarket

Thanks,

Adam McGregor
Dead-end ancestors:

Morris Lipman, b. ca. 1828, m. 1844, City of London, d. 1865, City of London
Simon McGrigor/McGregor/MacGregor, b. ca. 1789, m. 1811, Fodderty, d. 1859, Fodderty (parents Alexander MacGregor and Mary Grant)
William Sands, b. ca. 1816, m. 1837, Clerkenwell, d. 1863, St. Luke's
Jesse Thorogood, b. ca. 1751, m. 1777, Shalford, d. 1826, Shalford
Caroline Winch, b. ca. 1829, m. 1855, Uxbridge, d. 1904, Chelmsford
William Cartwright, d. 1910, Wigston

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Re: Armed forces (ish) service of family
« Reply #1 on: Monday 14 August 17 19:12 BST (UK) »
Service records after 1920 are held by the MOD; you can apply for a copy.....cost 30.

Home Guard records:

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/home-guard-personnel/
Howard , Viney , Kingsman, Pain/e, Rainer/ Rayner, Barham, George, Wakeling (Catherine), Vicary (Frederick)   all LDN area/suburbs  Ottley/ MDX,
Henman/ KNT   Gandy/LDN before 1830  Burgess/LDN
Barham/SFK   Rainer/CAN (Toronto) Gillians/CAN  Sturgeon/CAN (Vancouver)
Bailey/LDN Page/KNT   Paling/WA (var)



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Re: Armed forces (ish) service of family
« Reply #2 on: Monday 14 August 17 19:37 BST (UK) »
Thanks.
Dead-end ancestors:

Morris Lipman, b. ca. 1828, m. 1844, City of London, d. 1865, City of London
Simon McGrigor/McGregor/MacGregor, b. ca. 1789, m. 1811, Fodderty, d. 1859, Fodderty (parents Alexander MacGregor and Mary Grant)
William Sands, b. ca. 1816, m. 1837, Clerkenwell, d. 1863, St. Luke's
Jesse Thorogood, b. ca. 1751, m. 1777, Shalford, d. 1826, Shalford
Caroline Winch, b. ca. 1829, m. 1855, Uxbridge, d. 1904, Chelmsford
William Cartwright, d. 1910, Wigston