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Re: Military service history
« Reply #27 on: Sunday 04 November 18 21:32 GMT (UK) »
How do you go about requesting his records from the MOD?

Graeme

see this thread
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WILSON; Lancs, Lanrks.
BERRY; Lancs.
BORASTON; Salop, Worcs,
TYLER; Salop, Herefords.

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Re: Military service history
« Reply #28 on: Monday 05 November 18 20:28 GMT (UK) »
Update.

I popped in to my uncles tonight and he was able to shed more light on Roberts career.
Some time between 1922 & 1934 Robert must have left the army as My uncle has his recruitment form to join the TAs on 19th February 1934.  During his spell of service with the 240th field co & possibly 52nd (low) div, he was appointed WOII CSM and he remained there until his discharge in February 1938.
I know its a bit hard to read but in his TA service record, his birthday has been scored out and replace with one of a few months later - basically changing his age from 40 & 3 months to 40 bang on.  Would this due to an age limit on joining the TAs at the time?

I have attached a picture of his medals along with his recruitment form and TA service record for those interested.

With that said, I would like to that you all for the help I have received with this search. It has meant alot to my family to have discovered a part of Robertís life that they thought was lost.

Thanks again,

Graeme

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Re: Military service history
« Reply #29 on: Monday 05 November 18 21:15 GMT (UK) »
what a great collection.
Warks:Ashford;Cadby;Clarke;Clifford;Cooke Copage;Easthope;
Edmonds;Felton;Colledge;Lutwyche;Mander(s);May;Poole;Withers.
Staffs.Edmonds;Addison;Duffield;Webb;Fisher;Archer
Salop:Easthope,Eddowes,Hoorde,Oteley,Vernon,Talbot,De Neville.
Notts.Clarke;Redfearne;Treece.
Som.May;Perriman;Cox
India Kane;Felton;Cadby
London.Haysom.
Lancs.Gay.
Worcs.Coley;Mander;Sawyer.
Kings of Wessex & Scotland
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Re: Military service history
« Reply #30 on: Monday 05 November 18 21:49 GMT (UK) »
what a great collection.

I agree. Nicely presented, in correct order of precedence too.

For those not familiar with British Awards they are (L to R)

Military Medal and Bar (i.e. MM awarded twice)
1915 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
George VI Coronation Medal (1937)
Territorial Efficiency Medal (awarded for 12yrs service in Territorial Army)
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The only stupid question is the one not asked

WILSON; Lancs, Lanrks.
BERRY; Lancs.
BORASTON; Salop, Worcs,
TYLER; Salop, Herefords.