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Offline IanMac67

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Raf Service number for William Milne
« on: Sunday 16 December 18 21:20 GMT (UK) »
I am trying to trace my late grandfather's service records from WW2  but unfortunately there's no service number.
What I do know is that he was a leading aircraftman and was a joiner/carpenter to trade and was at one point stationed at Raf Colinsburgh. Any help would be much appreciated.

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Re: Raf Service number for William Milne
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 16 December 18 21:38 GMT (UK) »
Not sure if this helps - but have found service numbers for two W Milne's who were leading aircraftmen

 W J  Milne  1342161  Leading Aircraftman  1945  159 Maintenance Unit   

 W Milne     1003682   Leading Aircraftman 1946 324 Wing

I guess we now need to know if 159 Maintenance Unit or 324 Wing were based at Colinsburgh in 1945/6!

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Re: Raf Service number for William Milne
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 16 December 18 21:50 GMT (UK) »
I am trying to trace my late grandfather's service records from WW2  but unfortunately there's no service number.
What I do know is that he was a leading aircraftman and was a joiner/carpenter to trade and was at one point stationed at Raf Colinsburgh. Any help would be much appreciated.

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If you apply to the MOD for his Service Records, the service number isn't mandatory!
You can apply with his date of birth, a copy of his death certificate, and the usual fee of 30.

https://www.gov.uk/get-copy-military-service-records
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Re: Raf Service number for William Milne
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 16 December 18 21:55 GMT (UK) »
Thank you for both replies and will look into requesting his records from the MOD.