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Offline dave1948

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Dunkirk Veterans Association Records
« on: Saturday 19 January 19 21:57 GMT (UK) »
Hi Guys,  I have a copy of my Father in Law's Dunkerque Certificate. Issued by the 1940 Dunkerque Veterans Association, which I have found is no longer in existence. Who is now the Custodians of their records as the only details on the certificate are his name "Frederick Morris of Royal Artillery" and "Livre Dor Number 38805". I am trying to trace his Service Number which I imagine would be attached to the Veterans records.

Many thanks,  Dave.
Newall, Godfrey, Maskell (Essex)
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McCutcheon, Maclachlin(Ayrshire)

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Re: Dunkirk Veterans Association Records
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 20 January 19 09:21 GMT (UK) »
If you are wanting his service number with a view to applying for his service record, you don't need it as long as you have, among the other requirements, his date of birth.

Otherwise, the Royal Artillery attestations record on Findmypast has a number of Frederick Morris some with an amount of personal detail.

Next thought is that the DVA was essentially locally run, branches were not all wound up at the same time.  On final closure in 2000, the funds were transferred to the Royal British Legion so they may (??) have the records mailto:info@britishlegion.org.uk.

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