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Re: AIR 78 index ... where next?
« Reply #9 on: Wednesday 20 March 19 09:31 GMT (UK) »
Do you know if they'll accept a print of a downloaded death cert or does it have to be the "real" thing?

The forms refer only to "a copy of the death certificate" which in my opinion is what a 7 pdf is. 

A word of caution.  If you quote a number and date of birth and they don't match, the disclosures people don't know which one to go for and the process halts.  It is not up to them to do any research to clarify which man is meant.  I would telephone the RAF Disclosures people first and ask for advice.  The main switchboard is 01400 268163.

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Re: AIR 78 index ... where next?
« Reply #10 on: Wednesday 20 March 19 12:13 GMT (UK) »
Would it be safest to just give your father's name, date and place of birth and leave it to the MOD to find the correct service record? If there are any anomalies they will let you know and will (I presume) return your 30.

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Re: AIR 78 index ... where next?
« Reply #11 on: Wednesday 20 March 19 14:19 GMT (UK) »
Both ways would work equally well and would avoid a "no compute" answer.

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Re: AIR 78 index ... where next?
« Reply #12 on: Thursday 21 March 19 21:43 GMT (UK) »
Ronald Heywood 2209142
Philip Grenville Roberts 2209068
Joseph Isaacs 2209130

The numbers are all very close...close enough for them to have enlisted together.

I reckon that's them. Thank you!
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Re: AIR 78 index ... where next?
« Reply #13 on: Thursday 21 March 19 21:46 GMT (UK) »
Do you know if they'll accept a print of a downloaded death cert or does it have to be the "real" thing?

The forms refer only to "a copy of the death certificate" which in my opinion is what a 7 pdf is. 

A word of caution.  If you quote a number and date of birth and they don't match, the disclosures people don't know which one to go for and the process halts.  It is not up to them to do any research to clarify which man is meant.  I would telephone the RAF Disclosures people first and ask for advice.  The main switchboard is 01400 268163.

MaxD

Good point, thanks Max.
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Re: AIR 78 index ... where next?
« Reply #14 on: Thursday 21 March 19 21:51 GMT (UK) »
Would it be safest to just give your father's name, date and place of birth and leave it to the MOD to find the correct service record? If there are any anomalies they will let you know and will (I presume) return your 30.

Sounds like a plan. I'll be sending off on behalf of my Mum so that'll save 30  :P
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Re: AIR 78 index ... where next?
« Reply #15 on: Friday 22 March 19 12:46 GMT (UK) »
Would it be safest to just give your father's name, date and place of birth and leave it to the MOD to find the correct service record? If there are any anomalies they will let you know and will (I presume) return your 30.

Sounds like a plan. I'll be sending off on behalf of my Mum so that'll save 30  :P

Even better!

Good luck.  :)