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Offline gralorn

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Uncle was a submariner - Any Information?
« on: Sunday 12 May 19 17:57 BST (UK) »
Yesterday at a family reunion I discovered that my uncle William John Vowles (Known as John) was in fact a submariner in the RN during WW2. All I know is that he married my aunt Margaret Ruth Allard (Known as Ruth) on the 9 November 1942 at St Mary's Church, Wareham, Dorset where Ruth was nursing and he was serving in the RN. They had two daughters Ann & Janet. I really would love to know a bit more about him and his service in the RN. Can anybody add any more meat to my bare bone. Any information at all would be most appreciated.
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Re: Uncle was a submariner - Any Information?
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 12 May 19 18:35 BST (UK) »
You will really need his service record which is still held by the Ministry of Defence https://www.gov.uk/get-copy-military-service-records/apply-for-someone-elses-records

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Re: Uncle was a submariner - Any Information?
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 18 May 19 19:28 BST (UK) »
Once you get his record,contact the Submarine Museum and they will have more information about the boats he served on.