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Service record in Malayan War - Help please
« on: Tuesday 21 July 20 11:48 BST (UK) »
I'm trying to find the service record for Soldier, George HEALEY, (b.1928 in Salford, Lancs) who would have been conscripted between 1946-1949 to serve in the Malayan War.   ::) ::) ::) ::)
BUCKLEY, Ches. & Lancs, DUNN, Ireland & Lancs. EDGSON, Rutland, Leics & Lancs. LYON, Lancs. McNULTY, Ireland & Lancs. MORRIS, Beds, Hunts & Lancs. SWARBRICK, Lancs. TURNER, Lancs. WILLIAMSON, Lancs.

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Re: Service record in Malayan War - Help please
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 21 July 20 11:54 BST (UK) »
From 1920 onwards service documents are with MOD.

If he is still alive he can apply free so could his widow if he has died

You will have to pay 30.00

Death over 25 yrs ago and anyone can apply.

Death under 25 yrs next of kin or with the permission of next of kin.

Death cert required, you do not need service number if you have date of birth


https://www.gov.uk/guidance/request-records-of-deceased-service-personnel
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Re: Service record in Malayan War - Help please
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 21 July 20 12:29 BST (UK) »
Was he George Warren Healey b Dec qtr 1928 mmn Warren?

A George Healey b 2.10.1928 died 17.2.2001 Manchester
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Re: Service record in Malayan War - Help please
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 21 July 20 13:08 BST (UK) »
Thanks everyone.  This guy was plain George HEALEY, who was born in November 1928 in Salford, Lancs, and who died in 1983 in Bolton Lancs.  Because he was a soldier in the Malayan War and would have been 'called up' between 1946-1949.  All I'm trying to find out is whether he could have been billeted in WILTSHIRE during those years before going overseas.     :D :D :D
BUCKLEY, Ches. & Lancs, DUNN, Ireland & Lancs. EDGSON, Rutland, Leics & Lancs. LYON, Lancs. McNULTY, Ireland & Lancs. MORRIS, Beds, Hunts & Lancs. SWARBRICK, Lancs. TURNER, Lancs. WILLIAMSON, Lancs.

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« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 21 July 20 13:34 BST (UK) »
You'll need his service documents to find that out.
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« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 21 July 20 13:43 BST (UK) »
Sadly, that's all the info I have I'm afraid.  Ah well - it was just a long-shot.  Thanks everyone.  :'( :'( :'( :'(
BUCKLEY, Ches. & Lancs, DUNN, Ireland & Lancs. EDGSON, Rutland, Leics & Lancs. LYON, Lancs. McNULTY, Ireland & Lancs. MORRIS, Beds, Hunts & Lancs. SWARBRICK, Lancs. TURNER, Lancs. WILLIAMSON, Lancs.

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Re: Service record in Malayan War - Help please
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 21 July 20 15:34 BST (UK) »
His birth was only registered in the March qtr 1929 which is why I missed it mmn was Morris

As his death was over 25yrs ago you can apply for his service record
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