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Offline Aerodynamik

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Army Record delay
« on: Sunday 16 May 21 21:14 BST (UK) »
Hi all

I applied for my grandad's army records last May. The web site states that there may be a delay due to Covid but as I received no reply by February I applied again.

To this date I've received nothing and my cheques haven't been cashed.

Is this normal?

TIA Steve

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Re: Army Record delay
« Reply #1 on: Monday 17 May 21 10:58 BST (UK) »
Unfortunately records are taking around a year to arrive thanks to Covid delays.
Howard , Viney , Kingsman, Pain/e, Rainer/ Rayner, Barham, George, Wakeling (Catherine), Vicary (Frederick)   all LDN area/suburbs  Ottley/ MDX,
Henman/ KNT   Gandy/LDN before 1830  Burgess/LDN
Barham/SFK   Rainer/CAN (Toronto) Gillians/CAN  Sturgeon/CAN (Vancouver)
Bailey/LDN Page/KNT   Paling/WA (var)



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Re: Army Record delay
« Reply #2 on: Monday 17 May 21 15:54 BST (UK) »
Worth remembering that welfare enquiries - pensions of living dependants and the like - take priority.
Simons Barrett Jaffray Waugh Langdale Heugh Meade Garnsey Evans Vazie Mountcure Glascodine Parish Peard Smart Dobbie Sinclair....
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Re: Army Record delay
« Reply #3 on: Monday 17 May 21 16:19 BST (UK) »
Iíve just posted about this before I saw this question. Iíve just heard back from the office that deals with the records. They have only just returned to the office and have a huge backlog of paper records to deal with so, basically, can give no idea how long it will take. Here is the link where youíll see what they wrote to me.

Jo
https://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=839945.0