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Offline Jim Bolton

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1939-1945 2nd world war
« on: August 08, 2016, 04:12:47 PM »
My Father Thomas Bolton from Wigan in Lancashire was part of the Manchester regiment. I do not know any other details than this. I would like to learn about his period in this regiment.

Offline charlie

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Re: 1939-1945 2nd world war
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2016, 08:54:07 AM »
Hello Jim and welcome to the forum.

Not much Information on WW2 service personnel is available as the records are still held by the MoD.

I think your best way forward would be to apply for his service record. The application forms can be found here:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/requests-for-personal-data-and-service-records

Charlie

Offline rafboy

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Re: 1939-1945 2nd world war
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2016, 10:07:38 AM »
Hi Jim, welcome.
Good advice from Charlie.
Did you father survive?
Cliff
Cliff P Son of 3525679 Sgt Arthur Phillips 1st Bn Manchester Regiment and RAPC