World War 2 Veterans

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Conch1323
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World War 2 Veterans

Postby Conch1323 » 01 Jun 2007, 09:07

Good evening, I am very new at this and was thinking that this would be a way of approaching my research. I am trying to find information of my grandfathers war efforts. All i know is that he was a World War 2 veteran and was a POW in Germany. My mother has advised me that he did not talk about the war and that he was definately injured. My grandfather has since passed away and I was extremely close to him and I would like to know about his past if I can. Any information at all would be much appreciated. Many thanks in advance.

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Re: World War 2 Veterans

Postby Biff83 » 01 Jun 2007, 11:45

Conch,

Does anyone have copies of your grandfather's discharge papers? These contain a wealth of information that will help document his WWII service. Likewise, most divisions issued unit histories to members which were published in Germany after the war. You might check to see if anyone has a copy. If you can post his name, I'll check to see if I can locate his serial number.

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Re: World War 2 Veterans

Postby Cathynap » 02 Jun 2007, 01:18

Ancestry.com has thei military records free for a few more days - maybe you can get a copy of his registration there. Or post his name as Biff suggests. We can see if we can get it for you.


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