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My Grandfather's Service Number
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Hi. My grandparents emigrated to Australia in the 1950s and my grandfather served with the Australian Army between 1951 and 1958. We are trying to get his service number so that we can access his…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew Cairns Jun 7.

 

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Andrew Cairns replied to STEVEN CRAIG's discussion My Grandfather's Service Number
"Hi Steven, Thanks for providing that information. I'm afraid that I haven't had any success. As Sylvia has indicated, he doesn't appear on the DVA Nominal Roll, so presumably did not serve in Korea. He may have served overseas during…"
Jun 7
STEVEN CRAIG replied to STEVEN CRAIG's discussion My Grandfather's Service Number
"Oh! Maybe that's right Sylvia. I will take another look. Thanks. S"
Jun 6
Sylvia replied to STEVEN CRAIG's discussion My Grandfather's Service Number
"His immigration papers gave me the impression that the Australian Army had paid the 10 pound passage money contribution."
Jun 6
STEVEN CRAIG replied to STEVEN CRAIG's discussion My Grandfather's Service Number
"Hi Sylvia. To my knowledge he enlisted only after 1951 so I am not sure if he would have served during any conflict as such. He served with the British Army during WW2 and they paid his ticket out to Australia with his family. I am not sure if it…"
Jun 6
Sylvia replied to STEVEN CRAIG's discussion My Grandfather's Service Number
"Have you tried it here?: http://nominal-rolls.dva.gov.au/ rgds, Sylvia"
Jun 6
STEVEN CRAIG replied to STEVEN CRAIG's discussion My Grandfather's Service Number
"Hi Andrew and thanks so much for your reply. Since posting this question I have been in touch with the Department of Defense and have, via my mother, submitted the details we do have on my grandfather to them in a request for his service records. If…"
Jun 6
Andrew Cairns replied to STEVEN CRAIG's discussion My Grandfather's Service Number
"Hi Steven, Most post-WWII army service records are still held by the Department of Defence rather than NAA, so you won't neccessarily find any details of your grandfather's service on RecordSearch. If you can give me his name and date of…"
Jun 6
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My Grandfather's Service Number

Hi. My grandparents emigrated to Australia in the 1950s and my grandfather served with the Australian Army between 1951 and 1958. We are trying to get his service number so that we can access his records. I am sure I saw this while doing a general search on the archives but I cant find it now. Can anyone point me in the right direction please?See More
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