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From: "Barbara Karagosian" <>
Subject: FW: Boar War/ MM
Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2000 10:54:00 -0700
>> Hi there, I just got details of my grandfather's army
> record, including Boer war and medals - so this is what you do!
> Write to
> Ministry of Defense
> Defense Records 2b
> Bourne Avenue
> Middlesex UB31RF
> phone 020 8573 3831 ext 319
> They will send you a form to complete and I think there is a fee - maybe
25 pounds I am not sure. They say it can take a long time but in reality
it took a couple of weeks!
> I got back a whole list of details of when he enlisted and what regiment
(1st Suffolk) his postings, overseas service and medals awarded. Also
details of his family including
> wife and children and their dates of birth and where born, his physical
description and employment before he entered the army!
> good luck - Barbara (in Los Angeles)