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Conor Dodd

Does anybody know are the above on the internet ???

Conor :D

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Paul Reed

Only the dead on the CWGC site.

A friend here in France is also working on a database using SA records of all those who were killed.

Service records are available in SA - but I don't have an address; maybe someone else does?

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CROONAERT

Service records are held at :

Military Information Bureau,

Archives Section,

Private Bag X289

0001 Pretoria

S.A.

Some other records are held at:

The National Archives of South Africa,

Private Bag X206

0001 Pretoria

S.A.

Dave.

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Paul Reed

Dave - is there a fee payable for the records and what do you get - a photocopy?

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Conor Dodd

Do they have an E-Mail address Dave ????

Conor

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CROONAERT
Dave - is there a fee payable for the records and what do you get - a photocopy?

There is a (very reasonable)fee payable, but I think that the service may be free to relatives.

You do get a photocopy of all the records that they possess (seeing as most SA records exist,this can be quite substantial). For example on the one that I applied for,I got his attestation form,casualty form (X3),record of units and promotions,notes on his hospitalisation,a letter to his wife stating his place of burial and even a copy of his will! In total I received about 14 sheets. Its a few years since I applied,but remember it all costing me around £6. - Not bad!!!

Conor. I don't think they have a website.If they do, I'm afraid I don't know it - sorry! :(

Dave

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Conor Dodd

Thanks for the reply I will write them a letter.

Conor

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