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Helen Report 13 Nov 2021 13:00

My father David W.G.Edie ,was in the second world war, in the black watch regiment, I never knew where he was in war? As he had a stroke ,when I was a teenager lost his voice .think he might have been in Gibraltar? His army number was 2756608 ,thanks if anyone can help ?


KathleenBell Report 13 Nov 2021 14:53

WW2 service records are still with the MOD and not online. Have a look here for how to order them. They cost £30 and take quite a long time to arrive:-

He was a casualty and served in North West Europe as there is this record on Findmypast but you will need to order his service records to find the full details:-

First name(s) D W G
Theatre of war North West Europe
Last name Edie
Archive reference WO 417/79
Year 1944
PIece description Casualty Lists - Other Ranks 1511 - 1525
Capture year 1944
Archive The National Archives
Service number 2756608
Record set British Army Casualty Lists 1939-1945
Rank Private
Category Military, armed forces & conflict
Rank as transcribed Pte
Subcategory Second World War
Regiment Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment)
Collections from Great Britain, UK None
Regiment as transcribed Black Watch

Kath. x


Helen Report 13 Nov 2021 21:02

Thanks Kath ,I wil pay that to find out more .thank you x