Royal Welsh Fusiliers in Burma

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  1. davidbfpo

    davidbfpo Patron Patron

    I rely on Wiki to give me answer:
    From: Royal Welch Fusiliers - Wikipedia

    Upon amalgamation in 2006 there were:
    From: Royal Welsh - Wikipedia
  2. Robert999

    Robert999 Member

    As I understand it both are accepted......
  3. Robert999

    Robert999 Member

    Another one of grandad.....he was young in this one.
    WhatsApp Image 2022-11-13 at 22.29.58.jpg
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  4. Robert999

    Robert999 Member

    This is going to take a while.

    Attached Files:

  5. Robert999

    Robert999 Member

    Am I right in thinking the black bar on top sleeve is Riffles?
  6. High Wood

    High Wood Well-Known Member

    No, it is an arm of service strip. The Royal Welch Fusiliers were not a Rifle regiment It would have been a solid red bar denoting an Infantry regiment.
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  7. Robert999

    Robert999 Member

    Received this today, I assume a lot of us will be getting replies like this from now on?
    Hope it's legit as it was thrown in my spam box and the security went mad when I opened it up.

    Dear Mr XXXXX

    Thank you for your recent request.
    As part of the Defence Records Management Project, a percentage of archived Army service files have been transferred to the National Archives.
    Please, see the link below for more information:
    MOD Records Project - The National Archives
    As the file you have requested has been transferred as part of the project, I would like to advise you to contact the team
    at the following email address if you still wish to apply for a copy of the file:
    To allow the team at TNA to assist you please also quote the index number: APV00037XXX

    I hope this has been of assistance.

    Yours sincerely

    Gabriele Kulikaite

    Administrative Officer
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  8. Robert999

    Robert999 Member

    Received this today..........Hats off to the staff at Kew so far.

    Dear Mr Midson,

    Thank you for your information request to The National Archives.
    We believe we hold the record for W.F. Midson, SN: 4188019, and are handling your request.
    Your reference number is CAS-102870-Z1XXXX Please quote this reference number in future correspondence with regards to your case to enable us to identify your request more easily.

    We will update you on the progress of your request by 10/01/2023.

    Your request is being processed by The National Archives’ MOD Access Service Team in compliance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000. To learn more about Freedom of Information, please visit the following webpage: Freedom of Information TNA
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  9. Robert999

    Robert999 Member

    Update on the proceedings. :cool:

    Good afternoon

    Thank you again for your enquiry.

    We are handling your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. To learn more about Freedom of Information, please visit the following webpage: Freedom of Information TNA

    We have not yet determined if this record can be opened and will update you on the progress of your request by 24/01/2023.

    Please be aware that this department is currently handling an exceptionally high volume of cases, so it will take us longer than usual to respond to your request. We will update you regularly on the progress of your case. To allow us to process cases as efficiently as possible, please note that we will not able to answer standard queries or hasteners of cases between these updates. We apologise for the delay and thank you for your continued patience. For more information, please visit our FAQs page.

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