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Joined: 02/10/2022 12:18:47
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I am trying to find any information about my uncle Harry Frederick Harris Mason, commonly known as "Fred" and sometimes "Jack". He reached the rank of Corporal and landed with the British forces on the Normandy coast on D-Day 1944.

He survived the Second World War and died in 1963.

I'd be so pleased if anyone has any information or could point me in the right direction.

I've attached some pictures of him in uniform.

Many thanks.
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Joined: 23/09/2008 00:08:02
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Hi Max

Your first starting point should be to apply for his service record. Despite what some pay websites might suggest the only place to get a copy of his service record is through the historical disclosure sections of the Army, Royal Navy, and RAF. Have a read how to do so here


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Pete Rogers, son of LSgt Joe Rogers MM & nephew of TSM Ken McAllister. Both No2 Commando.
God and the Soldier, all men adore, In time of danger and not before.
When the danger is passed and all things righted, God is forgotten, and the Soldier slighted.

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Joined: 02/10/2022 12:18:47
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Thank you so much Pete.

I've had a look at the guidance notes and I'll follow things up and keep my fingers crossed.

Kind regards.

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Joined: 24/10/2022 11:26:56
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eternal memory of the hero

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