RESEARCHING SOLDIERS WHO DIED
IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR
Battlefields of WW2 website is pleased to announce a new service aimed at those wanting to trace soldiers of the British Army who died in the Second World War. Using years of experience, author and historian Paul Reed is at your disposal to offer a fixed-price research service.
All you have to do is provide details of the soldier(s) you would like researched; normally we can trace a man even if you only have a name and some idea of where he was from.
Research is offered post-free in the UK, and for an additional £5 for overseas. And remember - the cost of all copying is included in the price - no hidden extras!
You can now also pay with Paypal - which is free and very easy to use!
WW2 RESEARCH PACKAGE : SOLDIERS WHO DIED
This package provides you with the basic information about the soldier you are researching and includes the following:
Print out of details from the Army Roll of Honour - this includes full military details, plus where born, enlisted and living, and if there was previous service in another unit.
Copy of colour Memorial Scroll personalised to the soldier, from Army Roll of Honour.
List of men from the same unit who died the same date - learn the names of the comrades who died with him.
Search of the 'Official History' of WW2 to see if there is any information on the battle in which he died. Some smaller actions are not mention and the amount of information varies from a line to several pages.
Copy of the official unit War Diary for the day he died; this gives details of where they were and what was happening. This material is contained in the National Archives in London.
Search of Paul Reed's personal library and archive for further information relating to the action in which the soldier died - typically this will be a search for any unit or divisional histories, memoirs mentioning the unit or battle, plus a check to see if we hold any original photographs of the unit he served in. Copies of any material found are provided.
One page summary and conclusions explaining the research sent to you.
Overseas Cost: £45.00
ALL PAYMENT IS BY UK CHEQUE OR BY PAYPAL ABOVE
Your research is normally completed and received by you within 20+ weeks.
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WW2 RESEARCH SERVICE
Site Last Updated: 13/09/2011