Record of 2/10 Baluch Regiment soldier in the British archives?

How do I find someone’s military record UK?

Other ways to find service records

  1. the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.
  2. the Armed Forces Memorial roll of honour.
  3. the National Archives.

What are service records?

A service record is a collection of either electronic or printed material which provides a documentary history of a person’s activities and accomplishments while serving as a member of a given organization.

What word for a quick look originated from British soldiers in India?

Dekko. As in “take a dekko at this” (take a look at this). From the Hindi word dekho meaning “look”, one of a number of terms brought from India by British troops and gradually disseminated through the British army.

How many troops are in a British troop?

A platoon is a part of an infantry company and is further divided into three or four sections. A British platoon usually consists of 25 to 30 men. Platoons are commanded by a lieutenant or second lieutenant.

How do I look up someone’s military service records?

You can find veterans’ military service records from World War I to the present from the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC). The NPRC houses many types of records, including Official Military Personnel Files (OMPF).

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