Grand Neice of a Scots Guard

Discussion in 'User Introductions' started by HayleyW, Dec 3, 2018.

  1. HayleyW

    HayleyW Member

    just wanted to say a quick hello. I’m in the process of researching my Grandmother’s Brother who was lost in Libya in 1942 aged 24.
     
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  2. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

  3. HayleyW

    HayleyW Member

    Thank you . Just in the process of requesting his service records. One I’ve exhausted everything I can on Arthur I’ll be starting the journey with my Grandpa as I have minimal information on him.
     
  4. Guy Hudson

    Guy Hudson Looker-upper

    2696882 Lance Corporal Arthur Charles BRUIN 2nd Battalion Scots Guards Died of Wounds 26th February 1942
    Casualty

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    Good luck with your research
     
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  5. HayleyW

    HayleyW Member

    Thank you Guy!! I’d not found that newspaper article so that was so nice of you. Yes he was the eldest son, his Brother Frank was in the HG and his older sister (my Grandma Florence) was married to Alfred Roberts (my Grandpa) who was in Libya (Tobruk) at the same time but with with the BNAF.

    I know I have a very long road ahead of me in researching and am hoping to being able to put firm details around who Arthur was. I can always remember Grandma proudly displayed his photo on her dressing table, he appears to have been the apple of her eye.

    Thank you again :)
     
  6. Guy Hudson

    Guy Hudson Looker-upper

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    Manchester Evening News 5th October 1942
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    Manchester Evening News 26th February 1943
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    Manchester Evening News 26th February 1945
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    Manchester Evening News 5th October 1945
     
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