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Service Record

6142398 Rifleman Lewis EDWARDS - King's Royal Rifle Corps
Enlisted at Hersham into the East Surrey Regiment Territorial Army and posted to 6 Battalion 20.12.1937
Transferred to the King's Royal Rifle Corps and posted to 1 Battalion, Queen Victoria Rifles 01.03.1939
Embodied 02.09.1939
Reported missing 23.05.1940
Confirmed Prisoner of War, Stalag XXA 27.05.1940
Repatriated to United Kingdom 26.04.1945
Attached to 641 Company Royal Army Service Corps 12.07.1945
Attached to 639 Company Royal Army Service Corps 04.08.1945
Attached to 597 Company Royal Army Service Corps 14.09.1945
Released to Army Reserve
Auth: Navy, Army and Air Forces Reserve Act 1959.
18.03.1946
Service with the Colours: 02.09.1939 - 17.03.1946

Overseas Service:
British Expeditionary Force 22.05.1940 - 26.05.1940
Germany (Prisoner of War) 27.05.1940 - 25.04.1945

Military Conduct: Exemplary

Testimonial: "A very reliable, keen and hardworking clerk, sober, trustworthy and shows much initiative in his work."

Medals issued etc: Territorial Efficiency Medal, 1939-45 Star and War Medal 1939-45


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