I don’t know how I would know as I know nothing about his parents or if he had siblings, which regiment he was in if any. There are a few James Barry’s or alternatives Berry who were born in that time or died in the war too, I just can’t tell unfortunately
That’s another odd thing as usually they do say I know but this particular one says nothing.
my fathers marriage certificate however states he was a Marine Mechanic which would support some sort of armed forces perhaps?
I am trying to trace my Paternal Grandfather with no luck. His name was James Barry and rumour is that he was an American Soldier here in England and he married my Grandma Joan Bellamy in 1942, a year before she gave birth to my father in 1943.
My grandma then went on to marry another man in...