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Thomas Wild merchant seamen

toffeetower

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Hi guys,
Any info re my relative would be great please?

Name Thomas Wild
Birth Date 22 Feb 1924
Service 1939-1945
Medal Issued/Claimed 1946-2002
Discharge Number R.253072

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Dies 1996. Liverpool Reg Dist. aged 72.

1939 Register shows a Thomas Wild in Wallasey. He maybe your rellie.

I doubt you'll find much online, if anything, for any service done during WW2, especially for merchant seaman. I maybe wrong.

Steve.:)
 
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Better late than never,
I think this is your man. The Dis A number, I suggest, is a typo.

https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C8201342

This would be his "Seamans Pouch".

These records relate to an individual seamen filed together in a pouch. These documents may include application forms, certificates, identity cards, (most with a photograph of the seaman) and cessation documents.
If it is the correct seaman he may also have a "Form CRS10" This would give details of all the ships, (together with dates and ports of Engagement and Discharge) he served on from early 1941.
I would apply to the National Archives to obtain the Pouch which will confirm his Dis A number. Once you have that we can procede with details on how to obtain his Form CRS10
 
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