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Re(6): James Jones
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Thanks Geoff. I spent a lot of time researcing The Kings Own. I read a lot which suggested to me that this may be his regiment.The regalia I spoke of include a cap badge of a mailed fist with the letters RAC. The twists and turns of amalgamation and re-amalgamation could have put him in the 151st Regiment RAC which was deployed to Burma. I have spent time on the TKO museum at Lancaster. I have yet to write to them; it is an extensive site and takes some getting used to. Again my sincere thanks to you and your comrades for your help. Owen Davey
PS: My Dad, also Owen Davey fought in WW1 notably in forcing the passage of the Sambre et Oise Canal{Second Landieces}.He was in the 11th Battalion {Service} Sherwood Foresters} The great war poet, Wifred Owen was killed in the affair.

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