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    I am currently researching the Danish RCAF fireman Corp Hans Basse Pedersen (R.166716)
    http://www.danishww2pilots.dk/profiles.php?id=380

    In the list of units he is attached to I have come cross "4 FIL.DET"; I presume, that DET would signify Detachment, but does anyone have an idea of the identity of this unit.

    Secondly, on 1 October 1943, while at No. 4 General Hospital he is re-classified to "EMB.STAT", but I have no idea as to the meaning of this abbreviation. Does anyone has an idea?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Mikkel Plannthin
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    Hi Mikkel,


    it depends on what followed in October 1943 but "EMB.STAT" evokes something with embarkation - but he was not going overseas so it make no sense.


    Pavel
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    Hi Mikkel
    Consider the possibility that Emb.Stat is not a trade but an internal Hospital classification indicating his progress if he was in the Hospital for illness or injury, STAT being possibly "Status", and suggesting a change of treatment or suchlike from that time.
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    Dick
    Last edited by Dick; 15th March 2011 at 15:24.

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