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    I am trying to find out any info I can on my late Father in laws service on ASR during the war. If any body can steer me in the right direction I would be very grateful. We have his service records and know that he served with 66, 48, 10, 29 and 27 ASR between 1943 and 1944.
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    Hi,

    Depends on his trade as to how much will be recorded in the Operational Record Books but here is a list of units, where they were located in the UK and the File Reference at The National Archives, Kew.

    Unit Location TNA File
    No.1 Lerwick AIR29/441
    No.2 Shapinsay/Orkney AIR29/441
    No.4 Wick AIR29/441
    No.6 Invergordon AIR29/441
    No.7 Burgh Head AIR29/441
    No.8 Buckie AIR29/441
    No.9 Fraserburgh AIR29/442
    No.10 Torry/Aberdeen AIR29/442
    No.11 Montrose AIR29/442
    No.12 Tayport AIR29/442
    No.14 Berwick-Upon-Tweed AIR29/442
    No.15 Blyth AIR29/442
    No.17 Scalloway AIR29/443
    No.21 Bridlington AIR29/443
    No.22 Grimsby AIR29/443
    No.23 Wells AIR29/443
    No.24 Lowestoft/Gorleston AIR29/443
    No.26 Felixstowe AIR29/444
    No.27 Ferry Dock/ Dover AIR29/445
    No.28 Newhaven AIR29/446
    No.29 Littlehampton AIR29/446
    No.30 Calshot/Gosport/Cowes AIR29/446
    No.31 Sheerness AIR29/446
    No.32 Calshot/Ostende AIR29/446
    No.33 Calshot/Norway AIR29/447
    No.36 Poole AIR29/447
    No.37 Lyme Regis AIR29/447
    No.38 Exemouth AIR29/447
    No.39 Torquay AIR29/447
    No.40 Weymouth AIR29/447
    No.41 Salcombe AIR29/447
    No.42 Newlyn AIR29/447
    No.43 Mountbatten AIR29/447
    No.44 Padstow AIR29/448
    No.45 Barry AIR29/448
    No.46 Porthcawl AIR29/448
    No.47 Aberystwyth AIR29/448
    No.48 Tenby AIR29/448
    No.49 Goodwick AIR29/448
    No.51 Pwllheli AIR29/448
    No.52 Fleetwood AIR29/448
    No.53 Fleetwood AIR29/448
    No.54 Isle of Man AIR29/448
    No.55 Kirkcudbright AIR29/448
    No.56 Portaferry AIR29/448
    No.57 Donaghadee AIR29/448
    No.58 Larne AIR29/448
    No.60 Culmore AIR29/448
    No.61 Campbeltown AIR29/448
    No.62 Lochboisdale AIR29/448
    No.63 Menai Bridge AIR29/449
    No.64 Drummore, Ayr AIR29/449
    No.65 Oban AIR29/449
    No.66 Stornoway AIR29/449
    No.67 Port Ellen AIR29/449

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    Riojaron, Hi,
    I note that in the Daily Telegraph Letters on 6 Nov there is one from a John Leech, the Hon Sec of the ASR/MCU Club, from Beccles, Suffolk. I suspect he may be the J W Leech, Beccles, listed in the BT fone book.
    Might be able to give you some "steers"!!!
    Rgds
    Peter Davies

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