In late 1946 Bob was on holiday with his wife in Burton Bradstock, Dorset.Nan & Gramp met up with them in the Dove Inn at Burton Bradstock.

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He said very little about his experiences, but he told us he was on the' Long March' he owed his life to a german soldier who dug up vegetables from the fields. My grandad, John Dukes, passed away a couple of years ago, and I am trying to find out anything I can about him.

I'm just getting around to doing my family history! He was called up for duty as a baker on the 25th of April 1941, and he was demobed on the 19th of June 1946. I'm writing on behalf of my grandad, Bernard Lyde, who has just celebrated his 91st birthday.

It would be fantastic if Gramp heard from Bob or any of the other lads in 384 Co. He passed away a couple of years ago and I am trying to find out anything I can about him.

He was called up for duty on the 25th April 1941 and he was demobbed on the 19th June 1946.

He served in the North African desert in 1941/42 in 384 Company, Royal Army Service Corps (RASC).

Gramp was called up and enlisted at Sutton-on-Trent on 27 June 1940.Intending to keep in touch, Gramp made a note of Bob's details on the back of a packet of cigarettes, but subsequently lost it and they never made contact again.Gramp believes that Bob was originally from the London area.I will send scans of the photos I have later when I have mastered the technology!My grandmother was romantically involved with Ralph Shotter, who was in the Royal Army Services Corps and has heard that he was on board the Lancastria when it sunk. Apparently he has no known grave, but his name appears on a war memorial in Dunkirk, France, which I would love to take her to see.He was captured at Dunkirk and spent the duration of the war in Stalag XXB. We know that he was a driver in the Royal Army Service Corps and that he drove some quite influential people around but that is it, we would love to know more.