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Royal_Australian_Engineers_WW2_KD_jacket?

Article about: hi_WRF_members_I_got_this_old_KD_today.I_think_it_ is_ww2_era._I_been_trying_to_reaserch_the_name_in_ the_jacket_the_only_Lt_flynn_that_I_could_find_tha t_was_an_engineer_was_this_guy.the_nu

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    hi_WRF_members_I_got_this_old_KD_today.I_think_it_ is_ww2_era._I_been_trying_to_reaserch_the_name_in_ the_jacket_the_only_Lt_flynn_that_I_could_find_tha t_was_an_engineer_was_this_guy.the_number_on_the_j acket_is_not_right_though.

    FLYNN MICHAEL JOHN : Service Number - NX70423 : Date of birth - 08 Sep 1916 : Place of birth - SYDNEY NSW : Place of enlistment - PADDINGTON NSW : Next of Kin - FLYNN THOMAS
    Contents date range
    1939 - 1948
    Series number
    B883
    Click to see which government agency or person created this item.
    Control symbol
    NX70423
    Item barcode
    4621250
    Location
    Canberra
    Access status
    Open
    Date of decision
    05 May 2003
    Physical format
    PAPER FILES AND DOCUMENTS (allocated at series level)
    Records authority class number
    1010873
    Date registered
    19 Feb 2002
    I_got_these_records_off_the_National_archives_of_a ustralia_web_site_the_only_documentation_I_could_v iew_I'v_added_pictures_of.My_guess_is_he_was_A_jap anese_POW.On_the_site_if_you_put_in_his_name_and_n umber_it_comes_up_that_he_gave_testimonials_for_wa r_crimes.What_are_peoples_opinions?Could_this_be_t he_same_person?Any_help_would_be_great.
    thanks_..
    matty
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    Maybe his name was F. Lynn, rather than Flynn? A good pick up.
    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    Thanks_jerry_I_was_very_happy_to_get_this_one.It's _missing_a_shoulder_title_a_button_and_some_format ion/Rank_patches.What_do_you_think_they_may_have_been? I_did_try_F.Lynn_and_even_lynn_but_there_is_no_rec ords_at_all.No_records_match_the_number_either.

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    There_is_only_ evidence_of_there_being_patches_on_and_removed_fro m_one_arm.Is_this_a_normal_occurrence?I_thought_on _British_commonwealth_attire_they_had_both_arms_ma tching_with_insignia?Sorry_I'm_still_a_"L"plater.. ..with_this_type_of_thing.

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    As it has sergeant stripes on one sleeve, perhaps it has been messed with, as it is named to a LT. Having insignia on one arm is seen used by the colonies, not sure if the Aussies did it, but I think the NZ did it.
    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    cheers_jerry_I_thought_that_may_be_the_case.(messe d_with).The_price_was_right_though_so_I_wont_compl ain.Thanks_again_mate.

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