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Looking to find out any info on my Dad's service with the Canadian Scottish army WW2 Where is a starting point? Survived the war, died in the 60's, served in the Armoured div. (I think) James Dimor attained the rank of Maj. at one point. Came from Revelstoke area. any search info would be appreciated. I and my bro. and sis were always extremely proud of his service to Canada.  His son, the Yank from Massachusetts.
 

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Start by ordering a copy of his service record.

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Thanks Mike & George will do my best through this maze! If my dad could survive Normandy, I can do this for him.
 

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Just wanted to pass on that my grandfather George Dimor and his brother John Dimor were from Revelstoke, my mom and her 3 sisters were born there in 1923, 1928 and 1930 (Thelma, Georgina and Norma).  George used to own a restaurant in Revelstoke in the 1920's.........

Rocky

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Hi Rocky, welcome to the forums.  I have removed the personally identifying information you posted so that it doesn't get scraped by a bot and added to a mailing list...

If you go to your profile settings, there is a tick box you can check which will allow users to send you an email directly.  Also, if you have it set up, someone sending you a PM will also generate an email to the account you used to register.

I note the original poster was last active in 2010.  If you send the information to that account via PM and the email they used to register is still active, they may receive it that way.

Garb.
 
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