Tracing a friend - help needed! Thanks!

#1
Hi there. Me and a mate are trying to contact a friend of ours. He was based in Bosnia until March of this year before transferring units and heading to the province of Helmand, Afghanistan. I haven't heard from him since then, and have sent a number of emails etc as has my mate. Unforunately he did not say which unit he had transferred to, but he was a member of the Welsh guards beforehand.

However, I do have his service number and was wondering if it is possible for to trace someone using only these details? If so, if anyone could provide a number/website/contact details in order for us to be able to trace him, we'd be very grateful. Unfortunately, we have no contact for his family.

Thanks in advance for your help!
 
#2
Highly unlikely i would think, unless you have power of attorney or have been listed as an emergency contact, Next of kin. Im sure you can appreciate that the british army will not give out any soldiers details to just Anyone, If he has not contacted you maybe there is a reason for that!

Im sorry i hope you you get what your looking for
 
#7
at least she didnt put his details on here!
 
#8
err transferred from Bos straight to Helmund? i know i have not been for a while, but are we that stretched? or is this the dear jane thanx for dirty pix but got a new target now?
 
#9
canteen_cowboy said:
err transferred from Bos straight to Helmund? i know i have not been for a while, but are we that stretched? or is this the dear jane thanx for dirty pix but got a new target now?
No mate happening to lots of lads at the moment and some are even volunteering now the new Tax allowance and LSSA entitlements are out. If I was a singlie then its a good money saving scheme and have known a few lads doing back to back tours to get themselves on the housing market. As said thogh this sounds like a possible dear John.
 
#12
canteen_cowboy said:
err transferred from Bos straight to Helmund? i know i have not been for a while, but are we that stretched? or is this the dear jane thanx for dirty pix but got a new target now?
Not that unusual in 2003 I went from 3 months BLMF 2 weeks leave straight to 9 months SLB
 

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