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Obtaining Service Records for Officers and Ratings
in the Royal Navy and RNVR

Entered the service before or during 1931:

The National Archives Office, Ruskin Avenue, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU.

Telephone: 0208-876 3444.     Web: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/

You can  search and download service records online from the National Archives  for 3-50 per record (no charge if downloaded in the search rooms at the NA, Kew)

Entered the service between 1931 and 1971:

An information pack is available from:

Navy Records Office, Restore Records Management, Tetron Point, William Nadin Way

Swadlincote, South Derbyshire DE11  1EG

Telephone: 01283 227913       E-mail: navy@gov.restore.co.uk

Please note that a 30 search fee is charged.
This is waived for applications by the serviceman himself, his wife or partner and his widow.

Service records from 1972 onwards:

CN Pers, Disclosure Cell, MP G-2, Room 48, West Battery, Whale Island, Portsmouth PO2 8DX

Telephone Nos. 023 92 628667/8666/8671/8670/8654

Please note that where an officer had previously served as a rating both service records as rating and officer will be supplied.
There is no need to make separate applications.

The story of HMS Venomous is told by Bob Moore and Captain John Rodgaard USN (Ret) in
A Hard Fought Ship
  Buy the new hardback edition online for 35 post free in the UK
Take a look at the Contents Page and List of Illustrations

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