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Kirsty Wark
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PostSubject: BAOR 1946   BAOR 1946 Icon_minitime14/10/2020, 15:12

Hello,
I wonder if you can help. I am looking for information about my late father's posting to Bad Driberg in the early part of 1946.

His address was
Capt. James Allan Wark MC,
9 A10
c/o HQ. 917 (RB) Mil. Gov.Det.
BAOR.

Where is the best place to look? He never talked about his time in Germany after the war. He fought in the D Day landings. "C" Coy " 2nd. Glasgow Highlandersun 26th where he was wounded and after which he was awarded his MC,
Thank you Kirsty
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alan8376
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Localisation : Norfolk, UK
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Places Served : Carlisle AAS, Aden, Hildesheim, Bordon, Fallingbostel, Dover, NI Tours, Osnabruck, Herford, Muenster, UN Nicosia, SBA Dhekellia Cyprus x2, Waterbeach, Civi Street 1988. Retired from VOSA 2007.
Registration date : 2009-07-28

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PostSubject: Re: BAOR 1946   BAOR 1946 Icon_minitime15/10/2020, 09:45

Hi and welcome Kirsty,

Mil Gov Det will be a difficult one to Research. Someone may come forward and help you?

By the way. Check your spelling. I believe Bad Driburg might be correct?

I have checked the Driburg Det at one small info area at the Imperial War Museum , London. Where there are a number of Hannover photos of the Detachment.

National Archives at Kew, London will be where the Archives will be.

I could direct you to a person who specialises in obtaining Archives from Kew. Of course at a cost. I have used him many times. He is not expensive!

The National Archives (TNA) seem to be in rather a muddle at the moment,. So obtaining archives have become very difficult, if not impossible? Due to Covid restrictions.

Good Luck.
Alan
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PostSubject: Re: BAOR 1946   BAOR 1946 Icon_minitime15/10/2020, 09:56

Welcome Kirsty

Not researching Military Government at the moment but have the following on record taken from original documentation held at the Public Records Office Kew:

917 (RB) Military Government Detachment became HQ Military Government (R) Arnsberg 25 Jan 46 responsible for the whole of Regierungsbezirk (Administrative District) Arnsberg.

9 Area Intelligence Office was based in Arnsberg and had numerous Intelligence Teams (46-62) but do not have the locations listed.

Can only find 917 Military Government Detachment Kew documentation for Oct 45 = WO 171/8105.

Best of luck with your research

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PostSubject: Re: BAOR 1946   BAOR 1946 Icon_minitime15/10/2020, 10:02

Thank you so much Steve, best Kirsty
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PostSubject: Re: BAOR 1946   BAOR 1946 Icon_minitime15/10/2020, 10:03

Hello Alan thank you . I would very much like to hire your research contact, best wishes Kirsty
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Places Served : Carlisle AAS, Aden, Hildesheim, Bordon, Fallingbostel, Dover, NI Tours, Osnabruck, Herford, Muenster, UN Nicosia, SBA Dhekellia Cyprus x2, Waterbeach, Civi Street 1988. Retired from VOSA 2007.
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PostSubject: Re: BAOR 1946   BAOR 1946 Icon_minitime15/10/2020, 12:31

Kirsty,

I have sent you a Link by PM.

Regards
Alan
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alan8376
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Number of posts : 580
Age : 73
Localisation : Norfolk, UK
Cap Badge : REME
Places Served : Carlisle AAS, Aden, Hildesheim, Bordon, Fallingbostel, Dover, NI Tours, Osnabruck, Herford, Muenster, UN Nicosia, SBA Dhekellia Cyprus x2, Waterbeach, Civi Street 1988. Retired from VOSA 2007.
Registration date : 2009-07-28

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PostSubject: Re: BAOR 1946   BAOR 1946 Icon_minitime15/10/2020, 13:18

UPDATE 8 August 2020

Due to the current COVID-related restrictions in place at the National Archives, ARCRE can only offer a very limited copy service at this time.

Only orders from the following record series will be processed:

AIR 81, WO 374, WO 339, FCO 168, FO 1110, HS 9

The standard charge of 10 pence per page, with a minimum charge of £5.00 per document will apply on the above record series only.

Taken from the guys site who does research for me:

This seems to be the situation at the Archives.

Currently only one visit to the National Archives is allowed per week for a maximum of four and half hours. Competition to reserve a weekly appointment is fierce. Therefore, regrettably, no guarantees can be given regarding delivery times. Priority will be given to pre-existing orders.

Only registered users can place document copying orders.

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