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Sgt. James Perkins

British Army 36 Coy. Royal Army Service Corps

My father James Perkins was a driver with RASC 36 coy, I would like any information about his army days I believe that he was at some time a prisoner of war and would like to know where. My father never spoke about his war time years, but did mention a pal of his with the nickname 'Spitty'.

I was also like to find information of his army life between the years 1950-53/4 when he was stationed in Trieste Italy. I've very fond memories of my father and life in Trieste. I recall going to school by army truck over the border into Yugoslavia (now Serbia), also I would like to know the name of the castle that was used and patrolled by soldiers at the time. Sadly I can't ask my father as he passed away 1979. I am at the moment putting a family tree and story together, albeit after such a long period, but life was rather hectic back then. Now I've the time and motivation. If anyone can help me, I would very much appreciate it. Thank you.

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