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Is there anyway to find information such as personel rosters, After Action Reports etc. on the internet.

My grandfather served on the HMS Kenya, Venerable and Golden Hind (got a feeling I'm forgetting one) during World War II. I live in Australia and have attempted to contact relatives living in Wales and England to see if they have any information or can contact the The Navy Records Centre in England for me, for when I tried I had no response.

My grandfathers memory isn't so great anymore and I would really love to know what he did during the war. I'd hate for those times and what he did to simply be forgotten.

Cheers.

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Hello Matt,

I think that could be a tough one. Don't know where to look on the internet and I'm not sure if those records have been released yet.

Have you tried the MoD or is that the Navy Records Centre?

Tony

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Hi Matt,

There are two sites you might like to take a look at!

HMS KENYA: http://www.world-war.co.uk/

HMS VENERABLE: http://www.fleetairarmarchive.net/Ships/Venerable.html.

The HMS GOLDEN HIND [ex Great Britain - the name was not used.] was a shore establishment in Sydney, N.S.W. a R.N. Manning Depot. Later renamed 'WOOLLOOMOOLOO'

Regards

Arthur

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