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by Stirrick
Mon Feb 10, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Minimum Age for entry to Royal Navy
Replies: 4
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Re: Minimum Age for entry to Royal Navy

Thanks for the replies - I must say that it sounded dubious to me.

Perhaps he though that RN service sounded a bit more i.pressive. :-)
by Stirrick
Sun Feb 09, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Minimum Age for entry to Royal Navy
Replies: 4
Views: 7380

Minimum Age for entry to Royal Navy

Hi I understand that one of my relations joined the Royal Navy at age 15 (this would be in 1940) but was rejected for operational service because of his age. He therefore 'tansferred' (?) to the Merchant Service where I know that he served from 1942-45 (aged 17 to 20). Does this sound feasible ? Wha...