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British Element Trieste Force 1945 - 1954
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Sgt Kevin McGuigan

Greetings to all,
I am looking for anyone who might remember my (now deceased) father, (Sgt) Kevin McGuigan, who did his National Service in Trieste in the late 1940s/early 1950s. I'd be grateful for any information.

Re: Sgt Kevin McGuigan

Sean, what was your father's unit.

Re: Sgt Kevin McGuigan

Hi Harry, thanks for getting in touch. My Father was in the Field Security Section (FSS). He went over there in 1950, as a Corporal, doing his national service. He was later promoted to Sergeant. I know very little about his service experience, and can't ask him now - he died in 2004.

Re: Sgt Kevin McGuigan

Hi Sean, I thought it sounded familiar. I joined TSO in 1952 so your dad had proably gne home by then. There's quite a bit on the mai website about TSO - you may fnd it interesting.

Re: Sgt Kevin McGuigan

Many thanks Harry, it's good to hear from you. I have had a good look at the website, but found nothing relating to my Dad. It's quite likely that you (nearly) took over from him. I really wish he'd recorded more about what went on in Trieste during his time there, I only have hints. Have you recorded your memoirs? I'd be glad if you did.


Sean McGuigan