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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Regimental Numbers - don't rely on them!

    It had to happen sooner or later - trawling through the Scott section of the WW1 Service Records (WO 363), I've come across 2 different men (1 killed, 1 survived) with the same Regimental Number (21437). I've noticed that some men made it through from 1914 (and earlier) to the end with just one...

    Started by fullscott‎, 28-03-2014 11:22 AM
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  2. Post Sticky Thread Sticky: Pan-European WW1 resource

    Have just come across this fascinating website, which is collecting together resources - documents, photographs, postcards, posters, diaries, film, individual accounts etc - about the 1914-1918 war across Europe: http://www.europeana1914-1918.eu/en. Contributors range from prestigious academic...

    Started by thewideeyedowl‎, 28-02-2014 9:50 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: FWR Members Please Read

    Those members of Forces War Records who have clicked on Free Forum should be aware that they are now on the British Genealogy Forum. This forum is owned by FWR, but is a separate entity, and existed for some years before FWR took it over in 2013. Members should be aware when posting on British...

    Started by Sue Mackay‎, 27-02-2014 3:08 PM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: WW1 Unit War Diaries released by TNA

    The National Archives are digitising their collection of WW1 Unit Diaries and are providing access to them on their Discovery Online Catalogue: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/war-diaries-ww1.htm Simply enter a Regiment, battalion, Brigade or Division number into the search field...

    Started by TomBen‎, 17-01-2014 12:07 PM
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Abbreviations used in medal index cards

    I've just come across TNA's list of abbreviations used in WW1 medal index cards. Perhaps it will be helpful for reading some of those tricky initials?

    Started by Kerrywood‎, 14-05-2010 1:39 AM
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  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Searchable Database - The Gloucestershire Regiment

    The Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum is a registered charity. Their web site www.glosters.org.uk has a free searchable database of over 40,000 names of soldiers who fought in the 24 Battalions of the Regiment during the First World War. The archives of soldiers where applicable are also listed on...

    Started by Stephen_J‎, 05-01-2008 6:26 PM
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  1. POW's in Dulmen, 1916/1917?

    Due to the paper shortage during WW1, scraps of reports were re-used - and both sides were photographed for the WW1 Service Records (WO 363). There is one such headed "X 27918" "Place of Detention - Dulmen 22.8" (no year). Names of detainees, Date & Place of Birth, Disc No, Rank, Regiment, Date &...

    Started by fullscott‎, 31-07-2014 6:48 PM
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  2. RFA gunner T.W.LOVELOCK with Trench art pics

    Hello, I have been searching for info on my Great Grandfather's WWI Exploits for years. I came across this site, and it actually had some info. A little Introduction, My name is David T Lovelock, My middle name is from my Great Granddad. I am an American, But Great Grandfather fought with the...

    Started by G.I.Dave‎, 29-07-2014 7:00 PM
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  3. Smile Royal Engineers

    I don't understand why I can't find any record of my grandfather even though I know his army number in the Royal Engineers. I am new to this site so wondered if anyone could help me with ideas please?

    Started by Tractorgirl‎, 26-07-2014 8:56 PM
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  4. Place Buried

    Hi all.... new to this.... I have found my uncle who 'died of wounds' in Boulogne Hospital in June 2015. I have found his basic details on this site but would love to find where he is buried as I am visiting France in October and would like to visit his grave site if there is one. Could you...

    Started by Sheena Sorrell‎, 22-07-2014 7:25 AM
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  5. WAAC

    I am trying to find any records of the Women's Auxiliary Army Corp? I have just found out that my Grandmother, Helen King from Brightlingsea, Essex, served in France. Did the WAAC have the same medal entitlement as the rest of the British Army?

    Started by Swampy396‎, 17-07-2014 12:51 PM
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  6. King's Sympathy Letter WW1

    Was someone looking for an example of the letter, signed by Kitchener, sent to the next-of-kin of those killed in action? There's quite a good example in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Anc****y, SCO, page 41609

    Started by fullscott‎, 30-05-2014 10:04 AM
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  7. Canadian overseas experdition forces

    Hi i have found my great uncles attestation papers his reg no was 20772 he joined on sept 23 1914 in val cartier quebec but i can not find any more info on him dont know weather he survived or was killed dose anyone know where else i can lok for more info thank you Judi

    Started by MEGGYMOO2‎, 13-07-2014 8:13 PM
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  8. Wink how do you find a c roix de guerre

    my man has a Belgium/French medal, the Croix de guerre how do I authentify this ie London gazette please

    Started by 2patharry2‎, 13-07-2014 4:23 PM
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  9. War diaries

    Having spent close to a whole day at TNA making copies of one year of the war diary of 2nd bt royal west surrey regiment and days thereafter trying to read my pics, I now find that I could have looked at them on the regimental site ! I hadn't looked before having read the official history with...

    Started by Ed McKie‎, 11-07-2014 2:33 PM
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  10. Mercantile Marine Medal - tracing receipient?

    Hi, help needed please...... A recent check of my Grandfather's (GF) BEF (Irish Guards) WW1 ribbons (Pip, Wilfred & Squeak) which are held by a distant relative and have always been held in a loose and non-made up state, it was noted that on the separate ribbons bar that there was a ribbon for...

    Started by AJBrown‎, 09-07-2014 8:04 PM
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  11. WW1 Service Records on Ancestry

    Since the start of the year, I've been going through a few sections of the above, with the aim of making it easier to find ancestors ... those who have been mis-filed have been entered on BritGen as "Strays". I've been away since early June - and now find that the "page" numbers have changed (eg...

    Started by fullscott‎, 08-07-2014 1:42 PM
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  12. Hirons Brothers WW1

    Hi All, My Great Grand Uncles (4 of them) were all lost in WW1. They were all members of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and all hailed from Colmbrook in Warwickshire. Their names were: George Albert Hirons - 1881 -1917 Joseph Henry Hirons - 1882 - 1917

    Started by Stu Goodman‎, 14-01-2014 9:25 PM
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  13. 6thArgyll and Sutherland Highlanders

    Hi, my grandfather Hugh Gillen served with this regiment in WW1 and was invalided out 1917 ( I think), he received the Military Medal. I would like to learn of his movements through his enlistment but am not really getting anywhere. I believe he was in was at the Battle of Arras but according to...

    Started by Lizhamill50‎, 06-07-2014 8:02 AM
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  14. Stretcher Bearer

    Looking for some advice on tracking my wife's uncle James Davis who served as a stretcher bearer (was possibly a conscientious objector) who we think was called up in 1916. We have a postcard from him to his mother post marked 1916 from Codford Camp and picture of him in uniform (unfortunately no...

    Started by bobh49‎, 02-07-2014 1:38 PM
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  15. possible 2 brothers

    Hi I have 2 cooks was told 2 brothers first one ptr t cook (thomas) 920013 gnr ra. I can only find his mic, second one j w cook L5327 oc1 rn. nothing found on him any help please thanks doug

    Started by battlescar‎, 30-06-2014 12:42 PM
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  16. Family history can of worms!!

    I'm researching my family history and have been told that my Great Grandfather served in WW1 but I can't find anything about him! He was called Richard Francis/Frances Whincop born in 1896 in Bridlington. I have searched on here and on find my past but can't find anything! Where else can I go? I...

    Started by dannirenske‎, 25-06-2014 2:31 PM
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  17. my great grandfather

    I have found the record of his date and death etc while serving in France but no details of where he may be buried. I'm travelling to France next week and would like to visit his burial place. Regards Ralph His name Robert Dennis and served with Lincolnshire regiment and died 29/7/1915

    Started by Ralph dennis‎, 26-06-2014 10:31 PM
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  18. Albert Jones RAC WW1

    "Looking for information on my grandfather Albert Jones who served with the Royal Army Service Corps in WW1. Friend Joseph Peatfield who ended up being his B.I.L - Joseph Peatfield married my grandmothers sister Amy Musson . My grandfather Albert Jones married Ada Musson - they met in Sale,...

    Started by fwr_user‎, 26-06-2014 8:27 AM
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  19. Medal roll page number

    Hello there, If anybody with an online based subscription wouldn`t mind looking for the medal roll page number on a medal index card to enable me to carry out research at Kew. For a Charles Muller Manchester 53374 Pte Middlesex G44736 " " Number is E/1/102B25 There is a page...

    Started by John miller‎, 25-06-2014 1:28 PM
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  20. Question looking for my Grandfathers Mil records

    Frederick Sidney Baker Born 18/2/1892 in Wisbech, Have been told he was a photographer of enemy positions from aircraft .Does that make him RAC or could he be attached from another unit. cannot find any records relating to him ,have tried Ancestory.au . Any help in this matter would be greatly...

    Started by fargo46‎, 24-06-2014 11:47 PM
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