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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Looking for records after 1921 including WW2?

    See the sticky message about how to apply for them that I posted , click HERE.

    Started by Lesley Robertson‎, 26-04-2014 5:09 PM
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  2. 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 4:08 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Commonwealth Roll of Honour Project

    Commonwealth Roll Of Honour Project Hi All, In view of the cost of a photograph from the private websites such as the Maple Leaf Legacy and the BWMP i have decided to start a new Project, the aims of the project are set out below. I am already working with The Veterans Affairs...

    Started by sniper617‎, 20-09-2010 9:32 PM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Abbreviations used in ADM 171 (Medal Rolls)

    This information was originally in a post by forum member Billgardner. It has been turned into a sticky as it seems very useful. This might help you work out what some of the notations on the medal cards mean. iv) Abbreviations found in ADM 171 Interpretation of the abbreviations used in...

    Started by Procat‎, 19-03-2009 10:48 AM
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  1. Question Merchant Navy Records

    I am trying to find information re Merchant Navy - Thomas Albert Victor Procter born 1915 and served on HMS Ionic - does this site have this info.

    Started by ernestfrancis‎, 23-01-2015 3:44 PM
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  2. This site

    I signed up to this website for a month .. Didn't find it much use..When I first went on this site the information I searched for was pixeled out. I joined for a month on paying the pixeled out information was completely irrelevant. Despite the fact that I joined for only a moth they continue to...

    Started by nathan‎, 10-01-2015 7:14 PM
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  3. Post Name's on a War Memeorial

    Hello again! Doe's anybody know where I can find name's on a war memorial? I want to see if my two great uncle's name's are on any memorial's, they both died in a war. One died in 1918 and the other in 1952. Any info welcome. Thankyou Frankie.

    Started by Frankie#88‎, 06-01-2015 11:11 AM
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  4. Unhappy scorpionx

    hi there i posted a thread before xmas but havnt heard anything yet i was trying to find records of my grandfarther cannnot find a thing. his name is richard henry checketts he served in the royal army medical corp, in the first world war,his number was 3905. hope you can help i have been looking...

    Started by dixedean‎, 07-01-2015 12:50 PM
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  5. royal engineers

    does anybody have any information on the 607 & 8th railway construction company royal engineers thanks for any help Grarm

    Started by grarm51‎, 02-01-2015 11:49 AM
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  6. RE: BLETCHLEY PARK

    I have recently discovered that my Great Uncle Arnold Peter Riding (1906 - 1977) worked at Bletchley Park during the war. I have explored every avenue to locate his service records but have been unable to do so. I do not know if he was a member of any of the forces, I only heard he ‘was too...

    Started by Mo1920‎, 26-12-2014 9:01 PM
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    28-12-2014, 10:38 AM Go to last post
  7. Royal Army medical Corps

    Can anyone point me in the correct direction for RAMC records as I cannot see the RAMC listed In the Forces War Records.

    Started by jimbo1376‎, 22-12-2014 10:10 PM
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  8. I'm a bit put out!

    Sorry to be a moaner on my first venture in to here but I'm trying to find my grandfather's war records. Unfortunately I only have his name, dob etc but no informtion at all about his service. I started looking on the free part of the site nd was then enticed in to paying a subscription only to...

    Started by Steph123‎, 10-12-2014 6:01 PM
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  9. DNA Results

    I applied to get my DNA researched via Forces War Records still no results that was 14 weeks ago. They gave me delivery within 6-8 weeks when I placed my order. FWR services dept not answering my mail anyone else having this problem.http://www.british-genealogy.com/images/smilies/new/reddevil.gif

    Started by ianhex‎, 12-12-2014 4:48 PM
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  10. Re-Encatment of the War of Stoney Creek in th

    This was the Battle of Stoney Creek with the USA against the British trying to gain Upper Canada. http://i623.photobucket.com/albums/tt314/MsMe_album/sc2.jpg http://i623.photobucket.com/albums/tt314/MsMe_album/sc24.jpg http://i623.photobucket.com/albums/tt314/MsMe_album/sc29.jpg ...

    Started by SandraL‎, 10-12-2014 10:03 PM
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  11. Post Record for my Father

    I am looking for the record of my father Walter Thomas George Skeggs b1916 d1982, I have his marriage record for Aldershot 1939 however have been unable to locate his service record. Unfortunately, I have no details of unit or years served from/to in WW2, but there is a possibility that he...

    Started by Skeggsy2441‎, 01-12-2014 10:41 AM
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  12. Help Needed - Grandfather WWI

    Searching for my Grandfather who served in WWI. Name: William Key Two regiment number: 172078 & 26011

    Started by trcopeland‎, 29-11-2014 8:36 PM
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  13. Smile First-person accounts during the BotB

    I am a high school student participating in the International Baccalaureate program and a requirement is a 4000 word essay. The topic I have chosen is on the Tiger Ausf. B and its effectiveness during the Battle of the Bulge. I was wondering if there was any first-person accounts by any British...

    Started by dalek992‎, 20-11-2014 1:48 AM
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  14. Injured, but not killed records?

    My Grandfather was injured by shrapnel in WW1 and treated by the German Red Cross. I would like to find out in which battle he was injured, and if there are any surviving records - where should I look? He was a sergeant in the Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

    Started by fergusson‎, 19-11-2014 6:43 PM
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  15. WW2

    What is the Special List?

    Started by clarkelucky‎, 17-11-2014 4:37 PM
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  16. 58th Regiment

    My g grandfather was in the 59th regiment between 1863-1870. He was stationed in Athlone, Westmeath Ireland where he met my g grandmother and my grandmother was born. I was able to find his record, but it only had basic information. I was hoping it would have told me where he lived before he...

    Started by Jerseygrl‎, 11-11-2014 3:13 AM
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  17. great grandad

    looking for my great granddads ww1 record, I have his regimental number from the short service attestation but I cant seem to progress any further. not sure how accurate these numbers were from this time. need some advice.

    Started by woodster‎, 11-11-2014 12:32 AM
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  18. Can only find one record

    I am new to this. The only record of my grandfather, who fought in the WW1 is on this website. His name was Thomas John Littlewood and he survived active Service. Unable to find much information, other than one brief entry. Any ideas?

    Started by wilmhistory‎, 10-11-2014 11:12 AM
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    10-11-2014, 12:39 PM Go to last post
  19. Plenty of detail but cannot find

    I've tried to find this relative before but got so frustrated I gave up. We seem to have plenty of info, but cannot find any service record. Can anyone help please? Arthur Bertrand Cragg dob 16 August 1897 (allegedly) Nottinghamshire. WW1. King's Own Scottish Borderers Regiment no. 29918 Royal...

    Started by Pilates‎, 09-11-2014 3:45 PM
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  20. Officer's servants or "Batmen"

    Does anyone know if there is an official list of Officer's servants also known as "batmen", specifcally during the Anglo Boer War 1899-1902?

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 10-10-2014 11:09 PM
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    07-11-2014, 4:05 PM Go to last post

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