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  1. 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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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Exclusive collection of Italian POW Records

    Italian Prisoner of War Camp records now exclusively available to search online at Forces War Records. Forces War Records, military genealogy specialists, have exclusively released the World War II Italian Prisoner of War Camp nominal rolls for you to search online. For anybody researching a...

    Started by TomBen‎, 16-12-2013 4:04 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 8:32 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 9:48 AM
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  1. Cannot find any info

    I have some info from Findmypast regarding my Grandfather. Silver War Badge Roll Transcription First Name Fred Last Name Scott Regimental Numer 9153 Rank Private Unit from which discharged East Yorkshire Regt. Badge Number 18209 Date of Enlistment 10-Apr-1909

    Started by Granddadscott‎, 23-04-2014 9:20 PM
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  2. Unit/Army Number

    Hi all, I hope someone can put me in the right direction,I've just joined this site and would like to know how I go about finding my grandfather or great grandfather's army unit/number. Many Thanks in advance.

    Started by bluebells‎, 07-04-2014 11:17 AM
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  3. RFA Camberwell - 33 Division - B/156 Brigade

    My grandfather was No 11646, Bombardier Frederick William Blute R.F.A. B/156 Bdg, he was admitted into the 7th Stationery Hospital, Wimereux, France on the 6th April 1918 with shell wounds and suffering from the effects of mustard gas. The original Divisional artillery was designated...

    Started by p80644‎, 07-04-2014 1:27 PM
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  4. A Scottish Soldier

    As a new member I would be grateful if anyone recognises the uniform below, worn by my grandfather, possibly in the Boer War or early WW1

    Started by Cali01‎, 28-03-2014 6:35 PM
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  5. Soldier Lookup Please!

    Hi There, Please can someone help me on a lookup on any army record (1911-1920) on my grandfather William Flanagan. William Flanagan b.1886 Waterford, Ireland. I have William a PRIVATE on the 1911 UK Census in Quetta Baluchistan, India stationed there with the 2 Battalion Royal Irish...

    Started by Aldershot1‎, 22-03-2014 3:08 PM
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  6. How would a post-1818 pension have been paid?

    Daniel DOWNER, 1791-1862, served in the Royal Wagon/Waggon Train probably during the later years of the Napoleonic wars. He was discharged, aged 27, in 1818 when the Train was reduced to just two troops. His service record is at TNA and also on FMP (but I do not have a sub to the site). He seems...

    Started by thewideeyedowl‎, 08-03-2014 5:41 PM
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  7. Seeking records

    Well I was invited to join this site and did so believing that I would be able to see my relatives service records.There is no information here so I think it is not worth doing. The information there is is not complete and irrelevant...I know more than what is on this site. I think it is a waste of...

    Started by Zahonado‎, 09-03-2014 11:36 AM
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  8. Moved: Burma

    Started by Poppysadream‎, 23-02-2014 2:59 PM
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  9. Bernard Ellis Brown

    Hi folks I am trying to find out one of my relatives service record it seems to be a bit of a mystery I cant find anything out, I think what does not help is apparantly he joined up under age and his wife has destroyed all details so I have nothing much to go on this is what I have Bernard Ellis...

    Started by pajero‎, 08-03-2014 9:29 PM
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  10. Anyone 'recognise' these uniforms?

    This is a photo that belonged to my grandafther which we believe was taken some time during WW1. The photograph has some writing on the back but only the address is decipherable; 218 Stow Hill Road, Newport, Monmouthshire. The house is still standing but I can't seem to find out it's history...

    Started by joycelyn‎, 06-03-2014 7:42 PM
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  11. RGA/48th trench mortar battery

    Hi all my ancestor henry robert chard served with the 48 th trench mortar battery,and lost his life on the 21st-august-1916 his reg no i believe was 2506, but can anyone shed any light on the battle he fought in or any information on his unit as my results have been sketchy at best? regards s chard

    Started by chards‎, 04-03-2014 11:47 AM
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  12. Question please help if you can thank you x

    today i received a small parcel that was quite unexpected along with some photos were my grandfathers copy of regular army attestation which says: "now serving with depot the Essex reg on my n.s liability also in sec 14 a) East Ang Bde of infantry, dated 1952 i know he served in Korea. i have his...

    Started by beckyl1‎, 03-03-2014 5:03 PM
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  13. WW1 Heavy Machine gun corp training battalion

    Can anyone give me any idea where the heavy machine gun corp training battalion trained im in the dark after finding out that one of my relatives was enlisted to this company. I have his records but it doesnt explain anything. Ta muchly

    Started by dizzy1‎, 01-03-2014 6:28 PM
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  14. POW Lists Italy

    I scrutinised WO 392/21

    Started by Brian S‎, 21-01-2014 7:22 PM
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  15. Royal Flying Corps

    I have a family photo of my grandfather wearing uniform which shows a badge on his shoulder, Royal Flying Corps. From the age of the children I have guessed it was taken 1918. I can't find a Medal Card for him giving me some information as to his war record. I do realise many other records were...

    Started by Chrissie P‎, 07-02-2014 4:13 PM
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  16. peter denison

    hunting for any information about his enlistment.

    Started by denison‎, 07-02-2014 12:25 AM
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  17. Mounting medals

    Hi all, well after two years of searching the web, posting on various forums, and placing adverts in medal magazines, I've begun purchasing replacements for my Grandfathers and Fathers medals. I won't go into why I don't have them, but it involves a Step Mother.....|banghead| What I'd like...

    Started by Mike_E‎, 04-04-2008 8:35 PM
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  18. Royal Garrison Artillery in France

    Can any one tell me where the Royal Garrison Artillery were fighting in France or Flanders on the 1st February 1918, as trying to identify which campain and place, William Percy Bachell No. 153212 was killed

    Started by Rallyreg‎, 03-02-2014 10:36 PM
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  19. Military Barracks in Bolton Le Moors

    Military Barracks in Bolton Le Moors On the 1841 Census in Lancashire there is a listing of a barracks in Bolton Le Moors, Hundred of Salford, housing a group of Scots. and a few Irish quartered there. Among the names is a Robert McKay and several others that could have family connections. I...

    Started by David R McKay‎, 31-01-2014 5:00 PM
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  20. Place of death

    Can anyone supply me with details on the death of Major General George Lloyd Reilly Richardson, he died on 1 January 1931 Many thanks. David

    Started by 4brigade‎, 31-01-2014 11:52 AM
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