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    Thank you for posting the information. Your post...

    Thank you for posting the information. Your post will not be wasted - other researchers might, like yourself, find it during a search.

    It’s amazing how often old threads spring back to life!
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    Have checked spelling variations such as Yates?

    Have checked spelling variations such as Yates?
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    Have you found her in the 1841 census?

    Have you found her in the 1841 census?
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    How common is his name? Could it be two men?

    How common is his name? Could it be two men?
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. Please...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum.
    Please bear in mind that we cannot allow details about (potentially) living people on the open forum. You can exchange them via our personal message service....
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    Have you obtained a copy of his serice records...

    Have you obtained a copy of his serice records yet? They may answer most of your questions. Was he actually with RAMC?
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    Welcome in, Gillian.I think that you’ll be...

    Welcome in, Gillian.I think that you’ll be surprised at the range of expertise among our members.
    Enjoy!
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    Welcome to BG! Enjoy your search. We have plenty...

    Welcome to BG!
    Enjoy your search. We have plenty of information on the Forum already, and our members are experts on all sorts of searches.
    Have fun!
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    Welcome in, Tony. Have a look round, and see what...

    Welcome in, Tony. Have a look round, and see what we have. Pick somewhere suitable and tell us about one of your searches.
    Enjoy!
  10. Thread: Hello

    by Lesley Robertson
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. ...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum.

    Regarding your Uncle in WW2, if you haven't already done so, you can obtain a copy of his service records. It will cost you 30 pounds and a copy of his...
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    by Lesley Robertson
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. Have a...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. Have a look round, see what is where and how we do things, and then tell us about one of your dead ends..
    Enjoy!
  12. As always, thank you Bev and volunteers!

    As always, thank you Bev and volunteers!
  13. Thread: Hi

    by Lesley Robertson
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    Welcome to the british Genealogy Forum. Have a...

    Welcome to the british Genealogy Forum. Have a look around, choose a suitable forum and tell us a bit about some of your research.
    It's worth noting that most of our forums have "sticky" messages at...
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    To avoid confusion, it's worth pointing out that...

    To avoid confusion, it's worth pointing out that the 1939 is not a census. It's a register that was made at the beginning of WW2 to facilitate the issue of identity cards, ration books, etc. See...
  15. Since Ann Harris was unmarried, I can see a few...

    Since Ann Harris was unmarried, I can see a few possibilities. If she got a live in job (eg kitchen maid in a house), or met a man who wanted to marry her but didn't want the child, another member of...
  16. From his(non-standard) card in the WW1 medal...

    From his(non-standard) card in the WW1 medal index, he was 24443 Pte W.J. Rawlings of the 10th Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry. I can't find the "normal" card with the standard medals that were...
  17. The same Canadian site has a collection of...

    The same Canadian site has a collection of passenger lists, but it requires page by page checking, rather than a search engine, so I didn’t try.
  18. What do you mean “has CWGC on his gravestone”? As...

    What do you mean “has CWGC on his gravestone”? As Robert has suggested, have a look at the CWGC (Commonwealth War Graves Comisssion) site for additional information.

    During WW1, soldiers were...
  19. Hi Debs, welcome to the British Genealogy Forum....

    Hi Debs, welcome to the British Genealogy Forum.

    Depending on which War you are talking about, there are different possible explanations:
    WW1: about 60% of WW1 service records were destroyed in...
  20. I am sorry, but I can’t see what else can be...

    I am sorry, but I can’t see what else can be suggested. Hospitals and care homes would not provide information about patients, except to known relatives, under normal conditions, let alone during a...
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    Have you seen the medals lists on Ancestry?

    Have you seen the medals lists on Ancestry?
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. It might...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum.
    It might be easier to help if you supplied a little more information. When you say that he served in S.Africa, do you mean the Anglo Boer Wars or WW1? Do you...
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    Since he is still alive, it is worth applying for...

    Since he is still alive, it is worth applying for his records now, as long as he signs the papers. Apart from the fact that he's entitled to a free copy of his own records, it might get him a bit of...
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. The...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum.

    The MOD has not released post-1921 service records for publication, but family members can buy a set. It costs 30 pounds and you have to provide a copy of...
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. The MOD...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum.
    The MOD has not released post-1921 service records for publication, but family members can buy a set. It costs 30 pounds and you have to provide a copy of the...
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