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Have you noticed he date on the thread you’re answering, Muriel? Unfortunately, the person you are answering is no longer a member - you can see that because it says “guesst” under his name, where it...
20-10-2021 5:05 AM
Do you still have other cemetery records? It is possible, in some areas of Scotland, to find records of the payment of grave diggers, for example. Could it be the same for your cemetery?
If anyone would like to suggest a reliable professional , perhaps they should do it via a Personal Message?
Do you have a service number for him? And are you sure it’s the RAF that you want? “Drill Sgt” is really an army rank.
Is it only his service life that you want to know about?
PS Welcome in!
Can we assume that your sister is dead?
In post #6, you mention brothers and sisters - how do they fit in? I’m a little confused.
In such relatively modern and complex cases, some of our members...
Welcome to British Genealogy, Carol.
Wave a look round, see what is where. I can start you off with our Irish section HERE. Anything at the top and marked as "sticky" is an information post of some...
15-10-2021 12:16 PM
The 1891 census shows 7 children born to James and Jane McCully and still living with them in Govan. All kids born Govan:
15-10-2021 11:34 AM
You didn't see the "Gone to lunch" sign on my keyboard, Pam?
If you look at the top of the General Scottish section HERE, you will find a collection of posts about assorted sources for scottish...
Welcome to British Genealogy (BG) Eremophila.
As you observe, this is a very old thread and Valman is no longer a member of BG (You can this from the word "guest" under their name top left of the...
I've just had a look at our Occupations forum. To my surprise, we don't have a Hatters thread!
It sounds as though William was in one of the English churches, which explains why I can't find him the Church of Scotland Fasti!
I have a One Place Study for the Berwickshire parish of Whitsome & Hilton which includes a clump of Landells/Landels. It's been a few years since I looked at them, but if I remember correctly, there...
Oops! A day late (Monday's the day I go to the office). However, the thanks are still heartfelt, to you and all your team.
Anyone who feels like helping by doing a bit of transcribing, perhaps to...
Thanks for letting us know - success stories are always welcome!
Well done Peter and Julie.
According to the Globe of Sat 11 April, 1857, a driver called Thomas Margree of the Royal Artillery is mentioned as having served with gallantry at Alma and Inkermann (Crimea, I think).
Welcome in, Billy. Have a look round, choose somewhere suitable and tell us a bit about your current targets.
It sounds as though you are really stuck, so perhaps a change in approach would help. In...
07-10-2021 10:53 AM
Sorry Sue, but RAF records are running on short staff and firm guidelines. I would be downright shocked if you phoned and got more than a polite brush off. There are just too many people wanting...
06-10-2021 7:12 AM
There is one other option that should perhaps at least be considered. The confusion at the end of the war and the subsequent clear up provided an opportunity for people to choose to disappear. Could...
I'm don't know the answer, but you may find something useful on the article HERE about the Shot at Dawn Memorial.
After I wrote the above, I found another site HERE listing the cemeteries where...
05-10-2021 8:18 AM
I couldn't remember whether anyone had mentioned it, so I went to the National Arboretum site and searched their Roll of Honour database (
HERE) for Hugh McDevitt, any service, and number, and got...
Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Rubiehendrie. Unfortunately this is a very old thread, and the original poster is no longer a member(shown by “guest” under their name). Hopefully, others will...
30-09-2021 8:33 AM
Firstly, is the other daughter registered as his? If so, it would simplify things enormously if she applies.
Secondly, when I applied for my Father’s service papers, I could not find his death...
29-09-2021 2:18 PM
Christanel has posted about how to include photos HERE. Remember that if the file is too big, our system will reject it.
It was kind of you to add the info. Someone will find it helpful, some time.
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