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  1. Thread: Software

    by Neil Wilson
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    Hello keefyp There is still a free version...

    Hello keefyp
    There is still a free version available which I downloaded onto my windows 10 laptop.
    It will read files from past version 7. Sorry I can't provide the link as I'm on my tablet.
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    Message from the moderators

    We are currently being hit by a number of spammers and are unable to deal with them.

    Admin have been made aware and are looking into it.
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    Thanks Sue, will do some digging

    Thanks Sue, will do some digging
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    Hi Sue I have some records for Ashover,...

    Hi Sue
    I have some records for Ashover, Dronfield and Eckington maybe Chesterfield and District FHS holds, will have a dig through the list, the rest would be at the records office in Matlock.
    Let...
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    Hello Sue There not many of us from Derbyshire, ...

    Hello Sue
    There not many of us from Derbyshire, whereabouts are you researching and I might be able to point you in the right direction for records.
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    Many thanks for the update. I've moved on from...

    Many thanks for the update.
    I've moved on from the web master of Chesterfield and District FHS to now being the chair. If you do need anything from our records please let me know.
    With some...
  7. Hello If he trained at Netheravon he would...

    Hello

    If he trained at Netheravon he would have been in the RAF Police.
    As Christina said you can apply for his service records from the RAF here

    As I'm am ex RAF Police I know there is a...
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    Strike command only came in to existence in 1968,...

    Strike command only came in to existence in 1968, so I guess it a bit of memory fade.
    Strike command was all the bomber and fighters, command from RAF High Wycombe
  9. Thread: a spy

    by Neil Wilson
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    We are trying to help you, to point you in the...

    We are trying to help you, to point you in the right direction
    His details might help us with this.
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    Interesting temporary release. What trade was...

    Interesting temporary release.
    What trade was he?
    Release date is after 15 years service, through the war years.
    Could he had gone to a civil department for say, development of planes or weapons?
  11. Thread: a spy

    by Neil Wilson
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    He is not forced to have been in the armed...

    He is not forced to have been in the armed forces.
    Did he go overseas?
    Was he employed as a civil servant?
    Check at the local records office for any registers, rolls etc for the period he was...
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    There is alsothe question of whether you want to...

    There is alsothe question of whether you want to wear them at any memorial service. If so, you could send them to a medal mounting company.
    You could then wear them on your right breast which shows...
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    I attended one which I was on the very edge of...

    I attended one which I was on the very edge of the family line, about 10 generations back, with no one else being there from my line. It was an evening event in a large hotel with a 3 course meal and...
  14. Hello Heather, welcome to the forum. It appears...

    Hello Heather, welcome to the forum.
    It appears that Dave the original poster is no longer a member of the forum.
    There isn't any way of finding any contact details for him, so unless someone who...
  15. Thread: tannenbaum

    by Neil Wilson
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    Welcome to the forum Tannenbaum I think your...

    Welcome to the forum Tannenbaum

    I think your terminology is OK.

    Have a browse through the forums and post in the most appropriate one.

    Hope your research is successful
  16. Did he survive or died? Depending on the answer...

    Did he survive or died?
    Depending on the answer we'll be able to help
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    Having met Eileen a number of times at...

    Having met Eileen a number of times at Chesterfield FHS she was a great contributor to family history and her lectures were very interesting.
    She will be missed by all who knew her
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    Be careful with the Hirst/Hurst connection, if...

    Be careful with the Hirst/Hurst connection, if you get a Jane from Homlesfield/Huddersfield they are connected to one of my lines
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    If you have any of your Cocking's appearing in...

    If you have any of your Cocking's appearing in Chesterfield area, I know of someone there who has researched the name.
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    Hi Mitch RAF records are very thin on...

    Hi Mitch
    RAF records are very thin on information, (I know from my own), but if he was on special ops, there might be nothing in the 'official' records.
    There is somewhere that the citation can be...
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    Hi Gilian - Osias hasn't been on the forum for 7...

    Hi Gilian - Osias hasn't been on the forum for 7 years. If she still has the same email address she might (depending on her settings) receive notification of your post on this thread. If you try...
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    Hello and welcome to the forum I'm confused...

    Hello and welcome to the forum

    I'm confused with joining the RFC in September 1918 as by then, it would have been the RAF (formed 1st April 1918)

    The Naval uniform with a flying connection...
  23. Was there any relationship between him and the...

    Was there any relationship between him and the household?
    Maybe he was the godson of them?
    As to the position of postman, never heard of one in a household.
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    Hi Peter Not sure the land registry route could...

    Hi Peter
    Not sure the land registry route could help unless someone registered the property and the title deeds have been lodge with them.
    I know my late mother's house wasn't on the register and...
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    Hi peejayess From what I can find the Americans...

    Hi peejayess
    From what I can find the Americans wasn't based there until 1950, unless he was an American who belong to one of the 3 Eagle Squadrons - RAF 133 Squadron where at Biggin Hill for a while
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