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    That matches with other entries on the Great War...

    That matches with other entries on the Great War Forum. Other people with losses from President III were being referred to other ships with references to “Admiralty Deaths”.
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    His entry on the CWGC website says HMS President...

    His entry on the CWGC website says HMS President III. There’s a good chance that the base was bombed, especially since he is listed on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial so was either not identified or...
  3. It's a different class, my GGfather was a...

    It's a different class, my GGfather was a forester in Scotland, but the men's clothing with the watch chains across dark waistcoats and the collars & ties reminds me strongly of a photo of the family...
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    Welcome to BG, Phil. I can certainly understand...

    Welcome to BG, Phil. I can certainly understand the difficulties of the common surname!

    Hopefully you will find people who can help.
    Enjoy!
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    More basic data - 20332 Pte TE Duff died at...

    More basic data - 20332 Pte TE Duff died at Passchendaele. At the time of his death he was a member of 9 Bn Royal Irish Fusiliers. He was originally buried at map ref D.19.a.30.25. but moved to Tyne...
  6. It might be worth looking at Fibis.org (Families...

    It might be worth looking at Fibis.org (Families in British India Society).
  7. I have edited the title of this thread in the...

    I have edited the title of this thread in the hope that a bit more info will attract more interest from the area experts.
    Good luck!

    PS Whenever I need to know about the system in a country I...
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. Have a...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. Have a wander round and get an idea of our organisation, pick a suitable forum and tell us about one of your current searches. Enjoy!
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    Thanks Pam, I hadn’t noticed the tasteful black...

    Thanks Pam, I hadn’t noticed the tasteful black buttons!
  10. The only corresponding entry on the 1911 shows...

    The only corresponding entry on the 1911 shows that George was a general lab in a dye & bleach works. Born and resident in Old Lenton, age 24. Emily 21, born Langwith. According to the form they had...
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    The most reliable thing to do is to get the...

    The most reliable thing to do is to get the certificates for the marriages you think you’ve found. That way, you can check that the fathers match. Try looking for deaths for those you haven’t found....
  12. They are in the 1911 census under "Healey". It...

    They are in the 1911 census under "Healey". It also lists another son, Percy, aged 12.
    Anc has a WW1 pension record for George. He was 1258 of the 2 Royal HC Res Regiment previously of the Royal...
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    Carol, if you click on Antony's name at the top...

    Carol, if you click on Antony's name at the top left of any box with a message from him, you will get a drop-down menu. One of the options is "private message". Click on that and you will get a form...
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    Was she known to the birth mother or her family?...

    Was she known to the birth mother or her family? A distant cousin, perhaps, or a neighbor of one of them? Do you know what happened to the birth mother?

    Don’t forget that London was getting bombed...
  15. Even if the deceased did not have a memorial...

    Even if the deceased did not have a memorial stone that has survived to the present day (she might not have had one at all or she might have had a wooden grave marker). Even if she had no marker at...
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    Good point, Jane! It's also true for many...

    Good point, Jane!

    It's also true for many other names - for example, anything ending in ..ay or ..ey which can also be .ie or ..y...
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. it sounds...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. it sounds as though you'll fit in well!

    If you have access to one of the old newspaper services, it's worth a look there. For example, I have found a note...
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    Deaths from burns for women and small children...

    Deaths from burns for women and small children were common back then because of their clothing and the fact that open fires were the only source of heat in the home for everything from cooking to...
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    What puzzles you about the details? Just the...

    What puzzles you about the details? Just the dates?
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    In the aftermath of WW1, he might not have had...

    In the aftermath of WW1, he might not have had much choice. They could have been sending men were ever they were most needed (what's what they did during the War.
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    Welcome in, Chamberlin. Secretary hand can be...

    Welcome in, Chamberlin.
    Secretary hand can be really nasty, can't it. I print the page as big as possible (usually A3) so that I can write between the words, and then do it word by word.
  22. Thank you Bev, and all your volunteers!

    Thank you Bev, and all your volunteers!
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Silky8....

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Silky8. You may be lucky and make a contact through this thread, but while you wait, why not look around and see what else is here? Alternatively, if you ask...
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    There's medal cards for LM 57710 of the...

    There's medal cards for LM 57710 of the Yorkshires and 10095 of the Leicesters, so the name is obviously not as unusual as I thought it would be.

    There's also a service record on Anc for 7341 Pte...
  25. Admin tells us that we are still having a bit of...

    Admin tells us that we are still having a bit of 'bot overload which is why the site was down again yesterday. They are working on it, so come back later if it's down when you try to log in. If, as I...
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