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    Mol100, the Chelsea service folk are divided into...

    Mol100, the Chelsea service folk are divided into In-Pensioners and Out-Oensioners. The "Out" ones do not live on site, but are in recept of a military pension (I should remember how they differ from...
  2. There is a site called Cyndi’s List which...

    There is a site called Cyndi’s List which collects mailing lists, specialized sites, etc, grouped by country. You might find something there.
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    I agree with you entirely - no information is...

    I agree with you entirely - no information is ever wasted, and I thank you for posting it.
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    Stephen, if it's Deano that you're replying to,...

    Stephen, if it's Deano that you're replying to, he's not been here since 2018. If his email is still the same, he should received a message saying that someone has replied to a thread that he's...
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    See the update on the sticky for Church records,...

    See the update on the sticky for Church records, above.
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    Sticky: Scotlands People now have scans of the Kirk...

    Scotlands People now have scans of the Kirk Sessions and Church Courts online. They make up part of a new section called Virtual Volumes. There's explanations HERE and HERE..

    They are not...
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    I have now had a chance to look at the CWGC...

    I have now had a chance to look at the CWGC information about the cemetery that Pte Reynolds was buried in. There’s only one group of men who died 1917, originally buried in a mini-cemetery called...
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    574371 Pte Alfred Reynolds of the London Regiment...

    574371 Pte Alfred Reynolds of the London Regiment is in the medal rolls index, with the Victory and British medals. The lack of the 14/15 Star means that he did not arrive at the Front before 31 Dec...
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    Advertising is not allowed without the permission...

    Advertising is not allowed without the permission of the Admin Team (outside the Mod's paygrade). Try the "contact us" button at the bottom of the page.
    I'll edit your query a bit.

    Thanks for...
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    Sue's right. If you can give us the info about...

    Sue's right. If you can give us the info about him that you are sure of - name, number age, date of death - then we can have a look.
    If he'd been AWOL, he would have had a hearing or court martial...
  11. Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Gail....

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Gail.
    Roy was last here in 2014, but if he’s still using the email he registered with, he should have had a message that there’s a reply for him, and...
  12. It’s worth mentioning that this is all true for...

    It’s worth mentioning that this is all true for England and Wales. Scotland is different - for example, mothers are named on marriage certificates, unmarried fathers can be on birth certiciates if...
  13. Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Thomas. ...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Thomas.
    Geordie was last here in May 2014. If he’s still using the same email address, he should get a message telling him that someone has answered his...
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    Sorry this reply is so late, somehow, I missed it...

    Sorry this reply is so late, somehow, I missed it when you posted it.

    My list of RAF abbreviations gives:
    ITS and ITW as Initial Training School and Wing, respectively.
    MAAF appears twice, as...
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    Graham, welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. I...

    Graham, welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. I am also an Air Force Brat, and have acquired a couple of lists of assorted abbreviations...
    AD - Air Depot
    AONS - Air Observer and Navigator...
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Pam. If...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Pam. If Palmbay’s email address is still the same one that he registered with, he should get an email advising him that someone has answered his query.
    Thank...
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    Re #5. Did you fill in the forms and send a copy...

    Re #5. Did you fill in the forms and send a copy of his death certificate with your cheque? The other thing they ask for is birthdate…

    They should say if they can’t find anything… did you ask?
  18. Welcome in! Since neither of those names are...

    Welcome in!
    Since neither of those names are rare, I’m afraid that you’ll need to give us more help than that! The ages and forenames of the most distant that you’re sure, of for example. Take a...
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    I tried searching the 1851 on Bushby, no names,...

    I tried searching the 1851 on Bushby, no names, and there was a housemaid, possibly their daughter Jane, and no others. Since Tony is in Oz, I'm wondering whether they emigrated...

    The trouble is...
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    I used the free search on Scotlands People to...

    I used the free search on Scotlands People to check for baptisms. The following children have John Bushby and Isabella Bates listed as parents. The date is for the baptism:
    John 1827 Parish St...
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. Do you...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum.
    Do you know when/where Catherine died? I've been looking for a death certificate for her (in Scotland it should show her parents), but can't find one based on...
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    If you don’t have access to the book “Soldiers...

    If you don’t have access to the book “Soldiers who died in the Great War” (it’s on Ancestry), provide a couple of names and numbers of men you’re talking about. It’s usually more specific than CWGC…
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    Good point. And wounds. Many would have been too...

    Good point.
    And wounds. Many would have been too bad to travel home.
  24. Was that quick, or is it my lockdown-confused...

    Was that quick, or is it my lockdown-confused sense of time?

    As always, thank you and your gang!
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    There's a collection of posts on sources, erc, at...

    There's a collection of posts on sources, erc, at the top of the General Scottish forum HERE.
    In short, BMDs started in Scotland in 1855 (but can be much more informative that the English/Welsh...
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