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  1. NA of India requests for record on demand

    Hello! Has anyone used the National Archives of India link Abhilekh Patal and requested documents to be digitised on demand? I sent some requests in July but nothing has appeared yet! (I appreciate...
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    Thanks Lesley I've tried the BNA and Ancestry to...

    Thanks Lesley I've tried the BNA and Ancestry to see if I could find the person. I guess the photo could have been taken from the 1860's onwards.
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    Anyone heard of C S August?

    I have a very bad photocopy of a photo said to be taken by C S August. The photo is of a residence in Suffolk. I cannot find anything online regarding this photographer. There is the Early...
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    Thanks again - I'll have another go soon - just...

    Thanks again - I'll have another go soon - just logged out of Ancestry for the night!!
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    Thanks again, that looks like it could be the...

    Thanks again, that looks like it could be the route Herbert took from the 2nd to the 52nd. I can only get as far as the 31 Jan 1918 war diary for the 2nd battn on Ancestry. Your link takes me to the...
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    Oh yes - I hadn't noticed - the 2nd then the...

    Oh yes - I hadn't noticed - the 2nd then the 52nd! The 52nd comes from a notebook he had when serving in Germany. I'll follow up on the 2nd battalion. Thanks again!!
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    Thank you Jom ot1. That's very useful...

    Thank you Jom ot1. That's very useful information. I wonder if his time in the trenches was with the 52nd then?
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    West Riding Regiment H Turner

    Hello all,
    I am trying to find out about my grandfather, Herbert Turner's service in the West Riding Regiment. (Identified from a cap badge on a photo). I cannot find his attestation papers. We...
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    Mentioned in Despatches

    I am trying to find out why my late Father-in-Law was mentioned in despatches. The notice was posted in the London Gazette on 17th March 1941. At that time he would have been ground crew with 32 (or...
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    Hi there. I believe my late Father-in-Law, who...

    Hi there. I believe my late Father-in-Law, who trained as a pilot through the Arnold Scheme, was at Gunter Field in July 1942. He was also at Turners Field, and Lakeland.
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    Many thanks Coromandel for your suggestions. I...

    Many thanks Coromandel for your suggestions. I have been checking on findmypast and Ancestry as they are always updating info - I was surprised to find John's marriage bond recently. I do have a copy...
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    In the mid 19th century my husband’s...

    In the mid 19th century my husband’s great-grandfather was trying to trace his family tree. A cousin sent him a letter written by his grandfather Nathaniel (John’s son) about his forebears.
    “My...
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    Searching in Boulogne area

    I have found the forum GenNPdC (Nord-Pas-de-Calais) very helpful when searching for an English resident in Boulogne and Boulogne St Martin (1880's). The other members were very helpful and obtained...
  14. Just a quick update... Some kind person found...

    Just a quick update... Some kind person found Frederick Alberts death certificate (although French certificates don't seem to give the cause of death) .....and his third (Illegitimate) daughter's...
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    Baptism for John Collier c1702?

    I have been unable to locate a baptism for John Collier (or Collyer) in about 1702. His parents were Jarvis/Jarvace and Honor/Honour/Honoria. He appears to be a younger member of the family, two...
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    Thanks chaps for the census info. I should have...

    Thanks chaps for the census info. I should have said I know about her life in Suffolk up to and including 1911 but am trying to determine when she moved to Sussex.
  17. South African travels published in Norfolk

    I would love to find a copy of the following - possibly just a pamphlet - found advertised in the Norfolk News of 31 December 1870 - Twelve Month's Voyage and Travel in South Africa. Written by...
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    St Leonards residents; Collyer & Lazenby

    I am trying to find information on Evelina Collyer (died 1952) and Dorothy Lazenby (died 1982). I believe neither ladies married or had children. Evelina moved to Sussex possibly from Lowestoft,...
  19. Thread: Pancaked

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    Pancaked

    Can anyone tell me what "pancaked" meant on landing? I thought it might have been landing without the undercarriage down but it crops up very frequently in the squadron records and may just refer to...
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    Thanks to everyone for your useful suggestions. I...

    Thanks to everyone for your useful suggestions. I should have said to begin with that his name was Thomas Walter Collyer, of Erith, Kent.
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    Thanks Sue, the passenger lists only seem to show...

    Thanks Sue, the passenger lists only seem to show that he is an engineer. It looks as if he was in Montreal though.
    Debbie
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    Mentioned in despatches - Why?

    My father-in-law was mentioned in despatches after the bombing of Biggin Hill during the Battle of Britain. At this time he was ground crew. Does anyone know if there tends to be more information in...
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    Are you refering to John Collyer? The National...

    Are you refering to John Collyer? The National Archives can provide copies of his appointments and his livery warrants - providing him with cloth for his livery. His job wasn't so glamorous! The...
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    Why in Canada in 1915?

    I have discovered that my husband's grandfather, a mechanical engineer, spent 1915 in Canada. He was formerly a captain in the 4th Home Counties (Howitzer) Brigade - Ammunition column. Is it possible...
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    Thanks for your replies - the pyaemia sounds...

    Thanks for your replies - the pyaemia sounds awful - poor woman.

    I'll have a go at scanning the certificate when our scanner is fired up!!!
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