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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Chris....

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Chris.
    I’m sorry, but Neverending is no longer a member of BG. You can see this from the tag “guest” under their name. That means that we no longer have...
  2. There were many kinds of blacksmith (one in my...

    There were many kinds of blacksmith (one in my one place study was repairing bicycles). Men of the right age would have had to serve unless of a reserved occupation. I don't know whether smithing was...
  3. Does the book include the writer's service...

    Does the book include the writer's service number(s)? Forenames? They sometimes had more than one because the system changed in mid-war. Also if they changed regiments, their number also changed.
    If...
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    If you don’t know whether he survived the war,...

    If you don’t know whether he survived the war, check the Commonwealth War Graves Commission site. If he’s not in their database, he survived.
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    Did he survive the war?

    Did he survive the war?
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    If one of the couple was registered in a...

    If one of the couple was registered in a different parish to the other (and presumably the wedding location) the banns had to be read in their home parish.
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    I saw the small print, but since they don't...

    I saw the small print, but since they don't specify 1940 as year of joining or leaving, I assumed it meant "year they appeared in a record".

    I'll have another go later. It could be assumed that...
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    No need to apologise. I enjoy testing these...

    No need to apologise.
    I enjoy testing these systems, and it helps when a member asks something!

    Interesting. I clicked at random on one of those little boxes to the right of a name. I got a...
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    There goes the afternoon! Many thanks… Anc’s...

    There goes the afternoon! Many thanks…

    Anc’s search engine can be “interesting”..

    (later)

    I went into their UK operation and "Airman Records" which I thought might be most general.
    I tried...
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    Could one entry be the Banns?

    Could one entry be the Banns?
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. As you...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. As you say, have a look around, taking note of the messages "stuck" at the tops of the forums as they contain general help for that topic. Pick somewhere...
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    Section 10.10 of our ToC: "If your account is...

    Section 10.10 of our ToC:

    "If your account is inactive for more than six years and you are no longer paying for a service, we reserve the right to delete any information you have provided to us."...
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    Ewan, Terrysfamily is no no longer a member of BG...

    Ewan, Terrysfamily is no no longer a member of BG (you can tell because it shows the tag "guest" under the username as it does with your old messages). This means that we no longer have any contact...
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. If you...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum.
    If you are very new to online noticeboards, you may find something I wrote a while back useful. It's not rules, just suggestions of ways to get the best from...
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    Chris posted a method HERE...

    Chris posted a method HERE a while ago.
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    It can be very common. Much of the time...

    It can be very common. Much of the time (especially before the 20th century) the people doing the registering (clerks, Ministers, enumerators, etc) wrote down what they heard. How accurate that was...
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Alan....

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Alan. Have a look round, see what is where, and then tell us about your current research.
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    Have you tried the 1939 “census”. It should not...

    Have you tried the 1939 “census”. It should not only give his occupation, age, etc, it should also tell you who was living with, if there was another family.
  19. If he was in the Navy to get wounded in 1918,...

    If he was in the Navy to get wounded in 1918, have you considered that he might have been serving on the hospital ship in 1915, rather than a patient?
  20. If he was disabled and unable to serve while the...

    If he was disabled and unable to serve while the war was still going, he may have been given a silver war badge. Ancestry has a list of people who got one. Sometimes there’s information if the medal...
  21. Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. It’s good...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. It’s good to see you getting involved straight away.

    Have you looked at the Commonwealth War Graves site? You can search for an individual, or for key words...
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    What was your original username? Did you resign,...

    What was your original username?
    Did you resign, or just take time out?
    How long ago was it?
  23. If you go to WorldCat (world dot org), a...

    If you go to WorldCat (world dot org), a catalogue of which libraries have have specified books, you have a number of options. I fed it the title of your book and location "Buckinghamshire" (from...
  24. Don't forget that these records were intended for...

    Don't forget that these records were intended for internal service use, not for historians and other researchers. They rarely contain much detail, when they survive.
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. I'm...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum.

    I'm sorry to have to point out that the authors of the first 2 posts are no longer members of BG (you can see that from the tag "guest" under their names...
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