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    The medal card shown for Fred Salmons indicates...

    The medal card shown for Fred Salmons indicates that he served with Royal Field Artillary and was awarded the following WW! medals:-

    1914-1915 Star
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal

    commonly...
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    WW1 Records FREE ACCESS

    Ancestry UK
    WW1 service records, medal cards, casualty lists and much more.
    Access to the records in the featured collections will be free from 00:01 BST 6 August until 23:59 BST 9 August, 2018.
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    WW2 Aircraft Shot Down

    If you are looking for information about a family member who was aircrew killed or captured during WW2 then this site may be of interest:-

    Air Crew Remembered a site listing losses and incidents...
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    Slightly off topic but if you don't already have...

    Slightly off topic but if you don't already have the information and would like to find out more about their last flights the following site may prove useful:-

    Air Crew Remembered a site listing...
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    The UK didn't have a King in the late 19th C....

    The UK didn't have a King in the late 19th C. Queen Victoria reigned for over 60 years of that Century and into 1901. See post #4.

    William IV 26 June 1830 – 20 June 1837 was the last male monarch...
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    Yes three to four inches would seem a little on...

    Yes three to four inches would seem a little on the small side.

    I notice that all the soldiers are wearing flat caps and the one kneeling on the left seems to be holding a pistol, when were these...
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    I can't say categorically the it is pre WW1 it is...

    I can't say categorically the it is pre WW1 it is just the general appearance, styles/tastes changed quite drastically after WW1, certainly by 1920s they were very different.

    I would have thought...
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    Another point in favour of it being post...

    Another point in favour of it being post Victorian period is the fact that photography didn't really become practical until the early Victorian period and didn't become popular until the latter part...
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    The inscription reads "For King and Country" so...

    The inscription reads "For King and Country" so it is either pre or post Queen Victoria's reign June 1837 - Jan 1901. I favour the latter, Edward VII Jan 1901 - May 1910. It may possibly be Georgian...
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    Thank You. PM received.

    Thank You. PM received.
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    The clippings I received from the museum give...

    The clippings I received from the museum give their address as 76 Waterloo Rd., Ramsey.
    Noel later remarried in Gosport, Hants.

    Added:- Just tried to search for marriage on ManxBMD unfortunately...
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    Thank you helechau. I did wonder when I saw your...

    Thank you helechau. I did wonder when I saw your earlier post why it was being reported in the Ballymena press.
    I was struggling to find her maiden name and a marriage, I had found one in Greenwich...
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    A useful reminder of the vagaries of government...

    A useful reminder of the vagaries of government reorganisation playing havoc with boundaries and our research criteria.
    Technically Wigan is no longer in Lancashire but is now part of Greater...
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    My use of WW also declined as I got familiar with...

    My use of WW also declined as I got familiar with the sites the people helping were using.
    In Particular http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/ and http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Search/indexp.html

    I still...
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    Thanks Alma, I'm very familiar with WW. I used it...

    Thanks Alma, I'm very familiar with WW. I used it quite extensively in the early days of my research and the other researchers were extremely helpful to someone who had never visited the town despite...
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    That's Ok. It happens to us all at some point. ...

    That's Ok. It happens to us all at some point.

    added: and my post didn't make clear the link to FAG. :blush5:
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    Thanks I had already found that. see post#4

    Thanks I had already found that. see post#4
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    Thank you Alma. I was just perusing the site (I...

    Thank you Alma.
    I was just perusing the site (I had a brainstorm and used Mr G) and was about to post the URL, only to find you had beaten me to it.
    They charge 11/cert. and aim to process all...
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    Prompt reply from Museum on IoM.

    Just received a reply from Ivor Ramsden, Director, Manx Aviation & Military Museum and he has supplied a number of newspaper cuttings and 'an extract from "Rough Landing or Fatal Flight" by Steve...
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    Thank You.

    Thank You.
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    Thank you. Are the records available on line and...

    Thank you.
    Are the records available on line and can I order copies of the cert. on line?
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    Hi Pam, Would you consider Isle of Man abroad?...

    Hi Pam,

    Would you consider Isle of Man abroad? :biggrin5:

    Since my earlier post I have found a probate record which states;- ...died 20th Mar 1947 at Manghold Head Manghold Ramsey Isle of Man"...
  23. Thread: HM Ml145 - 1943

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    Hi, Welcome to Brit_Gen. Records for Armed...

    Hi,
    Welcome to Brit_Gen.

    Records for Armed Forces personel serving after 1920 are still held by the MOD.
    This link Obtain Service Records is about applying for those records.

    In Brief:- If...
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    Thanks but it was pure serendipity, Again. I...

    Thanks but it was pure serendipity, Again. I didn't even know Samuel had married let alone had children

    I hadn't. They married Q2 1920 in Wigan and the two children I found, Thomas and Elsie, were...
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    Serendipity Strikes Again!

    Just been searching the 1939 Register for a brother of my g'ma, found him, his wife and 2 children, one closed.
    Since I didn't have any children in my tree I decided to find them, when the results...
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