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  1. Create a life story for Florence Tilly

    Florence Tilly was a staff nurse in the Australian Army Nursing Service, serving in Egypt, but I cannot find a life story for her. Is it possible for one to be created for her? Please see:

    http://ww1nurses.gravesecrets.net/ti.html

    Thank you.

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    • Sister Elsie Cook nee Sheppard

      I am sure that the following 2 life stories are for the same person.

      https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/4947343

      https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/7395869

      Elsie cook was an Australian nurse. She had to leave the Australian army nursing service as she was married but joined the French Red Cross instead. See

      http://burwoodhistory.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Sister-Sheppard.pdf

      Can these life stories be merged? Thank you.

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        • Suggest merging these duplicates to Second Lieutenant Harry Goodacre- all have same # 200121


          Serjeant H Goodacre
          Not yet known - Not yet known
          British Army LR, Service #200121
          0 Remembering

          Serjeant H Goodacre
          Not yet known - Not yet known
          British Army Lincolnshire Regiment, Service #200121
          0 Remembering

          Second Lieutenant Harry Goodacre
          Not yet known - 29/05/1919
          British Army Lincolnshire Regiment, Service #1585/200121
          1 Remembering

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                    • Please Create

                      Thomas Neville 142435 RAMC born Blackburn 1899. Service Record on Find my Past & Ancestry.
                      Thank you, Cynthia

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                        Robert Neville 121568 RAMC Born Blackburn 1887. He has a Service Record on Find my Past & Ancestry. Can't get the links to copy successfully. Thank you. Cynthia

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                                • Duplicate

                                  Thomas William Martin, born 28th March 1876, Willingdon (part of Eastbourne district). He has 2 life stories: the first for his service in the RNAS and the second when he was transferred to the RAF/RFC. His RAF/RFC gives his RNAS service number of F15855. His links are:
                                  https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/6531204
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                                  https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/6242682
                                  Could we keep the top life story as several people have made contributions. Many thanks.

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