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  1. Misspelled name

    https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/1067970

    His name is actually spelled Cushnie, according to the 2 gravestone images on his page, as well as Commonwealth War Graves Commission: https://www.cwgc.org/find/find-war-dead/results?serviceNumber=104395&war=1

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    • New Life Story

      Can you please create a Life Story for the following:

      https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/394428/PHILLIPS,%20WILLIAM

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                • Duplicate entries for

                  2 Life Stories for "arthur harold Guiver"

                  Arthur Harold Guiver
                  21/02/1895 - Not yet known
                  Air Force (RAF/RFC), Service #216409
                  0 Remembering

                  Arthur Harold Guiver
                  21/02/1895 - Not yet known
                  Royal Navy, Service #F16409
                  1 Remembering

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                          • Notifications

                            I do like the new notifications feature, however I can't see more than six or so entries with no ability to scroll down to earlier notifications. As I have now remembered a large number of men it is likely I will get a lot of interaction, but will only be made aware of the most recent ones. As people often make multiple updates at one time the six or so I can see will probably all be from the same contributor.

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                            • Linking with ancestry.com

                              I already pay to subscribe to ancestry.com and have found census reports already - it would be good to be able to link to them (or at least refer to the) without having to pay again to "find" them via yourselves (which I will not be doing)

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                              • My community has gone awry; where are the 197 life stories?

                                I have set up two communities, Bethnal Green war memorial, as well as the South Wales Borderers community.

                                I am puzzled that for one community, I can click on the link, and can navigate through 1269 individuals that have been added, yet when I look at the Bethnal Green War Memorial group, all of the 197 life stories that have been added do not appear.

                                Please can you investigate why it is that one community is working okay, yet the other one does not.

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                                • Nominate missing people

                                  I'd like to nominate people who are not on here

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                                  • Challenge this source - Lance Corporal Robert Gerrard #70556

                                    I earlier uploaded a pic ( Robert Gerrard approximately 5 years old ) to my grandfathers page. I later learned it is not him but another member of my family. I tried to delete it using the remove evidence link but the usual Remove Connected Evidence link didn't appear. I tried again sometime later but then the remove evidence button was blurred and unusable. I instead tried using Challenge This Source but was disappointed when it said it might be May before it gets removed. Will it really take that long and have I any other option to get it…

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                                    • Existing FMP members

                                      If someone is already a FMP member let them click on a box in livesof thefirstworldwar to say they are .... I am sure you could verify this with e-Mail and password confirmations, or maybe a FMP membership number.

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                                      • How soon will the CWGC records be added?

                                        All I can find anywhere is "in due course", which tells us precisely nothing. This is going to lead to messiness and duplication in the long run, as many people are just losing patience and linking the CWGC records up as 'External Reference'.

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                                        • Town War Memorials

                                          Where to post Town War Memorials website links. I have added them to the Military Service - Other Military Events. Not sure if this is the right place for them but could not find anything else suitable.

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