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  1. Madelon Hancock

    Nurse from USA. I have just added a web link to her entry, I think she merits much more than this

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      • Reverend Waldepare Dent Bainbridge Bell - Transcription error

        His name was seeded from an incorrect transcription at the National Archives. This has recently been corrected by them. I have added an external link to the Life that shows the corrected National Archives record. It is also correctly recorded on FmP in respect of his Silver War badge - also linked. Can this be referred for correction please.

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          • Private Charles Hurcombe 2001 Gloucestershire Regiment

            Service Number created from Medal Index Card Transcription is incorrect. The card shows 2001 but was handwritten and not entirely clear. The typed Medal Roll Lists and the regimental museum database confirm that the number should be 2021. I have advised the National Archives of the error.

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            • Duplicate records

              https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/5171923

              https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/664296

              Please could someone merge these two records? Yet another officer who enjoyed the hospitality of Margaret Greville at Polesden Lacey, not as a wounded officer this time.
              Thank you

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              • Suggested Life Stories limited to 20 Votes - WHY?

                When I joined 'Lives' I suspected I would find several unrecorded Stories- how right I was. Like many other people I tried to add as many as possible in 1 vote until that was vetoed (1 suggestion/ 1 Vote). This week I visited Banstead All Saints Churchyard, Surrey (7 CWGC WW1 graves) Photographed them all to add to 'Lives'. 3 do not have a Lifestory on LOT1WW. I managed to add one only to be told I have used up all my votes so how do I add the rest?. Before this project finishes I am sure I will find…

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                • The Record for Lance Sergeant William George Borrettt #451185 is incorrect.

                  He was born in Jan. to March 1870 in Greenwich, Kent England.
                  He was not born inCanada and the source record used is an incorrect transcription.
                  His parent were John Borrett and Elizabeth.
                  Please correct! He is my ggrandfather.

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                  • Royal Newfoundland Regiment.

                    Where is the Royal Newfoundland Regiment? It was part of the British Army during WW1.

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                      • Ernest Chadderton - assistance needed in corroborating identity

                        Searching for the records of Ernest Chadderton whose headstone in the churchyard at Foston in Derbyshire reads "In loving memory of Ernest beloved son of Mary Chadderton (Foston) who gave his life for his country Jan 25th 1922 aged 24 years". I believe that this is Gunner Ernest Chadderton 107104 Royal Field Artillery.
                        https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/758582
                        as I have found a Silver War Badge entry for him showing he was discharged 7 May 1919 aged 22. Census record 1901 shows him aged 3 living at 122 Derby Road, Foston with mother Mary Ann and older brother Albert. Census record 1911 shows him…

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                          • What can I do if I have photos but can't pin down the right Life Story?

                            I'd like to upload some photos I have of my great uncle during WW1, but I don't know his service number, only that he served in Egypt in the RAMC. There are 3 possible Life Stories with the same name (William H Whitehead). I've tried searching Records for the 3 service numbers given, but can't find anything to rule any of them out. Nor can I find anything by searching on his name to link to Egypt. Any suggestions gratefully received.

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                            • St.Clement Danes Book of Remembrance

                              Along both sides of the church are shrines of remembrance, containing the books of remembrance, in which are inscribed the names of those men and women who have died on active service with the Royal Air Force.
                              Could get there for a possible photograph when the weather is better or maybe you have some already.
                              https://www.raf.mod.uk/stclementdanes/aboutus/booksofrememrance.cfm

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                              • London East End and the resistance to World War 1

                                Maybe David Rosenberg (historian) is known to the IWM.
                                If not, this is a very interesting talk which is available on Youtube.

                                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVnKzPfKqhM

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                                • Why?

                                  Why are some people not showing as remembered? I have devoted the past year to your belief that everyone should be remembered but the computer is not showing this. Have you a review form or a feedback form from past subscribers? I feel that I have been mis sold.

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                                  • Information missing from Dashboard and Community pages

                                    I've recently noticed that rank, middle names, dates of birth and death and number of people remembering them are no longer visible for some (but certainly not all) remembered 'Lives' on my dashboard or Community pages - e.g. see https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/community/5977 p2 Frederick Purton and Humphrey John Talbot. The missing info reappears when the record is opened but it would be good to have it visible again on dashboard and Community pages. How can I achieve this? Thank you, Jane

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                                      • Adding half-siblings

                                        Could you consider adding categories for half-brother and half-sister, as that is not a current option for siblings but is the case in a number of families?
                                        Thank you, Jane

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                                        • Availability of material once Lives finishes

                                          Please can you advise if Lives will remain available after the project finishes? It would be really helpful.

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