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    • Rev. John Edmund Malone Watson

      https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/4652681

      I cannot access details from London Gazette for Rev. Watson
      https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30901/supplement/10881

      Rev. J E M WATSON Supplement to the London Gazette, 16 September, 1918. Page 11031

      Any advice appreciated

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      • Please merge duplicate records

        Can I suggest the merging of the following records that all relate to the same individual - Ivor Hemmings. Each record shows the same Service Number 21423 and the same regiment - South Wales Borderers
        https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/1828587
        https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/1828614
        https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/5045696

        He was my wife's great uncle.

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        • I want unsubscribe and you are not allowing me to do that. Tell me how to close my account.

          I want o close emu account/unsubscribe. Tell me hoe to do itt.

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            • Please merge duplicate records

              Can I suggest the merging of the following records that all relate to the same individual - Ivor Hemmings. Each record shows the same Service Number 21423 and the same regiment - South Wales Borderers
              https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/1828587
              https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/1828614
              https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/5045696

              He was my wife's great uncle.

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              • 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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                • 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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                    • 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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                            • 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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                                      • 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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