Research

The serious bit.

  1. Searching for Someone & Military Genealogy

    Tracking down a family member, specific serviceman or unit.Puzzled by paperwork or official terminology?This is the place to ask.

    Please at least place unit details in your thread title to attract attention from those who might best answer your questions.
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  2. Service Records

    Topics specifically relating to Service Records and the background to them.
    FAQs / related info can be found in the pinned threads
    Start a thread here to ask for help deciphering those abbreviations, etc.
    Add unit name to the title for best results.
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    Latest: FORM B199a Section 10, What is an Authority? timuk, May 21, 2018 at 6:59 PM
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  3. Geoff's Search Engine.

    The search engine for WW2 Commonwealth casualties commemorated by CWGC. Visit it at Geoff's Search Engine.
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    Latest: Update to WW1 search engine. geoff501, Sep 27, 2017
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  4. War Cemeteries & War Memorial Research

    The inevitable result of war.From far-flung resting places to your local war memorial. Research and questions relating to cemeteries and memorials to the fallen of WW2.
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    Latest: Blue Plaque: Clive of India CL1, May 23, 2018 at 7:41 PM
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  5. Non-Commemorated War Dead

    A forum for enquiries into those not listed on the CWGC, civilian & military, that have a case for inclusion & may hopefully be remembered there.
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  6. Prisoners of War

    POWs, individuals, camps, capture, escape & all matters therein.
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    Latest: Camp 52, Chiavari Tricky Dicky, May 23, 2018 at 1:51 PM
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  7. Historiography

    Area for historiographical issues - things relating to the whys & wherefores of historical study itself. Particular reference to WW2, but also anything to do with 'The Study of History' in general.
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    Latest: What got you interested? vitellino, May 10, 2018
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  8. Research Material

    If you have access to a particular useful research source, documents, books, etc. and are willing to do look-ups for members this is the place to advertise.
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    Latest: The National Archives Catalogue on Excel PsyWar.Org, May 22, 2018 at 8:34 PM
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  9. WW2Talk Resource Manager - new uploads/updates.

    Place where threads created by new resource uploads will appear (Test - this may not be it's permanent form)
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