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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    Latest: My Grandad: London Irish Rifles minden1759, Jul 30, 2021 at 5:24 PM
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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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  3. 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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  4. 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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    Latest: New CWGC Commemorations 28th July 2021 chrisharley9, Jul 28, 2021 at 11:34 AM
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  5. Prisoners of War

    POWs, individuals, camps, capture, escape & all matters therein.
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    Latest: POW - Italian work camp pg 146 vitellino, Jul 29, 2021 at 11:02 PM
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  6. 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 Price A VC JimHerriot, Jul 20, 2021
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  7. 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: National Archives - Kew Tips? hutt, Jul 31, 2021 at 9:09 AM
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  8. 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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    Latest: US Unit Histories Aixman, Jul 30, 2021 at 3:14 PM
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