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Recent content by speedtastickaligirl

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    National Archives

    Not sure where to put this so someone please move it into the right place. Last week I went to the national archives, and I've found out so much, I just had to tell you all =] We already knew that his name was William Richard Chandler, he was in the 2nd Battalion of the Border regiment, his...
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    So what do I do now...?

    Thank you everyone for your help :D It's really odd cause my nan swears that his name was richard william chandler, but everyone is finding william richard chandler, but it must be him because he was married to my gg gran whos name is right...my nan says he had a brother called william, but...
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    So what do I do now...?

    Thats a good point - how do you go about finding out about siblings - a census i guess? S x
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    So what do I do now...?

    Well, I am interested in finding out about the rest of my family, but I have a bit of a weird fascination with my gg grandfather and want to find out as much as I can about him. I have 2 gg aunts who are still alive, but the one I'm in regular contact with was only a toddler when he died, so...
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    what else can i find out?

    This is what i've got: Private Chandler, W R Unit: 2nd Bn Regiment: Border regiment Service No. 7617 Age: 28 Date of death: 26th October 1914 Commemoration: Zantvoorde british cemetery, belgium Plot VI. Row J. Grave 16. Additional Info: Husband of Sarah Chandler, of 39, Dove Row, Shoreditch...
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    what else can i find out?

    I have been looking into my great great grandfather, who died in ww1, and I have managed to find out his name, rank, unit, regiment, service no., age, date of death, and where he's buried. But what's next? What else can I find out? I am completely new to genealogy and this is the first person...
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    So what do I do now...?

    This was the email i received. To be honest, I don't know what I want to find out - I guess the question I'm really asking is what else is there to find out? S x
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    So what do I do now...?

    Hi, My names Sophie, I'm 14, and I'm really interested in genealogy. I have spent ages trying to trace my great-great-granddad who died in the first world war, but so far have really struggled. I had no idea of his regiment, just his name, roughly where he lived and the name of his wife. My...
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