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Offline jds1949

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Re: WW1
« Reply #18 on: Wednesday 15 February 12 17:44 GMT (UK) »
the National Archives organise their [our] records in "pieces" - each piece has a reference code and a title. "Piece Hampton D to Holland E" is the title of that piece and it means it contains all of the records [medal cards in this instance] relating to men whose names in alphabetical order run from D. Hampton to E. Holland. If you are looking for David Hampton - his card would be in there - if you were looking for Albert Hampton it wouldn't - it would be in the piece immediately preceding.

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« Reply #19 on: Wednesday 15 February 12 20:06 GMT (UK) »
Many thanks for that jds1949. My brain was on a mind set of operations that perhaps had dealings within Europe during WW1. ;)
Lloyd/Cheshire. Lloyd Halkyn Flint. Lloyd/Llangwyfan. Hughes/Lancashire .Fulton/Lancashire and Scotland.Hendy+Cox+Binner/Devon.Brazier/Kent.Collins+Tribbett/Wiltshire.