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Offline Rebecca Totten

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Lookup help for William Henry Squires, Midland Mounted Rifles
« on: Wednesday 11 July 18 15:48 BST (UK) »
Hi, this is probably a long shot but wanted to know if anyone would be so kind as to have a look at a military record at The National Archives.

Its for a record from UK, Military Campaign Medal and Award Rolls, 1793-1949

WO100 259

William Henry Squires served in WWI and it states on his Attention record that he served with the Midland Mounted Rifles (South Africa) however there are pages missing on Ancestry that i believe he may be listed on one of them perhaps pages 39 or 41.

I dont know if his regimental number would be the same but it was 10006 for his time served in WWI Hampshire Regiment General Service Infantry.

Unfortunately, i am unable to get to the National Archives and hoping someone would be able to have a look for me.
Tuzio, Squires, Matthews, Totten

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Re: Lookup help for William Henry Squires, Midland Mounted Rifles
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 11 July 18 15:57 BST (UK) »
It may help if you give a link to the pages prior to those that you believe missing to save anyone trying to help spending time looking for them.  ;)
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Re: Lookup help for William Henry Squires, Midland Mounted Rifles
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 11 July 18 16:26 BST (UK) »
oh sorry do you mean a link from Ancestry?
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Re: Lookup help for William Henry Squires, Midland Mounted Rifles
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 11 July 18 16:32 BST (UK) »
Yes please.  That we anyone with access to ancestry can see what you mean  :)
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Re: Lookup help for William Henry Squires, Midland Mounted Rifles
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 11 July 18 17:06 BST (UK) »
Ok thanks. I cant post the direct link as my membership ran out a couple of days ago but i can make it easier if possible with details.

UK, Military Campaign Medal and Award Rolls, 1793-1949 Military

Name: N Squires
Military: 1899-1902, South Africa

Thats the only squires i found for Midland Mounted Rifles

Hopefully the information should take anyone straight to the files on Ancestry and see the missing pages im on about.
Tuzio, Squires, Matthews, Totten

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Re: Lookup help for William Henry Squires, Midland Mounted Rifles
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 11 July 18 17:26 BST (UK) »
Thank you that may help someone. 

You are quoting W0100/259 have you looked at this  :-\
http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C3764023
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Re: Lookup help for William Henry Squires, Midland Mounted Rifles
« Reply #6 on: Wednesday 11 July 18 22:02 BST (UK) »
No i had not looked at that. I find the National Archives website not very good for searching as i never found that when i searched on there.

It has the missing pages but they are completely blurred, this is why they are missing from Ancestry. I was told they went blurry when they were copied to PDF.
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Re: Lookup help for William Henry Squires, Midland Mounted Rifles
« Reply #7 on: Thursday 12 July 18 07:26 BST (UK) »
It may be worth contacting TNA about getting copies of the missing pages.  Not many people visit Kew.
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