Author Topic: Searching for WW1 Medal Record  (Read 174 times)

Offline zimmer46

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Re: Searching for WW1 Medal Record
« Reply #9 on: Monday 11 February 19 08:39 GMT (UK) »
Yes that's a good idea rather than throw away 30.  As it happens I also have an enquiry regards a WW2 record I am searching for, so can deal with both.   I was pondering after our exchange yesterday.... I know grandfather was in the HLI by the end of 1915 by virtue of it being shown on his daughters birth record.   Having found the Thomas McAbe record with the exact birth date in the 1921 Discharge Index but with a post 1920 Regimental number, are you aware of any reason why someone who served during the war, whether in action or not, would then have a post 1920 number ?    Were soldiers ever re registered ?

Sorry for all the ongoing questions.
Andrew

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Re: Searching for WW1 Medal Record
« Reply #10 on: Monday 11 February 19 09:32 GMT (UK) »
Simple, they were renumbered.  His records will contain detail of his previous service under other number(s).

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