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How many British men and women were serving in the Boer War at the time of the 1901 census?

I have several young men and women who I cannot trace on the British 1901 census, despite numerous and extensive efforts. While there are a number of reasons why I might not be able to find them, one ...
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Why would a regular soldier join a militia? Circa 1795/1800s

Has anyone ever come across an instance where a soldier has left the regular army and joined a militia? I have an ancestor who served with the 3rd or King's Own Regiment of Dragoons in the 1790s on ...
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Did the Army know when somebody in the Reserves died?

I have now obtained my grandfather (TJ)'s Army Records and they're a very interesting read... To put it mildly, he was neither a good soldier nor one who believed in staying with the colours ...
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Getting information from Navy service record if date of death unknown?

I am helping a friend research her father who was born in 1917. The only document she has, of his, is his marriage his name, father's name and name of spouse and profession. ...
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Record of 1890s UK consular marriage in Japan?

In the 1890s there was consulate in Kobe, and I am trying to determine whether the consulate issued a particular certificate of marriage. Did the consulate provide witness to such marriages? If the ...
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Determining if C.Z. Ede and Kogiku Nagaya were officially married?

It is now almost certain that my great-grandfather is CZEde because my genetic information and the descendants of his mother's family is matched. The relationship between wrote in the past Denmark, ...
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