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Does the 1921 English "Army" Census records include the "Soldier Number"?

I do not have a specific answer for the 1921 census, but prior censuses (e.g. 1911 census) that I have seen did not usually include the service number. However, in prior censuses I have found it will ...
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Possibility of tracing my great grandfather's wife's homeland

Having so little information about the "where", focus on the "what" and "why". I think you should put the emphasis on the trading activity of your Grandfather. What did he trade with? What was the ...
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Did Richard Hill and Blanche Todd live in India in the late 19th Century?

Re the possibility of India - this seems unlikely not just from a chronological viewpoint but also from the term Commissary. That was a rank /appointment in the East India Company's or British Indian ...
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Searching family roots in Bihar, India?

One principle of genealogy is that you should start with things you know and move backwards to things you do not yet know. I assume you have information going back from yourself to your parent, ...
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Record of 2/10 Baluch Regiment soldier in the British archives?

I emphasise that I know nothing about researching the Indian Army and its successors but this might be a start - more definitive responses welcome. Reading Wikipedia, it seems to me that in WW2 the ...
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Did Richard Hill and Blanche Todd live in India in the late 19th Century?

I am not sure where the graphic below comes from originally but I clipped it from page 2 of 9 at http://spotidoc.com/doc/53190/menu---mccormick-and-schmick-s. I think that the newspaper clipping (...
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Passenger Records Research for Pakistan

The term "Pakistan" is an anachronism for that time. So far as I can see, Peshawar was part of the Sikh Empire until the Empire was defeated by the British in 1849. Even so, I can find no ...
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Passenger Records Research for Pakistan

There may not be any passenger lists for that route or that general type of journey. In general, lists were created for the benefit of the immigration authorities at the place of arrival. They mostly ...
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Passenger Records Research for India

There may not be any passenger lists for that route or that general type of journey. In general, lists were created for the benefit of the immigration authorities at the place of arrival. They mostly ...
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Does the 1921 English "Army" Census records include the "Soldier Number"?

The army number was not required to be included, but I have seen at least one return (for the Middlesex Regiment on Army of Occupation duties in Cologne) where it has been.
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Finding ancestors thought to be from Chalakudy, India?

The only previous question about Kerala (the state in which Chalakudy is found) was How can I trace my ancestry in India? but that does not seem to have anything in common with yours beyond involving ...
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