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David McNay
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 20, 2014 8:49 am    Post subject: Research Guides Reply with quote

The Scottish Military Research Group have completed the first in a series of guides to assist people starting out in ther research of military ancestors.

The first three are guides for researching ancestors from the two World Wars, as well as another guide for those who served before 1914.

You can download them free of charge using the following links:

Pre-WW1 ancestors: http://1drv.ms/1pm0HwN

First World War ancestors: http://1drv.ms/1yIlow9

Second World War ancestors: http://1drv.ms/1FWVgS2


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jrah60



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PostPosted: Mon Sep 22, 2014 4:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think they will prove to be invaluable.

John
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DelBoy



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 12:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

WW1 one is missing.
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David McNay
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 5:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

WW1 guide should be there now. It had been amended and the link had changed.
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David McNay
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PostPosted: Sun May 10, 2015 9:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

We have a new Research Guide, for those wishing to research family who served after 1945:

http://1drv.ms/1J1BPbz
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David McNay
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 21, 2015 11:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Another new Research Guide, this time to help identify regiments from family photographs.

All our research guides can be downloaded from here:

http://www.spanglefish.com/ScottishMilitaryResearchGroup/index.asp?pageid=583118
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DelBoy



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PostPosted: Sun Jun 21, 2015 1:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What a handy guide, there's far too much detail to remember, so having everything in one document to refer to is great.

Well done.
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James Brown



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PostPosted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 8:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fantastic resource
Thanks David
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Adam Brown
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 12:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks gents. I hope we hope it comes in very useful.

Thanks

Adam
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