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    National Archives research help please

    I am not at all familiar with the TNA website or military things but I want to find a link to the service and discharge records for my great uncle so that I can send a link to my two cousins who are interested. On Ancestry I have found images of the documents, each 8-10 pages long but it doesn't seem to be possible to download it as one document so I would have to download about 20 pages and then email them. I have tried to use the Ancestry source citations to find the records on the TNA site so that I could just email a link for them but I can't seem to find them. Please could someone who knows their way around either find them or tell me how to search for them?

    His name is Percy E J Caesar b 1898

    and this is the citation information from Ancestry


    UK, British Army World War I Service Records, 1914-1920

    Source Citation
    The National Archives; Kew, Surrey, England; War Office: Soldiers’ Documents, First World War Wo363

    Description
    First Three Letters of a Last Name: Cae

    Source Information
    Ancestry.com. UK, British Army World War I Service Records, 1914-1920 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.
    Original data:The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO). War Office: Soldiers’ Documents, First World War ‘Burnt Documents’ (Microfilm Copies); (The National Archives Microfilm Publication WO363);

    UK, British Army World War I Pension Records 1914-1920

    Source Citation
    WO364; Piece: 588

    Description
    First Three Letters in Surname: Cae

    Source Information
    Ancestry.com. UK, British Army World War I Pension Records 1914-1920 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010.
    Original data:The National Archives of the UK (TNA). War Office: Soldiers’ Documents from Pension Claims, First World War (Microfilm Copies); (The National Archives Microfilm Publication WO364);
    Main research interests.. CAESAR (Surrey and London), GOODALL (London), SKITTERALL, WOODWARD (Middlesex and London), BARBER (Canterbury, Kent), DRAYSON (Canterbury, Kent), CRISP (Kent) and CHEESEMAN (Kent).

    #2
    Hi GG

    It is on FMP I can send it to you via e-mail if you want to PM me with it.

    Looks like army records and silver badge and discharge.
    Lin

    Searching Lowe, Everitt, Hurt and Dunns in Nottingham

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      #3
      Thank you, Lin. I have FMP but didn't think to look there (Doh!) I just went straight to TNA to find the original.

      Can you send me a link to it on FMP, please as I have just had a look and I can't see it. Sometimes I think I need to go back to school!
      Main research interests.. CAESAR (Surrey and London), GOODALL (London), SKITTERALL, WOODWARD (Middlesex and London), BARBER (Canterbury, Kent), DRAYSON (Canterbury, Kent), CRISP (Kent) and CHEESEMAN (Kent).

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        #4
        I just put in Percy E J Caesar and variants 1898 +/- 2 years and no area. They clicked on military.

        Presuming I have the right person. Percy Eccles Julius Caesar.
        Lin

        Searching Lowe, Everitt, Hurt and Dunns in Nottingham

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          #5
          I learnt from here there are plenty of free sites that will put them together as one PDF. Google it and sure you will find a site that does it.

          I remember GallowayLass posting a bunch of links

          I think they may all be seperate
          Last edited by cbcarolyn; 04-03-21, 13:14.
          Carolyn
          Family Tree site

          Researching: Luggs, Freeman - Cornwall; Dayman, Hobbs, Heard - Devon; Wilson, Miles - Northants; Brett, Everett, Clark, Allum - Herts/Essex
          Also interested in Proctor, Woodruff

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            #6
            this search mat work as there are several on fmp
            https://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/...s=true&sid=999
            Carolyn
            Family Tree site

            Researching: Luggs, Freeman - Cornwall; Dayman, Hobbs, Heard - Devon; Wilson, Miles - Northants; Brett, Everett, Clark, Allum - Herts/Essex
            Also interested in Proctor, Woodruff

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              #7
              I don't think they are indexed on TNA
              https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/...other-archives
              Last edited by cbcarolyn; 04-03-21, 13:16.
              Carolyn
              Family Tree site

              Researching: Luggs, Freeman - Cornwall; Dayman, Hobbs, Heard - Devon; Wilson, Miles - Northants; Brett, Everett, Clark, Allum - Herts/Essex
              Also interested in Proctor, Woodruff

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                #8
                Thank you all, looks like page by page downloads are the only option. Every day's a learning day
                Main research interests.. CAESAR (Surrey and London), GOODALL (London), SKITTERALL, WOODWARD (Middlesex and London), BARBER (Canterbury, Kent), DRAYSON (Canterbury, Kent), CRISP (Kent) and CHEESEMAN (Kent).

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                  #9
                  found the thread https://www.familytreeforum.com/foru...service-papers
                  Carolyn
                  Family Tree site

                  Researching: Luggs, Freeman - Cornwall; Dayman, Hobbs, Heard - Devon; Wilson, Miles - Northants; Brett, Everett, Clark, Allum - Herts/Essex
                  Also interested in Proctor, Woodruff

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                    #10
                    You had me worried there. I thought I had previously posted the same question and completely forgotten!. Glad I'm not totally brain dead just yet.

                    Anyway, I did a bit of googling and found that the Windows Photo app which you probably already have on your computer will do the job perfectly. Even offers a choice to make each jpeg fill a whole A4 page. Great result!

                    WikiHow instructions are here https://www.wikihow.com/Convert-JPG-...-Version-5.jpg

                    (I'll post that on the other thread that Carolyn found too in case that OP is still looking)
                    Main research interests.. CAESAR (Surrey and London), GOODALL (London), SKITTERALL, WOODWARD (Middlesex and London), BARBER (Canterbury, Kent), DRAYSON (Canterbury, Kent), CRISP (Kent) and CHEESEMAN (Kent).

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