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    Quote Originally Posted by KiteRunner View Post
    Uncle John, I think the medal index card usually only tells you the "theatre of war first served in", not every place they fought.
    True. I wonder where 4C was - presumably Nigeria. And I can't work out what medals he was awarded either.
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    Have you looked at the explanations here?

    Interpreting medal index cards

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    Quote Originally Posted by gloryer View Post
    I wonder if my gggrandfathers has been added yet. ALexander McKerrow b 1835 died 1909. As far as I know he served with the black watch.
    Not on TNA
    Sorry, Gloryer, the index only contains WW1 medal index cards.

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    Uncle John, if you can post the image up on here, or give us enough info to find it on ancestry, maybe some of us can help figure out what medals he got.
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    ok thank you Mary

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mary from Italy View Post
    Have you looked at the explanations here?

    Interpreting medal index cards
    Thanks for that link, Mary. I'll see what I can make of it. War Office-speak looks even more obscure than Civil Service-speak.
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