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Soldiers and their units

Researching individual soldiers or their units in the Great War.

 

In grateful memory of Forum Pal Bob Coulson.


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Before you ask a question about finding a soldier's service record or medal index card, please make sure you have first visited "Researching a soldier" at The Long, Long Trail website. The answer is there in 90% of cases. There's a link to it at top-left of this page.

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