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From: "Lynette Oakes" <>
Subject: Re: [SOUTH-AFRICA] Soldiers WW1 WW11
Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2007 10:47:33 +0100
In-Reply-To: <003201c7f70e$fa9f1180$815ed0c4@computer>

Hi Lucille,

Have you tried The National Archives Documents Online, (UK archives)?
Officers excluded, medals were issued to all men for each campaign they
fought in. This info is found on the "Medal Index Cards". There is further
info on class WO329 at TNA, unfortunately it is not online. You might have
to have your soldier's regiment but it is worth trying. Site address is
It is possible to download a document, for a fee (£3.50) If you are unable
to pay on line, let me know and (provided you do not want dozens!) I'll do
it for you.
Alternatively try They have recently put Pension records
- class WO364 - on line. Searchable by name, birth place and year and
regimental number. If you do not have a subscription to Ancestry let me
know, I do and will look for you.

So long as I am not inundated (I do have a "day job") I should be happy to
help anyone also looking for old soldiers.

Please send requests to my e mail address


-----Original Message-----
[mailto:] On Behalf Of Lucille Le Roux
Sent: 14 September 2007 21:37
To: South-Africa-rootsweb
Subject: [SOUTH-AFRICA] Soldiers WW1 WW11

Is there a website to look for men by name who fought in WW1 & WW11 when one
does not have the section they fought under ? They survived the wars.

Looking forward to your info.
With Thanks,
Lucille Le Roux

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