Category Archives: Merchant Seamen

Exploring the British Newspaper Archives

In Search of Substantiating Evidence In Australia, we are extremely fortunate with the information available on our Birth, Death & Marriage Certificates and our free online Newpapers at Trove. After recently purchasing some Birth and Marriage Certificates from England, I … Continue reading

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British World War II Merchant Navy Campaign Medals.

Getting into Ship Shape at The National Archives, Kew. If you want to know if your relative’s campaign medals have been claimed there’s a lot of information to help here and on the online database of BT 395 which lists the medals awarded to … Continue reading

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