World Archives Project: UK, De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour, 1914-1924

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About this project This data collection contains biographies of over 26,000 casualties of the Great War. Casualties include men (both officers and ranks) from the British Army, Navy, and Air Force. 7,000 of the biographies include photographs.

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Roll of Honour

Roll of Honour

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Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Name will appear in bold lettering at the beginning of a biography. Name will be in [surname-given] format.
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Surname

Key the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Name will appear in bold lettering at the beginning of a biography. Name will be in [surname-given] format.
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Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering periods. Name will appear in bold lettering at the beginning of a biography. Name will be in [surname-given] format.
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Rank

Key the Rank as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Rank will appear following name.
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Regimental Number

Key the regimental number as seen on the record. Regimental number may be found after the rank and will be followed by the keyword "No."
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Regiment

Key the regiment as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Regiment may be found following the rank and regimental number.
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Father Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the father of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering periods. Father name may be found by looking for keywords such as "s. of".
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Father Surname

Key the surname of the father of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Father name may be found by looking for keywords such as "s. of".
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Spouse Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the spouse of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering periods. Spouse name may be found near the keywords "by his wife".
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Spouse Surname

Key the surname of the spouse of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Spouse name may be found near the keywords "by his wife".
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Birth Place

Key the birth place as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Separate any geographical locations with a comma. Ex: All Saints, Southampton. Birth place may be found near the keywords "born" or "b."
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Birth Day

Key the day from the birth date as seen on the record. Birth date may be found near the keywords "born" or "b." and will be in [day-month-year] format.
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Birth Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the birth date using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the month appears as a number, key as seen. Birth date may be found near the keywords "born" or "b." and will be in [day-month-year] format.
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Birth Year

Key the year from the birth date as seen on the record. Birth date may be found near the keywords "born" or "b." and will be in [day-month-year] format.
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Enlistment Place

Key the enlistment place as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Separate any geographical locations with a comma. Ex: All Saints, Southampton. Enlistment place may be found near the keyword "enlisted".
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Enlistment Day

Key the day from the enlistment date as seen on the record. Enlistment date may be found near the keyword "enlisted" and will be in [day-month-year] format.
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Enlistment Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the enlistment date using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the month appears as a number, key as seen. Enlistment date may be found near the keyword "enlisted" and will be in [day-month-year] format.
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Enlistment Year

Key the year from the enlistment date as seen on the record. Enlistment date may be found near the keyword "enlisted" and will be in [day-month-year] format.
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Death Place

Key the death place as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Separate any geographical locations with a comma. Ex: All Saints, Southampton. Death place may be found near the keyword "death". If the keyword "death" does not appear, you may find the death place by context within the biography.
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Death Day

Key the day from the death date as seen on the record. Death date may be found near the keyword "death". If the keyword "death" does not appear, you may find the death date by context within the biography. Death date will be in [day-month-year] format.
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Death Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the death date using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the month appears as a number, key as seen. Death date may be found near the keyword "death". If the keyword "death" does not appear, you may find the death date by context within the biography. Death date will be in [day-month-year] format.
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Death Year

Key the year from the death date as seen on the record. Death date may be found near the keyword "death". If the keyword "death" does not appear, you may find the death date by context within the biography. Death date will be in [day-month-year] format.
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Marriage Place

Key the marriage place as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Separate any geographical locations with a comma. Ex: All Saints, Southampton. Marriage place may be found near the key words "m. at", "married" or "marriage".
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Marriage Day

Key the day from the marriage date as seen on the record. Marriage date may be found near the key words "m. at", "married" or "marriage". Marriage date will be in [day-month-year] format.
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Marriage Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the marriage date using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the month appears as a number, key as seen. Marriage date may be found near the key words "m. at", "married" or "marriage". Marriage date will be in [day-month-year] format.
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Marriage Year

Key the year from the marriage date as seen on the record. Marriage date may be found near the key words "m. at", "married" or "marriage". Marriage date will be in [day-month-year] format.
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Mother Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the mother of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering periods. If mother name appears, it should follow the father name or key words such as "s. of".Be carful not to confuse mother name with the spouse name of the soilder.
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Mother Surname

Key the surname of the mother of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. If mother name appears, it should follow the father name or key words such as "s. of".Be carful not to confuse mother name with the spouse name of the soilder.
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