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War dead of the Commonwealth and Empire,1939-1945

War dead of the Commonwealth and Empire,1939-1945

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Published by Commonwealth War Graves Commission in Maidenhead .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsGreat Britain. Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
The Physical Object
Pagination8 v (in 1)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22403294M

Although the German and Japanese questionnaires differ in appearance and format, the information they might provide is similar. Burges Ministry of War Transport Mr. The lists were probably originally sent to the Casualty PW Branch of the Directorate of Prisoners of War in London, and also form the basis of the books cited below. Before South Africa became a republic in South African military personnel were involved outside the borders of the country in the First World War, the Second World War and a relatively small contingent provided assistance to the United Nations in the operational area of North Korea. The reference library contains many medal rolls other than those listed below, which are cited as having particular bearing on South African genealogical research.

Internally, long-distance road and railroad connections facilitated the British war effort. Researchers should note that these reports mostly relate to the European, Mediterranean or North Africa theatres of war. The transferred records consist of three principal series: the individual Claims Folders, serially numbered with gaps for overhelpers; the numbered and unnumbered Correspondence Files of the Allied Screening Commission; and the Routing Slips of Paying and Investigating Officers of the Commission. Wiki-Ed talk2 September UTC It's important for the purposes of writing an encyclopaedia to distinguish what term was used historically and what term is generally accepted nowadays and appears in reliable sources about the period in question. The records at Torgau will be of particular interest since, if anywhere, the records of those captured while on special employment will be there.

Because there is an official name that is equally understood and recognisable, i. The article already concerns the whole, heterogeneous entity UK, Dominions, Indian Empire, Crown Colonies, dependencies etc in —45; I don't see a push to change that. And I note that said gentleman was himself quite content to publish a book entitled "Constitutional Laws of the British Empire" inthe title of which he did not revise until Particularly since you have not heard the reactions of any other users to your comment.


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War dead of the Commonwealth and Empire,1939-1945 book

If this were done, it would be possible to Wikilink "Singapore strategy" in other Wikipedia articles to come to this article and find out just what "Singapore strategy" means. It can give details of the escape method and allied personnel who assisted in an escape.

Medal rolls can give information on British and Colonial troops who received campaign or gallantry medals in South Africa or abroad.

Fall of Singapore 1942

Experience shows that, though neither is easy, it is less difficult to maintain a British establishment already in possession than to persuade Soviet Authorities to admit one afterwards.

The lists were probably originally sent to the Casualty PW Branch of the Directorate of Prisoners of War in London, and also form the basis of the books cited below. If I recall correctly this page was started because of a disagreement between myself and Redhat the editor who created the page over the amount of WW2 military content in the British Empire article.

I'm reluctant to turn to Google as User:Ykraps has done, but I acknowledge it reveals a trend. Copies of service records can be acquired if application is made in writing. At Appendix C is a provisional draft War Establishment for which, as it may be agreed at the meeting, approval should, it is suggested, be promptly sought from the War Establishment Committee.

Some large camps had both a camp leader and a 'man of confidence' or several in the biggest camps who was junior to him and handled any day-to-day negotiations with the Germans regarding, for example, camp routine, work schedules and diet.

To some extent this overlapped with Appendix A and where the distinction was negligible they may even have been merged into one. The registers give minimal information about each prisoner and were apparently compiled for the Japanese camp administration, although the majority of the information is in English.

The second is Ref. If we are generalising - as we have to - then it is better to say "British Empire" for this period to cover all the variations, partly because most of the constituent modern countries were part of the Empire, not the Commonwealth, and partly because that is how it was seen from outside.

Records Captured in Germany I have been asked by P. Contact details:. There were indeed Commonwealth Realms from when the Statute of Westminster granted legislative independence to the Dominions, but this is needlessly complicated for high-level articles.

Easily the common name too. I also find it "exceptional" when you claim that the British Empire was not the official name of the thing before and, in almost your next breath insist that "the King" continued to use 'empire' and 'imperial' The new recruits were almost always volunteers, usually provided in close cooperation with local tribal leaders.

Although individuals are rarely mentioned by name, a speculative search of files in these record series may still prove fruitful. Take a note of the number on the top left of the card and this will determine which file to order. British Empire Gamesits use in relation to other things during —49 is misleading, controversial and arrogant.

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Gould and K. Whatever term is used, in law the difference between Commonwealth and Empire did not really strike home until the various realms including Britain changed their citizenship criteria so that the right to abode anywhere in the Commonwealth was removed.

To this day a large Indian element blames Churchill for the Bengal famine of The Statute of Westminster on 11 December meant that the Dominions were no longer ruled from the British Parliament, and were independent kingdoms with a direct relationship with the Queen in their own right.

The Museum's reference library has a very comprehensive collection of regimental histories, both British and South African. Wikipedia's rules regarding 'readability and accuracy apply equally to all articles. The staffs at Saalfield and Meiningen were also captured and, under Allied supervision, are at the latter place continuing with their work which is greatly in arrears.

Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies immediately joined the British declaration on 3 September, believing that it applied to all subjects of the Empire and Commonwealth.be obtained from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, which can also supply some military and personal details.

The Imperial War An index to some 65, RAF war dead (killed outside the UK ) is held by the Family Records Centre, which also contains Naval and Air Forces of Great Britain and the Empire, (J B Hayward.

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The war dead of the British Empire The war dead in cemeteries in the following countries are covered: Algeria, Morocco, Libya, Belgium, Burma, Ceylon and the Maldive Islands, Hong Kong, Malaya and China, Singapore and Thailand, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, India and Pakistan, Italy, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Tunisia.