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Can you help decipher this handwriting please? 6 months 3 weeks ago #62578

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I had noticed that but he is the only chap with that permutation of names that fits the bill. My ha'penny's worth - it is him and his age on enlistment was properly over estimated as was his age at death, vastly underestimated. You will probably find that his real age in 1879 was about 17.

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Can you help decipher this handwriting please? 6 months 3 weeks ago #62579

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That does make sense. I am presuming the ages stated are correct and this is often not the case. There can't be too many men called Essex Percival Austin either!
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Can you help decipher this handwriting please? 1 month 2 weeks ago #65106

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This is from a GFC attestation. Any suggestions?

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Can you help decipher this handwriting please? 1 month 2 weeks ago #65108

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MASON
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Can you help decipher this handwriting please? 1 month 2 weeks ago #65109

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Looks feasible. I would not have identified that. Many thanks, Rory.
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Can you help decipher this handwriting please? 1 month 1 week ago #65310

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I'm on the final stretch for Wepener attestation papers but they are still proving challenging at times. Here is today's poser:



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