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RAAF RECORD NOT FOUND
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Searching for 429820 Donald Bernard May KIA Over Germany 02 Feb 1945I receive this answer    No records match the search criteriaContinue

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Double dipping - previously available digital records now not there and asking you to pay for them to be digitised agin
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I just did a search so that I could pass on to my brother our fathers WW11 Army record. MAY FRANCIS EDMOND : Service Number - SX9487 : Date of Birth - 13 Mar 1919 : Place of Birth - ELLISTON SA :…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert May Jul 17.

 

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Robert May replied to Robert May's discussion RAAF RECORD NOT FOUND
"Andrew Thanks for the link and other assistance Bob"
Jul 17
Robert May replied to Robert May's discussion Double dipping - previously available digital records now not there and asking you to pay for them to be digitised agin
"Andrew I was misinformed about the previous location then. I can confirm though that the search was for MAY FRANCIS EDMOND : Service Number - SX9487 : Date of Birth - 13 Mar 1919 : Place of Birth - ELLISTON SA : Place of Enlistment - ADELAIDE…"
Jul 17
Andrew Cairns replied to Robert May's discussion Double dipping - previously available digital records now not there and asking you to pay for them to be digitised agin
"Hi Robert, Sorry, but I'm not sure what you mean about this record being at the AWM. The records in these series have never been at the AWM. They were transferred directly from Defence to NAA. They had never been digitised until we started…"
Jul 17
Andrew Cairns replied to Robert May's discussion RAAF RECORD NOT FOUND
"Hi Robert, There must be a problem with NameSearch in this case. For some reasons these records don't show up on NameSearch, even though we do have them. I'll look into this and see if we can fix the problem. In the meantime, you can find…"
Jul 17
Robert May replied to Robert May's discussion RAAF RECORD NOT FOUND
"I use the name search function with the branch of service and service number"
Jul 16
Robert May replied to Robert May's discussion Double dipping - previously available digital records now not there and asking you to pay for them to be digitised agin
"Andrew Yes it is that same person. He is my father. I am thinking that when I first copied this record it was at the AWM I use the name search function with the branch of service and service number"
Jul 16
Andrew Cairns replied to Robert May's discussion RAAF RECORD NOT FOUND
"Hi Robert, Not sure which exact search terms you were using, but we have 3 records about this serviceman. I found all three by searching for "429820 Donald Bernard May": Select Series no. Control symbol Item title Date range Digitised…"
Jul 16
Andrew Cairns replied to Robert May's discussion Double dipping - previously available digital records now not there and asking you to pay for them to be digitised agin
"Hi Robert, I've sent you a message about this file. Regards, Andrew Cairns NAA Staff"
Jul 16
Andrew Cairns replied to Robert May's discussion Double dipping - previously available digital records now not there and asking you to pay for them to be digitised agin
"Hi Robert, Good question. It would be very unusual for a digital copy of an item to be removed from RecordSearch, but it's not impossible. I'm investigating this and will get back to you when I learn more. Regards, Andrew Cairns NAA Staff"
Jul 12
Meredith Garth Bell replied to Robert May's discussion Double dipping - previously available digital records now not there and asking you to pay for them to be digitised agin
"I noticed this change after the files were transferred from AWM to NAA. I purchased nine files between 2002 and 2010, only to find now that none of them are available as digitised records. Very disappointing - to say the least."
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