"I don't know the website, but I gather that they list both missing medals and medals that are e.g. put up for sale. In this case I don't think that currently anyone is listed as looking for these medals.
"Service number is confirmed here:
Commonwealth 1914-1918 British War Medal named to 56906 to Pte J.W. HARPER Royal Army Medical Corps.
British War Medal Service No: 56906 Unit No: Royal Army Medical Corps Corps/Service: Medical Corps…"
"Sorry, I misunderstood and thought it was just mum and kids. To at least determine that it could be passport number, does the number format at least resemble your dad's passport number? If yes, I suppose immigration could have made a mistake…"
"I assume that the kids did not have their own travel documents, but were listed on Mum's passport.
This seemed to be fairly common in the olden days, but I believe that nowadays this isn't always allowed anymore."
"I've just had a look at the 1957 outward UK passenger list for the above family. They were orginally from Egypt and dad was listed as a motor mechanic .. (and mum's first initial was an "X"). "L" and "A" were…"
"PS re the electoral rolls listings for e.g.:
1977 - city, Melbourne North, Victoria, Australia.1980 - city, Wills, Victoria, Australia
In these electoral rolls "city" is the actual suburb or place name (will be exposed when logging in to…"
I assume that you are referring to the "Passenger arrivals index, 1898 - 1966". The other day I discovered that it contains way more indexed records from later years as well. After testing, there appear to be indexes for…"