Just one word.....

Discussion in 'Ask The Experts' started by Sis, Aug 16, 2019 at 5:17 AM.

  1. Sis

    Sis Rootles out resources!

    Offline
    Messages:
    3,597
    Likes Received:
    13,813
    Location:
    Beckenham, Western Australia
    Can anyone make out the very last word please?
    British Army Service record snip.jpg
     
  2. Ma-dotcom

    Ma-dotcom A Bonza Little Digger!

    Offline
    Messages:
    6,094
    Likes Received:
    15,506
    Location:
    South Australia
    It's a beaut- last bit appears as ….shins, but what is that doozy of a first letter?
     
    Sis likes this.
  3. Daft Bat

    Daft Bat Administrator. Chief cook & bottle washer! Staff Member

    Offline
    Messages:
    4,803
    Likes Received:
    18,552
    Location:
    Northamptonshire, England.
    I thought that it ended in ....aines. It also looks like a double 's' in the middle as 'fs' with the first letter being an 'M' but it makes no sense... o_O
     
    Sis and Ma-dotcom like this.
  4. Archie's Mum

    Archie's Mum Always digging up clues

    Offline
    Messages:
    6,993
    Likes Received:
    25,554
    Location:
    Orange, NSW Australia. The Colour City.
    I think it’s an m. But after that, I have no clue. I’ve been waiting for a suggestion so I could agree or not. ;)
     
    Sis and Ma-dotcom like this.
  5. kernowmaid

    kernowmaid Well-Known Member

    Offline
    Messages:
    450
    Likes Received:
    1,804
    Location:
    St Austell, Cornwall
    Necessaries?
    (ie "Tried ... for Desertion and making away with Necessaries")

    Every desertion report I've read always has a list of what was missing from the soldier's "issue" - which included clothing.

    Jane
     
    Sis, Bay Horse, Libby and 4 others like this.
  6. Ma-dotcom

    Ma-dotcom A Bonza Little Digger!

    Offline
    Messages:
    6,094
    Likes Received:
    15,506
    Location:
    South Australia
    Good one Jane that would so fit.
     
    Sis and Archie's Mum like this.
  7. Archie's Mum

    Archie's Mum Always digging up clues

    Offline
    Messages:
    6,993
    Likes Received:
    25,554
    Location:
    Orange, NSW Australia. The Colour City.
    Well done, agree.
     
  8. Chimp

    Chimp Moderator & Cheeky Human IMP Staff Member

    Offline
    Messages:
    5,459
    Likes Received:
    15,442
    Location:
    Knighton, Powys, Wales
    I see "Necessaries" now too.... although, if someone comes up with another word I'll probably see that too :oops:

    Necessaries
     
    Findem, Sis, Half Hour and 3 others like this.
  9. Daft Bat

    Daft Bat Administrator. Chief cook & bottle washer! Staff Member

    Offline
    Messages:
    4,803
    Likes Received:
    18,552
    Location:
    Northamptonshire, England.
    Excellent! :D
     
    Ma-dotcom likes this.
  10. kernowmaid

    kernowmaid Well-Known Member

    Offline
    Messages:
    450
    Likes Received:
    1,804
    Location:
    St Austell, Cornwall
  11. Bay Horse

    Bay Horse Can be a bit of a dark horse

    Offline
    Messages:
    1,687
    Likes Received:
    10,398
    Location:
    North-west England
    Google brings up a number of results for 'making away with necessaries' in the military sense.

    Nice one, Jane - I would never have got that.
     
    Sis and Ma-dotcom like this.
  12. Sis

    Sis Rootles out resources!

    Offline
    Messages:
    3,597
    Likes Received:
    13,813
    Location:
    Beckenham, Western Australia
    Well done Jane! I too would never have got that! Thank you very much everyone.
     
    Bay Horse, Half Hour and Daft Bat like this.

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice