Merchant Seamen

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  1. Normandie

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    Anyone know of any free sites I can get records of Merchant seamen's records for WW1
     
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    Have a read of this National Archives Research Guide for Merchant Seamen.

    However, it does say that "it is very difficult to find information about an individual merchant seaman during the war as the registers that were kept to record service have not survived."

    Good luck! :)
     
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    Thank you, have found medal record there just trying to confirm I have the right person now.
     
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