Help transcribe various names from the Metropolitan Police Force's newspaper - the Police Gazette.
These are the Lists of Deserters and Absentees from the Armed Forces, and also Lists of men no longer considered to be Deserters or Absentees.
The text is a printed newspaper, but formats will vary for different lists. Please be aware that some pages can contain a lot of text to transcribe. Please only enter required data, and not insert additional data into incorrect columns.
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The newspaper date as given at the top of the page e.g. Tuesday, January 8, 1901. Any other dates are not required.
The sub-categories under the 'Deserters and Absentees....' heading e.g. 'From His Majesty's Service', or 'Discharged for Misconduct', 'Army Reserve' etc. For 'Men Reported as DESERTERS OR ABSENTEES who have REJOINED or who for any other reason, are NOT to be Apprehended' please enter Men Not to be Apprehended
Given in the 1st column of data under the sub-category heading
Arranged in alphabetical order in the 2nd column of data, please extract the Surname from the Name column
Arranged in alphabetical order in the 2nd column of data, please extract the Forename from the Name column
Any alias name given
When given, please enter exactly as shown - leave blank if no number is given
When given - either Army regiment, Royal Marines division or Admiralty ship name - please enter exactly as shown - leave blank if no regiment is given
When given, please enter fractions as 1/2, 1/4, 3/4 - examples are 18 1/4, 20 1/4, etc. Leave blank if no age is give
When given under 'Parish and County in which Born' - leave blank if no data is given. If an asterisk * is given, this indicates there is extra text that has been unable to fit into the allocated space, and should continue further along the row - please add the extra text but not the *.
Select Unreadable Image if the text is completely indecipherable from the image.
Select No Data if the image does not have the type of information indexed in this project.