Transcribe war memorials from our sister UKIndexer photographing project. Preserve these vital records for future generations.
Images are photos taken outside of weathered memorials or inside buildings on brass plaques or behind glass for example, and as such the names can be difficult to read due to lighting or glare issues.
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Select if this photo has been taken to show an overview of the area. e.g. notice boards, signs, photos of the church or large areas
Brief description of what the photo shows e.g. “Church notice board”
Enter the full inscription leaving the space entered for any names with square brackets [ ] if inscription then continues after the names.
If no inscription given bypass this header and continue with Step 3: Data and the transcription - the inscription may be in the following images, or there may be none at all.
Enter any title such as Lord, Sir, The Honourable, Mrs etc
Enter the forename or initials
Enter the surname as it appears on the image.
For conditions such as Junior, Senior etc.
Only enter the date of the War if given on the Memorial - for example 1914-1918, or 1939-1945, or 1917. Leave blank if no year is present.
Enter the Regiment exactly as written, if given, on the memorial
Enter as given
Enter all medals or honours such as D.F.C., M.C., O.B.E., V.C.
Not often given on a Memorial, please enter exactly as given if present
Specific date of death rarely given on a Memorial, however - if present this can be entered exactly as written
Example: 'August 21st, 1916'
Only enter if given per individual on the Memorial
Example: 'Guillemont, France'
For any other details mentioned, such as: age, place of birth, previous employment, etc
Example: 'Killed in action when leading D company in the attack, Aged 22'
Select Unreadable Image if the image is completely unreadable.