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Family history expert Peter Calver told Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine that important records could be lost under data protection laws
The new collection includes over 13,000 records of army officers' widows' pension claims, dating from 1755 to 1908
Plus: TheGenealogist adds headstone and war memorial records; Archives and Records Association offers free membership to local groups
The IBCC celebrates the service and sacrifice of pilots and support staff of Royal Air Force Bomber Command
Plus: Ancestry adds New South Wales hospital and burial records; England and Wales electoral registers for 1920 go online; MyHeritage offers free DNA tests to adoptees
Jonathan Wright finds out about the new TV series recreating secret agent training from WW2, airing now on BBC Two
Over 6.7 million records of people living in England and Wales in 1920 can be searched on Findmypast with newly indexed electoral registers
Plus: Finding ancestors could be key to saving a 10-year-old boy; New Dordogne collection on FamilySearch; MyHeritage adds American newspapers and more
An American boy suffering from a rare disease could be saved by the bone marrow of an ancestor’s modern family
The military genealogy website now allows members to explore the 1851 and 1861 Worldwide Army Indexes
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