The 1939 Register

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41 million lives recorded in one day at the outbreak of World War II

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Robin Hall 1939 Register Testimonial

I have spent years trying to find the birth record of my paternal grandfather... Now in one attempt I found him on the 1939 Register and... 10 years after I started I can begin tracking down his family knowing I have the right line to follow. - Robin Hall, Northamptonshire

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