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From: Brad Rogers <>
Subject: Re: [DEV] DOB discrepancies
Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2006 11:11:33 +0100
On Thu, 27 Jul 2006 02:15:45 -0700 (PDT)
Teresa Lang <> wrote:
> the person I want but I am a bit confused as to why the birth dates
> are different. Does anyone have any ideas? Is it something to be
Usually, when DoB doesn't match under such circumstances, it's to make
the person appear older, not younger. The reason being the chap trying
to enlist was under-aged, so had to lie.
> concerned about (in that, have I somehow got the wrong naval record?)
That's a possibility, but you'd need other coordinates to prove it one
way or the other.
> or was it a common occurrence?! Thanks for any help. Best wishes from
Hopefully, it can be put down to either; faulty memory of your
ancestor in recalling their DoB or, a transcription error somewhere
along the line.
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