Talk:World Archives Project: U.S., Military Registers, Army (Part 1)
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I have an image that lists 4 different individuals twice, they are all listed first as Generals, with DOR. Later they are listed as Colonels, with earlier DOR. I would assume, as in other projects, that we only key them once and use the later date of promotion to General. Just want to make sure before continuing to key. Thanks
- A: I would list them all with the different DOR's. -- Wiedwoman 03:38, 4 July 2013 (UTC)
Q: Should "Ret" be keyed as a Suffix when it appears following a name?
- A: no -- Wiedwoman 14:06, 6 July 2013 (UTC)
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