UK—WWI Service Records, Form Identification [Part 29]


Record Fields and Indexing Instructions

Image Type

Image Type

Click in the Image Type field, and then click on the option from the list that best describes the image.

If the image is normal and has information to be indexed, select Normal. Then press Tab or Enter.

All images in this batch should have the image type of Normal.

Record Type

Project Cheat Sheet

Record Type

This project includes eleven record types: Attestation, Casualty, Certificate of Identity, Death, Disability, Discharge, Enlistment, Medical, Record of Service, Transfer,and Other.

To select the record type:

  1. Click in the Record Type field to see the down arrow.
  2. Click the down arrow at the right side of the field to display the options.
  3. Click the correct record type.

Look at the title of the form or document to help you locate the record type. Try to train your eyes to look for the following words in the title of the form; Attestation, Casaulty, Certificate of Identity, Death, Disability, Discharge, Enlistment, Medical, Record of Service, and Transfer. All other documents will be marked with a record type of Other.   

The Other record type will include; letters, telegrams, miscellaneous documents and notes, title boards, targets, and other images that are usually marked as No Extractable Data Image.