User:Phantomsteve/user-box/ww1-in-memoriam

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This user lost a member of their family in the First World War.







Overview[edit]

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Victory medal (UK) ribbon.png
This user lost a member of their family in the First World War.

In Memory of: _regnum_ _rank_ _name_ (_regiment_) , killed _dateofdeath_

at _battle_








This user box is expected to be used by those interested in Genealogy and Family history.

On the right-hand side of the user box are the ribbons for (top) the British War Medal and (bottom) the Victory Medal.

The text will always include the words

This user lost a member of their family in the First World War..

If any of the variables are used, the text below this will read:

In Memory of: regiment-number rank name (regiment) [, killed date-of-death at battle]

Please note that for 'In Memory of:' to appear, the variable name must be non-blank. For ', killed' to appear, the variable killed must be non-blank.

All the variables are optional.

No checks are made on the variables other than their existance.

Syntax[edit]

Syntax:

{{User:Phantomsteve/user-box/ww1-in-memoriam|variable-1...|variable-n}}

Variables

Name Details
reg-num Soldier's regimental number
rank Soldier's rank
name Soldier's name
regiment Soldier's regiment
killed non-blank( if date of death and/or battle are to be listed,
in which case ", killed " will be added to the output)
date-of-death Soldier's date of death
battle Battle soldier died in

Examples[edit]

Example Coding Notes
CORRECT USE
BWMRibbon.png
Victory medal (UK) ribbon.png
This user lost a member of their family in the First World War.


{{User:Phantomsteve/user-box/ww1-in-memoriam}} No variables used.
BWMRibbon.png
Victory medal (UK) ribbon.png
This user lost a member of their family in the First World War.

In Memory of: 1234 Private Frederick J. Bloggs (The Phantom Regiment (6th Bn)) , killed 16th July 1916

at The Battle of the Somme


{{User:Phantomsteve/user-box/ww1-in-memoriam|reg-num=1234|rank=Private|name=Frederick J. Bloggs|regiment=The Phantom Regiment (6th Bn)|killed=true|date-of-death=16th July 1916|battle=The Battle of the Somme}} All fields used
BWMRibbon.png
Victory medal (UK) ribbon.png
This user lost a member of their family in the First World War.

In Memory of: PO/5678 Lance-Corporal James F. Bloggs (The Royal Marine Light Infantry) , killed

at The Battle of Coronel


{{User:Phantomsteve/user-box/ww1-in-memoriam|reg-num=PO/5678|rank=Lance-Corporal|name=James F. Bloggs|regiment=The Royal Marine Light Infantry|killed=true|battle=The Battle of Coronel}} All fields used except date-of-death
BWMRibbon.png
Victory medal (UK) ribbon.png
This user lost a member of their family in the First World War.

In Memory of:


John E. Beegud (The Royal Marine Artillery) , killed

at The Battle of Coronel


{{User:Phantomsteve/user-box/ww1-in-memoriam|name=John E. Beegud|regiment=The Royal Marine Artillery|killed=true|battle=The Battle of Coronel}} All fields used except reg-num, rank and date-of-death
INCORRECT USE
BWMRibbon.png
Victory medal (UK) ribbon.png
This user lost a member of their family in the First World War.

In Memory of: 1234 Private Frederick J. Bloggs (The Phantom Regiment (6th Bn))

, killed


{{User:Phantomsteve/user-box/ww1-in-memoriam|reg-num=1234|rank=Private|name=Frederick J. Bloggs|regiment=The Phantom Regiment (6th Bn)|killed=true}} All fields used except date-of-death and battle, killed=true left in - this will produce incorrect output
BWMRibbon.png
Victory medal (UK) ribbon.png
This user lost a member of their family in the First World War.

In Memory of: 1234 Private Frederick J. Bloggs (The Phantom Regiment (6th Bn))

16th July 1916

at The Battle of the Somme


{{User:Phantomsteve/user-box/ww1-in-memoriam|reg-num=1234|rank=Private|name=Frederick J. Bloggs|regiment=The Phantom Regiment (6th Bn)|date-of-death=16th July 1916|battle=The Battle of the Somme}} All fields used, but "killed=true" missed out!