What happens to logged time on a deleted issue?

I unintentionally deleted rather than closed a story.  The story had time tracked to it.  I am trying to determine if the "tracked time" has any record or history in the system without the issue itself?

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Joe Pitt Community Champion May 30, 2017

When the issue is deleted all reference to it is deleted. I STRONGLY suggest you not delete issues. The forum is full of questions trying to get deleted issues back or related info. I use a resolution of Deleted set by a post function on a transition that can only be executed by the project lead and a required field for the reason why to status closed. 

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Great advice.   Sadly too late in this case though.  Thanks for the response!

Joe Pitt Community Champion May 30, 2017

Yes, most of the time it is too late. I came from an envirionment where you never deleted any system of record because it was the system of record. Since JIRA doesn't reuse numbers there would be a gap and eventually someone would look at a report and ask about the missing issue. 

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