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Possible WW1 record

Posted by Trish Schell on June 25, 2015 at 16:09 — 6 Comments

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Debra replied to Glenis Forbes's discussion North Ireland early settlers ship list
"Hi Glenis, Not all shipping records have survived, but those that have are indexed on the Public Records Office website: http://prov.vic.gov.au/research/ships-and-shipping Cheers, Debra"
18 hours ago
Glenis Forbes posted a discussion

North Ireland early settlers ship list

Trying to find the early settlers shipping arrival list from North Ireland 1850-1900 to Victoria,was able to find list with family name only 1900 onwards!See More
18 hours ago
Debra commented on Trish Schell's blog post Possible WW1 record
"Ernest died in 1980, here is his Will: http://stors.tas.gov.au/AD960-1-172-67212"
Trish Schell commented on Trish Schell's blog post Possible WW1 record
"Hi Debra Thank  you so much for this information. I have discovered a few pieces of mis-information on the My Heritage website including that my earthly status had expired and another that Arthur had died in Iowa USA. Can you by any chance tell…"
Debbie Lane posted a discussion

WW1 Description of person HOWELL, Robert. No 50984

Good morning,I have a great grandfather who was in WW1.  However, the description of him is not accurate according to the family.  It is his eye Colour.  His records state he had brown eyes.  This is impossible. He also was up on a charge for false information on his enlistment.  His son, my grandfather had blue green eyes as did my mother and myself.  Robert's wife had brown eyes. I guess I am trying to establish how accurate his eye colour was.  I am now wondering if my grandfather was his…See More
Cornelis Klaas Marinus Kruithof posted a discussion

Certificate Of Naturalization

My Certificate of naturalization as an Australian Citizen cannot be verified by the Taxation Office. I have always used it for proof of identity, and it has always been accepted on sight; when the number on the certificate was checked the record could not be found. How can I find it.NAA display Port of my disembarkation Sydney on 20 November 1950, I was the 15 years old, and moved with my parents to Canberra where I lived for the next 40 years.The naturalization certificate was signed on 13…See More
Debra commented on Trish Schell's blog post Possible WW1 record
"Hi Trish, He is not mentioned in either of these references: Mrs B. Thomas, 30 Herbert-street, Invermay, received word from the Base Records Office yesterday that her son, Private H.W. Thomas had made the supreme sacrifice in France (previously…"
Jun 28
maria lilla barrile panettieri replied to maria lilla barrile panettieri's discussion looking for anceasters
"death records in messina approx. 1957 / 1963 "
Jun 27
Trish Schell posted a blog post

Possible WW1 record

I have four (4) great uncles who served in WW1.  I can identify three (3) and have their records but I'm unable to trace the fourth.  Arthur Frederick Blanchard THOMAS (dob 15.02.1887) was the eldest of these four brothers who all enlisted in Tasmania in 1914.  As far as I know he was still living at that time.I would be grateful for any assistance.See More
Jun 26
neil campbell posted a discussion

How to search for my brother Charles Campbell

My name is neil and I'm searching for my brother Charles Campbell who left Britain in 1972 and went to Australia. He is a stocks man and we know he worked and finally got his citizen papers. just at a loss as to where to start. His nick name was chic.I am not fully computer literate so easy moves to begin with would be appreciated.See More
Jun 25
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Jun 23
Carmel Matheson replied to Carmel Matheson's discussion Digital records wont display
"Not sure how but when I click on this link in my query it opens, I will see if I can open it from the record search "
Jun 22
Carmel Matheson posted a discussion

Digital records wont display

I recently purchased my Fathers Records and was sent a digital link as well - however I cannot get either the PDF or the digital record to display - This is the fault that is displayed..http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Gallery151/dist/JGalleryViewer.aspx?B=6063004&S=16&N=16and these are his details..FRASER JOHN WILLIAM : Service Number - VX85678 :…See More
Jun 22
Maureen French replied to Maureen French's discussion Survivors of M V Tarifa, torpedoed 7th March 1944
"Hi Debra, The new link is fine. I really appreciate this, Maureen"
Jun 22
Andrea Toth posted a discussion

Searching for my aunt

Hello, My mother's brother , a Hungarian young man immigrated to Australia in 1950 by ship..Just after his arrival he sent a letter home ,but since that time we haven't heard about him. I found him in the immigration list of arrivals. Is there anybody who has any idea,how can I find his traces or death records ? I suppose,he died ).I live in Budapest,so it's a bit difficult for me.....Thank you. Regards  Andrea TothSee More
Jun 22
Debra replied to Maureen French's discussion Survivors of M V Tarifa, torpedoed 7th March 1944
"It is working OK for me, but I have archived the URL here so see if that works for you: https://archive.is/K6Ehb Cheers, Debra"
Jun 21
Maureen French replied to Maureen French's discussion Survivors of M V Tarifa, torpedoed 7th March 1944
"Hi Debra,  Found good info, but the BBC one has an error 404, I have written to BBC, but dont know how long they will take to reply. Any chance you saved this info ? thanks again, Maureen"
Jun 21
Ian Webber replied to Grant Wilson's discussion WW2 Medals
"Giday Grant. I read your message and somehow intentionally deleted it. Can you resend to sonofaweb@hotmail.com and 'll send the images. I had a read of the explanation sheet sent with dad's medals which shows a maximum 7 medals awarded by…"
Jun 20
Ian Webber replied to Ian Webber's discussion German Internees In Holsworthy In WW1
"Hello Debra. Your very kind to give me this information. I've had a look at it briefly and bookmarked the pages to return to later. Thank you for taking the trouble to help me. Ian."
Jun 19
Maureen French replied to Maureen French's discussion Survivors of M V Tarifa, torpedoed 7th March 1944
"Thanks Deb, We will have a look"
Jun 19

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