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Wallace Turnor Hanlon WW2

Posted by Peter Wallace Hanlon on November 24, 2014 at 17:46 — 1 Comment

Steven & Frances (nee Franelich) Copenech

Posted by Colleen Elliott on November 24, 2014 at 8:41 — 1 Comment

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William McBride

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David Asquith replied to David Asquith's discussion HMAT Argyllshire A8 1915
"thanks Patrick. This provided the information I was looking for. Your help was most appreciated. I have also contacted AWM."
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Cherilyn commented on DEREK GLADDEN's blog post Lost Contact.CAVE Family
"Hi Derek This might be Ethel's death notice indicating she died in the UK? From Ryerson Index (states she used to live in SA) CAVE Ethel Death notice 29JUN2006 Death at Suffolk England, formerly of Ingle Farm Adelaide…"
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Jennifer Hutton posted a discussion

Vlasov, Aleksije born 1903 in Russia

Doing research on long lost grandfather who immigrated to Australia around 1947 / 1948. Not sure but either from Germany or Serbia. Lost his brother in Bosnia before coming to Australia. More precise birth date May 26, 1903 perhaps from haborovski, Russia, any leads would be greatly appreciated.
Patrick Wicks replied to David Asquith's discussion HMAT Argyllshire A8 1915
"Did you find the E Whettam Diary on the Mitchell website?. This soldier from the Light Horse Brigade gives a daily description of the Argyllshire voyage to Suez on the dates you mentioned. Also try Trove, "letters from the front,…"
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sarfarnaa commented on Anne Speedie's blog post William McBride
"You might want to try the Passenger Arrivals Index - http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/Scripts/PassengerSearch.asp or else you can also send us a request using an Online form - http://naa.gov.au/collection/askquestion/"
sarfarnaa replied to Anthony Berry's discussion boer war
"Some Boer War records are found on http://discoveringanzacs.naa.gov.au/ - select Advanced Search and try finding their names for Profiles.   You may also want to try NSW State Records.  "
sarfarnaa commented on Peter Wallace Hanlon's blog post Wallace Turnor Hanlon WW2
"Hello, you can find Wallace Turnor Hanlon, by going to recordsearch.naa.gov.au > NameSearch then type "Hanlon" and select WWII from the drop down list. 200 odd results, if you select "Refine" and then add "Wallace"…"
Peter Wallace Hanlon posted a blog post

Wallace Turnor Hanlon WW2

Looking for WW2 activities for Wallace Turner Hanlon  See More
Elizabeth Allen commented on Colleen Elliott's blog post Steven & Frances (nee Franelich) Copenech
"Colleen,  There is a photo of a Friedrich COPENECH on this site if you havnt already seen it www.naa.gov.au - go into record search & put in the surname and then click on view digital image I am assuming this is  your…"
Colleen Elliott posted a blog post

Steven & Frances (nee Franelich) Copenech

Could someone advise on the origin of this surname. I believe it is of Croatian, German origin. My g'grandfather Friedrich Copenech (son)is said to have been born in Fiume around 1860 and came to Australia around the mid 1880's. All I have is reference to his time (1914....) in an enemy alien camp in Liverpool, NSW. How can I access more information about this time served. I believe he worked on the Sydney wharves before his internment. Also, how to I find reference to those who came to…See More
Colleen Elliott replied to Margaret Cliffe's discussion German Internees during WW1
"Hello Margaret, My g'grandfather was also interned as an enemy alien in 1914, at the Liverpool camp in NSW. I had nothing at all relating to him until I registered with Trove. I selected Online & Newspapers and then entered his name, and…"
Elizabeth Allen replied to Patrick Wicks's discussion Medal WW1
"Patrick,  If you contact the Australian War memorial they may have the answer to your query www.awm.gov.au Elizabeth"
Nov 22
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Nov 22
Patrick Wicks posted a discussion

Medal WW1

Regards the 1914-1915 Gallipoli Star.I have read all the criteria on how to be eligible for the award, and it says the person must have served in a "theatre of war" between August 1914 to 31 December 1915.My question is, if a soldier was sent from Sydney to Cairo with the AIF for training, arriving in October 1915, then going on to serve in France in March 1916, is he eligible for the award?Hoping someone can assist.See More
Nov 21
David Asquith posted a discussion

HMAT Argyllshire A8 1915

I am attempting to trace the basic history of the voyage of HMAT Argyllshire A8 that departed Sydney on 30th Sept 1915. I would like to be able to do this online (and live in Melbourne) because  I am only interested in the basic details - ie if it was in a convoy, how long this trip took, where and when the troops alighted (3rd Battalion 9th Reinforcements in particular), if the the ship was delayed why this happened and also perhaps any other items of interest.See More
Nov 18
Sydney Ness replied to Sydney Ness's discussion Embarkation Records
"Hello Debra,     Thank you Debra.  Yes that is the one I have been looking for.                   Much  appreciated.    Sydney"
Nov 16
Debra replied to Sydney Ness's discussion Embarkation Records
"Hi Sydney, Perhaps it was was the AIF Project here? https://www.aif.adfa.edu.au/search Their results page has the rising sun at the top. Cheers, Debra"
Nov 15
Sydney Ness replied to Sydney Ness's discussion Embarkation Records
"Hello Debra., Thank you very much for the information that you provided to my query, however I still have not been able to get full details that I was able to get for my Father & his 2 Brothers. The page that I printed for my Father & his…"
Nov 15

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