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Elizabeth Allen replied to Janine Perkin's discussion Finding full WWI service records
"Janine,  If you can list hims name someone may be able to find something for you Elizabeth"
5 hours ago
Grace O'Sullivan posted a discussion

Confussed...

Very new to family research. Trying to find info on my grandmother that arrived from Malta to Freemantle W.A. in or around 1957.  I know these documents exist as I have check it out on Ancestry.com. Why do I have to pay them quite a high subscription fee. And why cant I find out the same information. on this site, for FREE. ???See More
9 hours ago
Anthony Price posted a blog post

East Coast Passenger Lists during WWII

Are there no records available for ship passengers arriving from USA/Canada to Melbourne (not via Fremantle) during the war years?See More
10 hours ago
Janine Perkin posted a discussion

Finding full WWI service records

I am having problems finding the full service record of my father-in-law.  He was born in England and enlisted WWI in Australia.  He was discharged back to England when the war ended.  I have found bits and pieces but none of them have a simple list of where he served and when.  See More
15 hours ago
Elizabeth Allen replied to hinton's discussion displaced persons
"Hinton,  If you put the name KAAS into Record Search on this National Archives site  there are a couple of listings for Karl   http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/SearchScreens/BasicSearch.aspx   He is not…"
yesterday
hinton posted a discussion

displaced persons

hi allhow do I go about following up on a displaced person my father-in-law to be precious. my husbandand I now know that he is/or was in 2007 in Australia, we were told different.Details: Karl Herbert KAASwas working on the snowy mountains scheme, working in Dalby Qld, then butter factory still in Qldaround 1955-56.  Where do we go from here please?? I have thought of citizenship but cannot findany records there. Also thought of BDM but not sure which state.   Help!!!R HintonSee More
yesterday
jacqueline ann Kilbourne commented on jacqueline ann Kilbourne's blog post Where do I search for records of someone who arrived in Aust. in 1947.
"Speedy reply, Debra, thank you very much. this is all really important to me. Today I also received from the Register of Births in Scotland a copy of Michael McLaren's birth certificate. He was born at 644 Dumbarton Rd., Dalmuir, Scotland…"
Friday
Debra commented on jacqueline ann Kilbourne's blog post Where do I search for records of someone who arrived in Aust. in 1947.
"Hi Jacqueline, From the UK outbound manifest, Michael was contracted to land at Sydney and there is this marriage in 1951: #9026 1951 MCLAREN, MICHAEL BARNETT, ELSIE MAY Registered at SYDNEY This was a third marriage for Elsie.  She was…"
Friday
Debra commented on jacqueline ann Kilbourne's blog post Where do I search for records of someone who arrived in Aust. in 1947.
"Hi Jacqueline, Any records for Michael will be at the National Archives.  If you cannot visit in person then you can submit a request form and they will give you a quote for the copying of anything they find.  The form is here…"
Friday
jacqueline ann Kilbourne and Roseanne Harrison are now friends
Thursday
jacqueline ann Kilbourne left a comment for Roseanne Harrison
"Thank you for your reply. Yes I have an international subscription to Ancestry - that is where I found the info re Passenger lists. But have found no trace of Michael McLaren on any of their other pages. there were references to several Michael…"
Thursday
Roseanne Harrison commented on jacqueline ann Kilbourne's blog post Where do I search for records of someone who arrived in Aust. in 1947.
"Do you use Ancestry.Com at all?"
Thursday
Andrew Hayward Bullard posted a discussion

Marianne Rowena Dalby

I wonder if anyone out there can shed some information on a very dear friend that may help me to trace herMarianne Rowena Dalby, was born 11th Feb 1950 and lived in Harrogate Yorkshire. She worked as qualified hairdresser before emigrating I believe to Perth WA under the Assisted Passage Migration Scheme.I recall she may have had relatives living in Perth at that timeShe left the UK on the 2nd June 1969 by aeroplane and I have lost touch since thenHer father John Roy Dalby was club secretary of…See More
Wednesday
DEREK GLADDEN posted a blog post

Lost Contact.CAVE Family

The Cave family, Samuel, Ethel ( father and mother)  James Terrence, Eraina, Philip,Stuart and Michelle (children) emigrated from Ipswich, England in August 1959 and arrived in Adelaide Australia  on the ship " STRATHAIRD" they were last heard of in the Port Augusta area.Samuel Cave was  Yorkshire born and served in the RAF as a tail gunner in WW2. He later worked as a Electrical Fitter in UK Power Stations. Ethel, his wife, I believe had previously been a schoolteacher  in the UK..There was…See More
Jul 16
Scott Jug replied to Scott Jug's discussion AIF Training at Greta WW2
"Thank you Deborah. I will review these. Scott"
Jul 15
DEREK GLADDEN posted a blog post

Lost Contact.CAVE Family

The Cave family, Samuel, Ethel ( father and mother)  James Terrence, Eraina, Philip,Stuart and Michelle (children) emigrated from Ipswich, England in August 1959 and arrived in Adelaide Australia  on the ship " STRATHAIRD" they were last heard of in the Port Augusta area.Samuel Cave was  Yorkshire born and served in the RAF as a tail gunner in WW2. He later worked as a Electrical Fitter in UK Power Stations. Ethel, his wife, I believe had previously been a schoolteacher  in the UK..There was…See More
Jul 15
jacqueline ann Kilbourne posted a blog post

Where do I search for records of someone who arrived in Aust. in 1947.

Michael McLaren was on the assisted passage scheme for ex-servicemen. His service number was RA 1509253.I can find no record of him other than on the passenger list for the Orion and classified as  'Labourer 111). Do records exist  which shows where passengers went after they disembarked? I've checked Electoral rolls, Marriage records but have not found any answers.See More
Jul 15
Debra replied to Scott Jug's discussion AIF Training at Greta WW2
"Hi Scott, There are quite a few news articles on the training at Greta along with some good photos: http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/result?q=aif+training+greta Cheers, Debra "
Jul 15
Elizabeth Allen replied to Kathryn Semmens's discussion Lewis Hugh Fraser
"Kathy,  It is very possible that he had moved by 1963 but the address had not been changed by the electoral office -  maybe he had not notified them of the change of address and sometimes it took quite a while for it to be corrected In NSW…"
Jul 14
Scott Jug posted a discussion

AIF Training at Greta WW2

Hi there,I am trying to find some material relating to the training that the AIF would have undertaken at Greta.My Grandfather, who passed away before I was born, went through there on his way to Palestine and Greece and I would like to find out any information on the training they underwent.Thanks.Scott.See More
Jul 14

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