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jacqueline bradford and Elizabeth Allen are now friends
Sunday
Sharan harwood posted a discussion

Merchant navy WW2 records

Looking fir my father, Mervyn Stanley Foster
May 21
John Waddingham posted a discussion

Interpreting record "Access status"

Just quick questions on access status of records in RecordSearch.1a. Does "Not yet examined" mean exactly that? or(1b.) is it possible that someone has sought access but the item is yet to be sent for examination and/or no decision has yet been made.2. (Perhaps related?): I see sometimes a record status is "Closed" with the 'Reason for restriction' stated as "Withheld pending adv"(ice).If the answer to my first question (1a) is 'yes, then can we assume that all records meeting the two…See More
May 18
sarfarnaa commented on margaret haynes's blog post army mates
"Great photo, you can share on the page for Raymond Charles Wilkinson on Discovering Anzacs  http://discoveringanzacs.naa.gov.au/"
May 15
sarfarnaa commented on Keran Carsburg's blog post Donaldson, William Henry born 1 November 1889 WWI Service
"Try going to http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/ and in the Basic Search type "William Henry Donaldson" - there are a few results, might be one of those."
May 15
sarfarnaa commented on jacqueline bradford's blog post Alfred James Bradford WW1 & William Steven Brown WW1 & his father William Brown
"You can find WWI service personnel on our website http://discoveringanzacs.naa.gov.au/ - where you can also share photos and stories"
May 15
Elizabeth Allen replied to Elizabeth Allen's discussion Access to Series NAA Series B5172
"Debra,  I replied to your message yesterday but it seems to have disappeared Many thanks for the above info on accessing the records as I  was having difficulty working it out   There is so little info kept for Boer War Veterans -…"
May 15
Debra replied to Elizabeth Allen's discussion Access to Series NAA Series B5172
"Hi Elizabeth, Click on the 'Advanced Search' tab Click on 'Series' second from the bottom of the pyramid Enter a keyword (You can also leave the 'Keyword' box blank to get a list of all records in the series) Enter a…"
May 14
Elizabeth Allen posted a discussion

Access to Series NAA Series B5172

Does anyone know how I can access the NAA Series B5172 online please?I believe it is about Boer War Soldiers recordsI have put this number into advanced search and got  nil results ElizabethSee More
May 14
Elizabeth Allen commented on jacqueline bradford's blog post Alfred James Bradford WW1 & William Steven Brown WW1 & his father William Brown
"Jacqueline,  Found this family tree which appears to be the right family http://www.lizandstu.com/yelland/getperson.php?personID=I11399&tree=hooper Elizabeth"
May 12
Elizabeth Allen commented on jacqueline bradford's blog post Alfred James Bradford WW1 & William Steven Brown WW1 & his father William Brown
"Jacqueline,  Not sure if this is the Alfred James BRADFORD you mentioned - if not you can search for his WW1 record on this site under Record Search   http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ViewImage.aspx?B=3108250 This…"
May 12
jacqueline bradford posted a blog post

Alfred James Bradford WW1 & William Steven Brown WW1 & his father William Brown

I'm after some more knowledge for these 3 people, like how did alfred die? i heard rumours but it's unclear. who knows he's other children, cycil, allan  and alf?what happened to lizzie may bradford?Who was William brown? who was he's wife?i need help with my family tree history finding. any help would be greatSee More
May 12
Debra commented on Keran Carsburg's blog post Donaldson, William Henry born 1 November 1889 WWI Service
"Hi Keran, William enlisted in the CMF (Citizen Military Forces or Militia) and there is info here about those records: http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/explore/defence/service-records/army-between.aspx As far as I know many of the CMF records were…"
May 7
Toni Dianne Grahame left a comment for Toni Dianne Grahame
"I have had a recent experience with naa and am dissatisfied with the way that service records I ordered January 30 this year have still not been sent to me and after calling twice to chase up why discovered that 1. The records were given open status…"
May 7
Toni Dianne Grahame replied to Annette Odonohue's discussion Who were the First World War solders
"I feel it does become confusing if those whose names appear on local memorials are not or were not actually born or lived in that area, And also it seems that the names are placed there by family members who perhaps lived in the area to honor their…"
May 7
Keran Carsburg posted a blog post

Donaldson, William Henry born 1 November 1889 WWI Service

I have been trying to locate details on No 708 Sgt William Henry DONALDSON to no avail.His grandson gave me a copy of his Certificate of Discharge which shows he served with the 33rd Battery Australian Field Artillery and he was discharged on 17 October 1919 in Brisbane. He had enlisted circa September…See More
May 7
Judith Vanessa Marshall (Wynne) replied to Judith Vanessa Marshall (Wynne)'s discussion Enlistment of the Wynne brothers WW1 Hopetoun Victoria
"Dear John, I have an uncle John Wynne. My late father always told me the family originated from Wales, I'm in the process of following this through. I googled some names and the Wynne name had contections to Lord Hopetoun this is the bloke who…"
May 5
John Edmund Cooper commented on John Edmund Cooper's blog post Imperial Organiser
"Result! He was the Organiser for the Good Roads Association, and spent his time promoting and lobbying for a network of inter-city and interstate roads; we have found several articles in papers from Tasmania, Victoria and Queensland reporting…"
May 5
Debra replied to Sonya Matheson's discussion Refining my search
"Hi Sonya, Just use 'Basic Search', not 'Name Search' and you can search for anything you want. http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/search/index.aspx If you are looking for war service records you are better off either getting a…"
May 4
margaret haynes commented on margaret haynes's blog post army mates
"Have uploaded file as .jpg"
May 4

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