"Photographs were not included in WW1 service records. You would have to hope that someone in the family kept a copy if the soldier had one taken. Some were published in newspapers and the AWM also has some on their website."
"Cairns wasn't an immigration port as they couldn't get into the inlet to berth and had to anchor in Trinity Bay and tender cargo and passengers to shore. I think that they probably only stopped when they did have cargo as well…"
"I have been having a bit of a sticky beak around, and if you are looking for Margaret Smith DUNCAN then she was Jane's much younger sister and born in 1892. It is unlikely she would have arrived with Jane in 1900."
This is a random example of a WW2 service record which has been digitised to give you an idea of what they look like. This one is 21 pages and looks to be about average for those I have seen.
From page 3 onward, have a look in the second last column of the service record for the locations.
If you read this description of the movements of the 2/101 General Transport Company you will see…"
The records for State wards in Vic are all digitised on the PROV website. They have a new beta website which makes it easier to find things. This is the home page http://beta.prov.vic.gov.au/ and from there you can…"
I doubt that the William BRYANS transported on the 'Emily' is yours. Your William lived around Launceston and the 'Emily' chap was serving 12 months for housebreaking and larceny in 1874 in Hobart. His…"
"Sorry I didn't see your corrected years 1920-1924. So from 1922 onwards they were at Manjimup but because the earlier rolls are not name indexed you have to search by electoral district and they could be anywhere really or may not have…"
Which records are you searching that are OCR converted? It might help if you can explain exactly how you are using RecordSearch and which records you are looking at.
In that time period only passenger lists for people who arrived by…"
Hello. My name is Reli and i am helping my friend. His father has been living for 20 years in Australia from 1938 until to 1958. His father was called Ilia Ilia (Elias) ll and has worked in a tabacco factory in Brisbane and maybe he has performed military. I would like to know if his father might be an Australian citizen.
All the goods, Reli
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