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Arrival of Grandfather In Australia
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Can anyone assist me please?My Grandfather Gordon Frederick Stanley Card was born in 1906 in Sussex England and we know that he travelled and worked in Australia until returning to the UK in June…Continue

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Martin Gray replied to Martin Gray's discussion Arrival of Grandfather In Australia
"Sylvia Thank you for these links you have put my mother and Aunts minds at ease with this information as it was rumoured that my Grandad was the black sheep of the family and had been sent out to Australia as he was in trouble in the UK.  Now…"
Jun 17
Sylvia replied to Martin Gray's discussion Arrival of Grandfather In Australia
"1 - I was wondering about the "Wonga Wonga"? I know that there is a place called "Wonga" in Queensland and a place called "Wagga Wagga" in NSW. 2 - Is it possible that your grandfather was one of of the…"
Jun 15
Elizabeth Allen replied to Martin Gray's discussion Arrival of Grandfather In Australia
"Martin,  I am very pleased it was the right one - lucky he has an unusual name fancy he went back on the same ship !  Yes it seems he went the long way to Brisbane via Western Australia & Sydney - many thousands of miles Elizabeth"
Jun 15
Martin Gray replied to Martin Gray's discussion Arrival of Grandfather In Australia
"Elizabeth Thank you again I have checked the record and it has solved the question. As a family we have been looking in the wrong place as he departed from London and arrived in Albany WA, as he seems to have made his way across Australia and…"
Jun 15
Martin Gray replied to Martin Gray's discussion Arrival of Grandfather In Australia
"Thank you Elizabeth, I will sign up on Find My Past. The ship he came back to the UK on in Jun 1928 was Euripides the same one as in this record so he might have had a return passage. It was a long journey for a 17 year old to take in 1923 and as…"
Jun 15
Elizabeth Allen replied to Martin Gray's discussion Arrival of Grandfather In Australia
"Martin,  There is one possible arrival showing up in Western Australia but without further info it is hard to know whether is is him or not Name: Mr G Card Arrival Date: 1923 Arrival Port: Albany, Western Australia Departure Date: 9 Dec 1923…"
Jun 14
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Arrival of Grandfather In Australia

Can anyone assist me please?My Grandfather Gordon Frederick Stanley Card was born in 1906 in Sussex England and we know that he travelled and worked in Australia until returning to the UK in June 1928 from Brisbane.  He worked on a sheep farm in Wonga Wonga we think.  I have inherited from him a boomerang that he brought back and we have a family photograph of him working on a farm in Australia, but that is all we know of his time out there.I have located his passenger record for his return to…See More
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