Sylvia
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Sylvia left a comment for Lea
"I realised that the last link won't work, because of the weird way that the NAA site works. Go to http://naa.gov.au/collection/search/ Click on the "Advanced search" tab. Click on "Series" Enter A12027 in the "Series…"
yesterday
Sylvia left a comment for Lea
"You can find it on this same site i.e http://naa.gov.au/. There are no documents, so it’s all a matter of reading the details for the individuals and the series.   Rita-Margot is listed in series A2571 for period 24 May 1950 - 16 Aug…"
yesterday
Sylvia replied to Stacey Leech's discussion Unable to find Grandfathers Service Records
"A little trick for Ancestry, when you let your mouse hover over the left part of that entry, a little pop up screen will give you more information. Normally it will mention something like "there's more to see" and you'd need to…"
Tuesday
Sylvia left a comment for Lea
"I can see that a Voldemars and Marianna Abolins were in Bonegilla at the same time as Rita-Margot. I assume that they were her parents? For both of them is mentioned: “Latvian - Arrived Melbourne per FAIRSEA 23 May 1950”, but I…"
Tuesday
Sylvia replied to Kaosports's discussion Corbett Family Brisbane
"Identical 2013 topic: http://forum.naa.gov.au/forum/topics/corbett-family-brisbane Same message, different user?"
Apr 12
Sylvia replied to trish nettleton's discussion service number
"I don't know the website, but I gather that they list both missing medals and medals that are e.g. put up for sale. In this case I don't think that currently anyone is listed as looking for these medals. Sylvia"
Apr 12
Sylvia replied to trish nettleton's discussion service number
"Service number is confirmed here: Commonwealth 1914-1918 British War Medal named to 56906 to Pte J.W. HARPER Royal Army Medical Corps. J.W.HARPER British War Medal Service No: 56906 Unit No: Royal Army Medical Corps Corps/Service: Medical Corps…"
Apr 11
Sylvia replied to trish nettleton's discussion service number
"This one?: http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D2557414 He seems to have been issued with the Victory and British medals Sylvia"
Apr 10
Sylvia commented on John Parnaby's blog post Mystery Number
"I can see that in 1948 the UK was issuing passport numbers 842361 - 882640, so your number seems a bit low."
Mar 25
Sylvia commented on John Parnaby's blog post Mystery Number
"Sorry, I misunderstood and thought it was just mum and kids. To at least determine that it could be passport number, does the number format at least resemble your dad's passport number? If yes, I suppose immigration could have made a mistake…"
Mar 25
Sylvia commented on John Parnaby's blog post Mystery Number
"I assume that the kids did not have their own travel documents, but were listed on Mum's passport. This seemed to be fairly common in the olden days, but I believe that nowadays this isn't always allowed anymore."
Mar 25
Sylvia replied to MARGARET ANNE MILNE's discussion Private E J James
Mar 20
Sylvia replied to Nigel Bruce's discussion Trying to trace Lawrence Psaila, formerly of Alexandria, Egypt (till 1956)
"If the Lawrence in the 1980 electoral roll is the right one, then it seems he is still at the same address ... (of course I can't just mention that address here in public)"
Feb 17
Sylvia replied to Nigel Bruce's discussion Trying to trace Lawrence Psaila, formerly of Alexandria, Egypt (till 1956)
"I've just had a look at the 1957 outward UK passenger list for the above family. They were orginally from Egypt and dad was listed as a motor mechanic .. (and mum's first initial was an "X"). "L" and "A" were…"
Feb 17
Sylvia replied to Nigel Bruce's discussion Trying to trace Lawrence Psaila, formerly of Alexandria, Egypt (till 1956)
"PS re the electoral rolls listings for e.g.: 1977 - city, Melbourne North, Victoria, Australia.1980 - city, Wills, Victoria, Australia In these electoral rolls "city" is the actual suburb or place name (will be exposed when logging in to…"
Feb 17
Sylvia replied to Nigel Bruce's discussion Trying to trace Lawrence Psaila, formerly of Alexandria, Egypt (till 1956)
"Could this be his family? This is could be the death of his mother in 2001 : http://tributes.heraldsun.com.au/archivenotice/2585324/view?random=1518861413455 It would fit with the initials in this passenger list:…"
Feb 17

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