February 2018 blog posts (5)

Looking for Court of Inquiry papers

Beaufort A9 350 crashed on Saddleback Mountain near Gerringong in November 1943. Records for the crash do exist but I am looking for the Court of Inquiry papers which seem to have vanished although they are mentioned in the files of some of the airmen who were killed in the accident.

Added by Robert William Christie on February 28, 2018 at 15:00 — 1 Comment

Patrick Owen McCauley

Looking for information on when Patrick came to Australia. He was born in Donegal, Ireland in 1832 and married Rose Lynch in South Australia 1856.

Added by Di on February 17, 2018 at 6:07 — 4 Comments

Leslie Raymond Windon

Wondering if its possible to have my father-in-laws Service Records open and provided by NAA quicker than 6 week to to several months.

We are trying to identify service medals he would have been issued.  Leslie Raymond Windon enlisted 22 Apr. 1941 and discharged 08 Oct 1942.  Rank; Private.  We believe he was in Papa New Guinea.  Posting at Discharge was 53 Battalion and discharged at Sydney Showground.

Leslie Windon was born 18 March 1915 in Crows Nest, NSW.



Added by Frank Miles on February 12, 2018 at 10:53 — 5 Comments


I am looking for Ron Carnell or his relatives .

All I know is that he was in the air force during WW1 and was posted at Queenbean at the end of the War.

Added by Tony.Gilpin on February 4, 2018 at 19:16 — 8 Comments

Boar war

Does any body know if war graves from the boar war have ever been marked in some way.

Added by Tony.Gilpin on February 4, 2018 at 19:10 — 8 Comments

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