I have received the message copied below and can I say that this is not what I expected from a site like the National Archives of Australia.
When you are searching for somebody and they send you an email asking you to contact them as they have information, it builds your hopes up and then when you receive this your hopes are dashed.....I am very, very unhappy about this!!…Continue
I'm looking for information about my great-uncle Mário Vitorino Enguiça, a politician deported in East Timor. For years I've been looking for information since Portugal has a democracy.
One of the chances could be his escape to Australia. In my research I think he may (not sure) escape between 1941-1945, after the invasion of the Japanese.
I live in Portugal and…Continue
I am trying to trace Stephen Hoy who I believe emigrated to Australia, possibly NSW in 1965. I have found online Incoming Passenger Cards relating to the years 1962,1965,1967 and 1972 for Stephen all giving NSW as the area he was living.There are also records of Carol Ann Hoy who I believe to be Stephens wife
In 2003 Stephen posted on Genes Reunited the following message:
"Any information on Margaret Mary O'Callaghan living in Romford Essex in 1940's and early…Continue
I am trying to locate information regarding my great-grandmother who died on 21/4/1939, aged about 61 years. She was buried as Mary Potter (having been married to James George Henry Potter in 1916). However she was buried at Karrakatta Cemetry with 3 of her children and Paul Albert Delakonny (father of the 3 deceased children) with whom she lived for about 12 years prior to her marriage to Potter. Before living with Delakonny, she was first married to Alfred John Rainforth. The marriage…Continue
I have exhursted my knowledge o this blog.I am looking for information on a (Ellen Phyllis Reddy B.1892) who married John Hubert McCourt B.1894 D.1947. in Perth 1919, When did she arrive in Perth?, There was a baby b.Sept.1910 in Perth.Harold Bertram McCourt. This family family left Perth and I found her again via (Ancestry.com Electrol Rolls. 1903-1980. Hudstville. NSW.
Have been looking through RAAF Technical Orders circa 1942, and there are sometimes references to drawings with a prefix 'A'. They would be engineering or technical drawings.
I am having trouble locating where these drawings might be found.
To give an example: In Technical Order Publication Hudson Order No.46 (covering the installation of radar equipment) in one of the sections, "Structural Section" it started off "Refer to drawing A-2632"
In other cases the…Continue
Trying to locate the decadents of a World War 2 serviceman by the Name of George Taylor or George McWardle-Taylor. He was held by the Japanese as prisoner of war and returned to Australia at the end of the hostilities. Either he or his family owned a farm at Clyde and he had perhaps 3 sisters who also worked on the farm. Unfortunately, that is all the information I have, my interest in finding his family is to reunite them with a photo of George and a locket that also has his photo in it. He…Continue
iam looking for a photo of RAAF service number 65396 WILLIAM RODERICK MCCORMICK, he was with the RAAF 200 flight
The years from around 1938 to 1948, iam looking for a picture of him
thanks for any help
I am looking for more information on the above ancestor. and service.
On his record there seems to be only a typed page with his name on it.
Could someone check please and direct me to any othere sources to get info
My father-in-law was Colin Murchie, born, I believed, to James and Maggie Murchie on 24 April 1937 in Adelaide.
I discovered only yesterday, that he was adopted and was actually the son of Dorothy Snow.
As I am trying to update our family tree, I would welcome any information about either the Murchie family, concerning whom I already have a fair amount of information, or the Snow family, about whom I know almost nothing.
Aside from this blog, I also can be…Continue
im looking for my great great grandfather john paterson
He had a son called john alexander paterson born 1879 at Goolwa - Robe south australia.
John alexander says he married elizabeth watson on the marriage cert. - Or Mary Lynch keeps popping up?
I am trying to trace my father EDWARD KEITH HAWKE THOMAS born in 1924 (Reading, Berkshire) who was in the UK Royal Navy during WW2. He absented himself from HMS Golden Hind in Sydney Australia around September 1946. He married my mother in July 1943 in Reading, Berkshire. I was born in 1944. I am not aware that he returned to this country but his mother and maybe other family may have still been here although…
How long does it take before WW11 records are released, I am waiting for my father in-law and great uncle's records to be released. Jan