My Uncles army records are still listed as closed although he died in 1951, I can only obtain partial record copies and I'm trying to have his name added to the rolls in Canberra. He was on active service at the time and was killed in a mortar accident whilst undergoing training in Japan prior to his embarkation to join his outfit 3rd RAR in Korea. He is interred in the CWG at Yokohama. I have an appointment with the AWM in September.
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Looking for any information regarding George Lintott living in Osborne Park between 1920 and 1924
Added by gaile cordery (lintott) on August 4, 2016 at 0:03 — No comments
Can anyone help to find where George ernest lived in Osborne park between 1929 and 1924.
I am trying to track this person. She traveled to Sydney from Wellington in August 1949 on the liner Wanganella (I have her on a passenger manifest, passenger 102). Within a few years she stopped communicating with family. She listed her profession as Governess, she however was a nurse in Dannevirke before she left. She was 21 when she arrived in Sydney. There is a lead she may have worked at some point at Mark Foys or Foy and Gibsons.
I do not know if she…Continue
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I would like to obtain a copy of this book as it is all about the 8th Battalion AIF, in which my uncle served. Amazon comes up blank, does anyone have an idea of where I could obtain a copy, I know there were only about 650 printed.
Thanks in advance
My great uncle Willie, born in England,, joined the 8th Battalion AIF on 29th Aug 1914, his service number was 17. I have his digital service record but am now trying to trace any connections in Australia. I know when he came to Australia in 1913 he lived @ 49 Clarke Street Chilwell Geelong. He lived with William Henry Rogers and Mary Rogers at this address. William Rogers was a quarryman.
I know it is a long shot but I am hoping to find any traces of my uncle while he was in…Continue
Looking for information on the aircraft factory in Maryborough during WWII.
Added by Pamela Ruth Cowan on July 17, 2016 at 12:05 — No comments
Hi, I am looking to see if there are any reports or Inquest records for the death of my uncle, Ronald Joseph O'Farrell (QX1464).
His cause of death is listed ads Accidental ( drowning ), Place of Death is Japan
Thanks for your help.
Hi, looking for boat arrival details for Emanuel Grixti, arrived on the Castelfelice on the 29th Feb 1956, he was 6 months old, father Francis Grixti ( not sure if he arrived prior) Mother Josephine Ciantar, from Malta not sure if arrived Melbourne or Perth? Can you please help me, cant find any details... need very urgent!!!!Continue
I am unable to find any record of Peter Wojtowicz arriving in Australia after WW11, he would have been about 20 and had
no family with him. I have found electoral rolls from 1958 but nothing previously.I have no idea were else to search..
Thanks for any help Barbara
Iam researching my husbandsUncle Albert Ronald McDonald 345 joined the army 21 Aug 1914 7th Battalion
born1894 in Brunswick HE was awarded The CROIX deGUERRE Belgiium He was also in WW2 in the MERCANT NAVY He served on 3 different ships which were sunk but he survived each time We don't know any more and trying to find out the names of the ships and his history during that time Thanks if anyone can help
I have a letter from a great uncle Frederick John Backhouse (Reg No 1081) dated 9/2/1946 referring to the fact that "Dick and Ron Backhouse are now out of the Army".
In searching the records I can find no reference to a Ron or Ronald Backhouse.
Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
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Iam researching my husbands great great uncle WILLIAM Mcdonald B 1872 1936 Ihave photo of him in STH AFRICA presuming in the boer war and would like any information I can get
I am looking for information on Donny Sadler & family and Edward John (Teddy) Jackson family who left the UK in 1973. last known address in the Adelaide area. Regards George McGarry
Added by George MCGarry on June 12, 2016 at 10:04 — No comments
Hi all im searching my family tree
and im looking to find my dads mother long shot i know
her name was Beatrice woods she left england in 1959 on the strathaird
with a matthew we believe to be her son her address on arrival was 16 bond stree Preston Victoria Melbourne
My dad is now in his 80s and would like to know what became of his mother
As she left him when he was 9 years of age i have been trying to trace any family members that
My parents immigrated from Singapore to Sydney Australia somewhere in late 1960 or early 1970s. I do not have their names. But my Father race is Malay and my Mothers is Chinese. How can I search them?
Trying to locate a Beverley J Ashworth, born in sydney around 1940's and was a law clerk in Aus before moving to NZ in 1967-1968. Live in Bay Of Plenty and had moved to Welington and Kawerau. Address now is unknown but trying to locate.
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