November 2013 blog posts (9)

ww1 aif 36th battalion

iam trying to find pictures information about the a.i.f 36th battalion, the years would be 1916-1917

my great great uncle THOMAS FRASER BRUCE he was a 2nd lieutenant in the 36th battalion and was killed in action on the 12 october 1917 just wondering if there are any relatives who may have information?…


Added by christopher russell on November 27, 2013 at 9:07 — 7 Comments

MT 1486/1 Applications to join in WWI

How can I access this series, thank you Val Wilson

Added by Valerie Joan Wilson on November 19, 2013 at 15:20 — 1 Comment

Joan Doreen Norman nee Bissett

Trying to find anything, all I can find is marriage to Oswald Gordon Norman. Cannot find info on either grandparents, Dont know great-grandparents, nothing.

Joan and Oswald married in Marrickville 1945. Had 3 children, Doreen, Gordon and My Dad, Kevin. 

Added by Rebecca Norman on November 17, 2013 at 22:18 — 1 Comment

Searching for James Ainsworth

unable to find entry to Oz somewhere before 1855 when he married Rosina Bradley in Portland 1855.

They lived and had children penola Stn until 1866 when they farmed at Drumborg, Victoria with Moore and Bradley famlies.

Some family items, such as bible, held at Bower Bird Museum until death of owner more recently, and family of still has.

Family oral history spoke of him being in merchant ancy and 'jumping ship'.

Added by Elaine Ainsworth on November 17, 2013 at 9:37 — 1 Comment

Immigration from Cornwall in the 1800's

Where do I access immigration records when I only have names of persons concerned?

Added by Mollie Tucker on November 16, 2013 at 14:53 — 1 Comment

Norma Nowak Nee 'Callaghan'

Norma is married to Trevor Nowak, 2 children, John and Peter.

Have no information whatsoever, only her maiden name. If anybody has any info pls contact me.



Added by Rebecca Norman on November 3, 2013 at 2:43 — No comments

Amabli Attard Born Zejtun Malta about 1885 Died Malta 1957

His daughter would like to know what he did when he came to the Cane Fields in Queensland with his two brothers , she thinks after WW1 he went back to Malta got married and his  wife Carmela would not return to Australia with him so they stayed put. Years later his sons and daughter migrated to Australia . His daughter would like to try and find Amablis brothers descendants before passing the great divide. A Friend this making this post on her behalf. Thanks

Added by Jill Erridge on November 2, 2013 at 17:55 — 1 Comment

Civilan Prisoner of War held in Borneo Find Records

My g Uncle was working in Sandakan 1940s captured by the Japanese and held as civilian Prisoner at Lingtang Kuching has been suggested Australian Forces released these prisoners and would hold records. Rupert Falkland Vaughan born Singapore 1878--so was no chicken - can anyone advise or help-thanks

Added by Jill Erridge on November 2, 2013 at 17:34 — No comments

Searching for 'Charles Henry Nowak'.

I'm searching for my Great Grandfather Charles Henry Nowak.

He died around 1971 ?? His wife was Aileen Gibbons, married in Sydney I think in 1919. I know they had a son named Trevor.

Added by Rebecca Norman on November 1, 2013 at 7:43 — 6 Comments

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