November 2019 blog posts (3)

Alan Clift

Hi

I am researching the life of my maternal grandfather's brother, Walter Alan Clift. He was born in Southampton, England in 1898, and moved to Jersey with his family.

He was active in the 1914-1918 war, and then left the U.K., together with his wife Stella Sabina, on the 25/8/1921 aboard the SS Berrima.

The next thing I know is that he enlisted in Paddington. NSW, his service number being.NX24101. He gave his birth year as 1900!

He was captured in Singapore and…

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Added by Bertrand Pilz on November 21, 2019 at 5:56 — 10 Comments

Welsh/ Australia Connection

Researching the family history of my "Grandfathers Brother" Leonard Wallace Palfrey Born 1897. Left the UK in January 1924 in the company of a Miss Dorthy Chard. Born 1897. Both from  Malpas, Newport, Wales. London to Sydney on board the P&O SS Bendigo. Passenger ticket No 78 Chard. Passenger ticket No 79 Palfrey.To date, have been unable to trace any records in the NAA of Australia. Any members able to point me in the right direction, would be much appreciated. Regards Stuart.

Added by Stuart Powell on November 18, 2019 at 6:11 — 14 Comments

Searching for the Ogrodnik family members

Searching for the family members of the Ogrodnik clan . 

My grandparents Jan and Marija with their two children Joseph and Marianna were displaced persons and arrived here on the ship SKAUGUM 28th July 1949 . 

On the ships records their are other listed family members who were settled in other parts of Australia.  

Any information or links would be greatly appreciated . 

Added by Karen Ogrodnik on November 10, 2019 at 8:32 — 5 Comments

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