December 2013 blog posts (4)


I have spent months doing research in an attempt to find the expanded passenger list of the LOUISA CAMPBELL (barque ship) which left England in 1839 and arrived at Port Phillip in 1840 and went on to Sydney.

My only discovery is the names of the passengers from Trove newspaper articles and an archived private website. It appears this small group of migrants were probably unassisted settlers.

I am hoping that someone has the information I require - the ages, occupations,… Continue

Added by Lorraine Leahy on December 10, 2013 at 17:47 — 3 Comments

John James Williams and Rachel flood

Searching for information about my great grandfather John James Williams. His daughter Ella Kerzia Williams was my grandmother. Her sister was Ethel. Ella marriedCharles Hudson. Ethel married Thomas wardle who she left and I was told no one knew what happen to Ethel after she left Thomas
Rachel and John James divorced. I'm seeking any information about him. He worked on the railway. I think he remarried

Added by Margaret Mary Stening on December 8, 2013 at 15:21 — 2 Comments

Where to find service records

My Grandfather was in France during the first world war and was wounded there. I have never been able to find out exactly where he was in France when he was wounded. The records I have only say France. 

Added by Robert James Dooley on December 7, 2013 at 13:32 — 7 Comments

Brian Frederick Snow - Vietnam 1967-1968

My brother passed away last year suddenly and spoke very little of his experiences in Vietnam.

I am interested in which areas/operations he would have been involved in.

He left Adelaide by air on the 12th December 1967 with the 3 RAR Advance Party and returned on the 5th June 1968 with the rank of Lance-Corporal Snow.

I believe he was with C Company.

Any information would be greatly…


Added by Dianne m Heinemann on December 2, 2013 at 10:09 — 1 Comment

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