The coming demise of Google Reader is of concern to millions? of users. Now What? Is there an open source replacement reccomended by the NLA? cheers sonya
A number of years ago I got the records for my grandfather (Sgt Alan Milne, 10th Light Horse) and my father (Sgt Douglas Bertram Milne, 16 Battalion).
Both records are very difficult to read and only gives limited information.
I could find what ship my grandfather was sent over on and that he had some R&R in the UK - that's about it.
With my father I read that he lost his medals in 1946 and was issued with new ones.
Where do I find if they served in…Continue
Just joined this site and need help finding information on the movement of a merchant ship the HMT Empire Pride.
This was a troopship registered in UK,Bibby Brothers Liverpool,its ID was 168687,I have found its service history via the
British National Archives,Kew,Surry England but it stops at 1945,my fathers Cessation of Sea Service and Termination of
War Service was on 9th April 1948.
He was in and out of Australia during the war trooping and I am…Continue
On 11th April 1922, 26 year old Andrew, the son of John Hummell from 4, Bridge Street, Reading, Berkshire, left the Port of London aboard the S.S. Moreton Bay bound for Sydney.
He was looking forward to be being re-united with his girlfriend Ethel, also from Reading, who had already left for Sydney on 8th September 1921 on the S.S. Benalla.
They initially lived in Fitzroy Street, North Sydney, being the first of many residences during their life together in…Continue
Added by Margaret Kerley on May 3, 2013 at 3:23 — No comments
I am trying to find out any information that i can about my great great Grandfather and have done a name search with no luck and was wondering if someone can help me please. His name was Andrew Anderson from Railton Tasmania when he signed up. I believe he went there in 1914, he was injured when he was on a ship called the Southland it was torpedoed. He came back home in 1919 on a ship from England called the Ceramic. He was involved in alot of heavy fighting over there. He was a fantastic…Continue
To anyone searching for Andrew & Ethel Hummell/Hawksworth in Australia about the 1950's onwards, I would be pleased to hear from you.
Added by Margaret Kerley on April 29, 2013 at 2:00 — No comments
Freddie is my cousin, he emigrated to Australia around 1950 (??) . He might be living in Perth (?) he also had a brother John also in Australia. I would like to make contact with him or his family, any information would be appreciated.
I am trying to unravel the mystery of the war service of my wife's grandfather, Arthur Sams during World War One.
Arthur enlisted at Liverpool on 30 November 1914 (listing his mother, Martha, as N.O.K.). His Attestation Paper is available online (barcode 8076184). However it also records that Arthur was discharged just two months later, on 22 January 1915. No reason for the discharge is given. His file contains no other information and no other records relating to Arthur are…Continue
I'm looking and searching the NAA for my father, he was court martial in February 1953, but I cannot find any other records of him in the archives, surley I thought I would find what date he joined the army, where do I go for this information. Who do I ask for help. cheers michelle
any family out there?
family member stalbans
I am looking for further Army records on my Uncle, Victor Maitland Oxman ,can any one help me
hi pls help am trying to recover my australian citizenship certificate...i need help so i could have a proof that am a citizen...
Edmund Montgomery 2/2nd Aust Fly Squad Joined on 16 October 1918 No. 1322 left Air Fprce April 29 1920
I just saw an ad on http://www.gumtree.com.au under lost and found. And thought if it might be helpful to post it here.
"hi im looking for laurie denman from tassie he was in the army nsw back in 70s he went back to live in tassie as a light house keeper so i would apreciate any info"Continue
Added by Jane Marsh on February 5, 2013 at 11:30 — No comments
Does anyone know anything about Andrew Hummel born 1897 Reading England not sure when he went to Australia. He had a hairdresser's business. Did he have any relations?
Could anyone be able to tell me is there any records held for school teachers? Iam researching a family member who migrated from England to teach in western Australia early 1900's. Would like to be able to research her.
Thankyou for your help,
How does one search these records. I know that my grandparents were naturalised in 1945-1946.
I am trying to find when Arthur died ( and any issue).
He mother was Lydia Turner of Beechworth Vic. (not Beechwood NSW!)
He was born in Wooragee in 1891.
His father died in a mine accident in 1899 at Wooragee.
Amelia Mansfield married Arthur Raymond TURNER on 19 Oct 1929 in Adelaide South Australia.
(Assume this is my Arthur)
Amelia may have died in 1994.Somerton, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.
He was known as "Tot" Turner according to…Continue