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PROBLEM WITH RECORD SEARCH
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Recently there is a problem using different browsers with Record Search to access various War Records etcWhen using Microsoft Edge browser I am able to copy the URL of the relevant page for reference…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Allen 10 hours ago.

DISCOVERING ANZACS
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Can someone from NAA tell me what has happened to the following site (Discovering Anzacs)https://discoveringanzacs.naa.gov.auIt has been…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Allen Jul 30, 2020.

COST OF DIGITAL WW2 WAR RECORD
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In the wider genealogy community I have heard numerous complaints about how much it now costs to have a WW2 war record put onlineI agree and would have to pay $150 for my Father & his Brother WW2…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Allen Jan 16, 2019.

COST OF DIGITAL WW2 WAR RECORD
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Is it correct that a digitial copy online for a persons WW2 record now costs $75.90 ???I thought previously they cost about $17 to $20 approx. or is that just for WW1 recordsIf correct this seems…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Amy Jan 22, 2017.

 

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Elizabeth Allen replied to Elizabeth Allen's discussion PROBLEM WITH RECORD SEARCH
"I submitted the above information to the NAA several months ago and am still waiting for a reply after more than 50 days  - is there anyone working in this area of the NAA at the moment which would explain the delay in replying to my query? I…"
10 hours ago
Elizabeth Allen commented on Gaynor Alice Johnson's blog post missing records
"Robert,  There is a record listed on Record Search for him but it appears it is only his Army pay file - if he stayed in the Army after the war you would need to contact the Army Records His nominal roll info if it…"
yesterday
Elizabeth Allen posted a discussion

PROBLEM WITH RECORD SEARCH

Recently there is a problem using different browsers with Record Search to access various War Records etcWhen using Microsoft Edge browser I am able to copy the URL of the relevant page for reference but am completely unable to view any of the recordsWith Opera Browser it is completely the opposite - I can view the files but cannot copy the URL of the pageThis means while researching I have to swap browsers all the time to be able to copy a URL and view the records - it worked perfectly OK…See More
Nov 19
Elizabeth Allen replied to Cathy's discussion Access to digital files during lockdown
"If you put his name into Record Search there is a 2 page file already online and the other record can be requested (for a fee) I believe these WW2 records are progressively being put online when you would be able to view them for…"
Sep 8
Elizabeth Allen replied to Bourza's discussion Bourman/Bormann
"This is the only possible death in SA that I can find in 1903  (19th March 1903) Digger - South Australian Deaths Registrations 1842 to 191 Surname: BOURMANGiven Names: Frederick RudolphDate: 1903-03-19Sex: MaleAge: 68 yearsStatus: NRelative:…"
Aug 7
Elizabeth Allen replied to Ross Wilson's discussion WW2 record
Jun 23
Elizabeth Allen replied to Robert Civijovski's discussion Photographs of SS Galileo 1969
"Robert,  Is this the one you are looking for? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Galileo_Galilei Elizabeth"
Jun 2
Elizabeth Allen replied to Terri Keys's discussion Coin possible property of serviceman/woman
"Terri,  Let me know if you need anything else checked later on Glad to be of assistance - good luck Elizabeth"
May 14
Elizabeth Allen replied to Terri Keys's discussion Coin possible property of serviceman/woman
"Terri,  on further research Joans husband Stanley POOLE died in 1940 after an accident and she remarried a Thomas A LENTON in 1945 Joan LENTON nee HEBBARD formerly POOLE died in WA in…"
May 13
Elizabeth Allen replied to Terri Keys's discussion Coin possible property of serviceman/woman
"Terri,   I checked the Nominal Roll for WW2 and there is a match which may be the person you are looking for  - her name is Joan POOLE https://nominal-rolls.dva.gov.au/veteran?id=945456&c=WW2 Elizabeth"
May 13
Elizabeth Allen commented on Beverley Cooper's blog post Change of Name in the late 1800's
"Beverley,  Possibly a copy of the Mothers death certificate might have more information on her childrens names but no guarantee Hopefully it would include a maiden name for her That is all I can think of at the moment Elizabeth"
Apr 27
Elizabeth Allen commented on Beverley Cooper's blog post Change of Name in the late 1800's
"Beverley,  It is very possible that his name was changed when he was adopted but hard to prove - the birth date of Edward makes it look like you have the right birth As his death cert didn't have his mothers name listed there is no point…"
Apr 27
Elizabeth Allen commented on Beverley Cooper's blog post Change of Name in the late 1800's
"Beverley,  After more checking it appears that your Leopolds parents might have been George TANKS who married Sarah TRACEY in Walgett, NSW in 1883 there is a death of a Sarah TANKS in Moree in 1894 (father John - no mother) Sorry I realised…"
Apr 24
Elizabeth Allen commented on Beverley Cooper's blog post Change of Name in the late 1800's
"Beverley,  Do you know his Mothers name?  Is Woree in NSW ? Elizabeth"
Apr 24
Elizabeth Allen replied to Beverley Cooper's discussion Change of Name
"Beverley,  People could change their names without having to do it officially & still can as long as it is not done for illegal purposes He doesn't appear to have served in the Australian Army under that name (TANKS) Elizabeth"
Apr 20
Elizabeth Allen commented on Beverley Cooper's blog post Change of Name in the late 1800's
"I found a William Ernest TANKS who married an Alice LITTLER - who might be your Leopolds parents I wonder if he may have been adopted into that family Elizabeth"
Apr 20

Comment Wall (19 comments)

At 6:07 on August 21, 2013, Paul Anthony hancock said…
Hi my name is Paul hancock I'm trying to track down the family or relatives of wally hancock who left Liverpool bound for Melbourne Australia in 1924 on the ship esperance who later became welterweight boxing champ I've also tried to find any info re war years the story goes he joined the Australian Royal Navy to become a stoker (engine room) but there doesn't seem to be any information !!!!!!!!!!!!!! any pointers
At 12:11 on August 21, 2013, Debra said…

Hi Paul,

You need to search here when you are looking for a catalogue entry on RecordSearch http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/search/index.aspx  (Search the Collection)

If you search for Walter HANCOCK, this is one of the results:

http://dhistory.org/archives/naa/items/4542327/

This person's DOB matches Wally's stats.  He married Amy TOWNER in 1926 in Sydney.

Quite a lot on TROVE:

http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/result?q=%22wally+hancock%22

Debra

At 11:40 on November 1, 2013, Rebecca Norman said…

Hi Elizabeth, Thank you, yes, I was looking for burial records, any idea's?

rebecca

At 8:42 on February 20, 2014, David Edward ROWE said…

Sorry I have taken so long to respond, I have been engaged in other persoanl issues.

Thank you for the offer of help, I am waiting on some paperwork coming throuigh from B.D.& M.  Then I will see where I need to go.

Take care.

 

Regards

 

David Rowe

At 7:12 on February 22, 2014, Sean hancock said…
I am meant to be a relative of his
At 14:21 on March 11, 2014, Dianne m Heinemann said…

Thanks Elizabeth, no West Terrace Cemetery is not the one, the sheet is very large and has so many names and numbers so maybe it is from overseas.

Di

At 16:01 on April 15, 2014, isobel may paterson said…

good idea!

At 12:40 on October 4, 2014, Janice Ann Cleaver said…

Hi Elizabeth,  I would love any help you have on JJ Havinden and family.  If I can help you as well in any way please let me know. 

Janice Ann Cleaver

At 18:16 on June 11, 2016, Donna Atkinson said…

HI Elizabeth  the Beatrice  woods you found was living  with a George 

was his surname  woods also  are different  

mydad says its not impossible  for her to have married another wooods as his brother who moved to Australia  in the 60s  also married a woods 

donna 

At 4:56 on June 12, 2016, Donna Atkinson said…

Hi Elizabeth  really  appreciate  your help 

iv been on ancestry  search also trying  to find any family for her in the uk 

i placed  a add a few weeks ago in the hope some1 who had any information  on beatrice but no luck so far il keep trying as i want my dad to know what became of her 

thank you for your help x

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