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Forum: Strays

List all the waifs and strays you discover here, and perhaps we can find them a home.

  1. Matthew RYLE, Co Durham - WW1

    Mis-filed in the MAR section of the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Matthew RYLE, home address Chapel Yard, Birtley, Co Durham. Served with the DLI from 2 November 1914 until early (medical) discharge in February 1918. Regt Nos: 8060 & 348013. Mostly papers dealing with his discharge. No...

    Started by fullscott‎, 16-04-2019 4:57 PM
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  2. PARMENTER, Marshall b1893 Shrops - WW1

    Mis-filed (as MARSHALL) in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Marshall PARMENTER, a Coal Miner, attested 11 December 1915, declared age 21y 334d. Called up April 1918 - served as Pte 35127 Shropshire Light Infantry. Discharged 1919. Father: William Home: Highley, Bridgnorth, Shropshire. ...

    Started by fullscott‎, 11-04-2019 10:15 AM
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    11-04-2019, 6:14 PM Go to last post
  3. BALLINGER/BULLINGER, George c1889 - WW1

    This man joined the Army in 1911 as George MARSHALL (and the reference from his employer is for MARSHALL), but he is noted as having married in the name of George BALLINGER/BULLINGER. His papers are filed under MARSHALL in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): George BALLINGER/BULLINGER married...

    Started by fullscott‎, 16-12-2018 5:52 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    08-04-2019, 7:46 PM Go to last post
  4. Marshall William LAWSON b1895 - WWi

    Mis-filed (as Lawson MARSHALL) in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Marshall William LAWSON was called up in February 1916, age 20y 6m. Served with the West Yorkshires (Pte 35536). Discharged March 1919. Home address: Burnhope Colliery, Co Durham. No other personal information shown. ...

    Started by fullscott‎, 05-04-2019 5:37 PM
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  5. MORHALL, John William 1877-1923 - WW1

    Mis-filed as MARSHALL in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): John William MORHALL enlisted age 38y 3m in Dec 1915 with the RGA. (Regt No: 124077) Served until discharge in 1919. Died in the Royal Salop Hospital on 19 June 1923 (Perforated Gastric Ulcer & Peritonitis). Home address: Oswestry,...

    Started by fullscott‎, 28-03-2019 6:19 PM
    • Replies: 4
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  6. Joseph COCKER c1892 Oldham - WW1

    This man's records are mis-filed in the CLA section of the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Joseph COCKER joined the RAMC in October 1915. Regt No: 71776. Declared age: 23y 4m. Discharged August 1916 - no longer medically fit (femur). Home address: Glodwick, Oldham Married LEAH CADMAN 1915...

    Started by fullscott‎, 19-08-2018 6:15 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    28-03-2019, 6:09 PM Go to last post
  7. Eliza Mary Fenwick DE PORQUET of Camden Town

    Buried at St. Andrew, Hornchurch, Essex 28th December 1887 Eliza Mary Fenwick DE PORQUET of 24 Oakley Square, Camden Town aged 79

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 29-11-2013 7:12 PM
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    24-03-2019, 11:16 PM Go to last post
  8. Twins: Clifford & Marshall BRETT Dec 1918

    Twin boys were born in December 1918 to Miss B M BRETT of Martlesham, Woodbridge, Suffolk. I believe that they are registered Q1 1919 Lexden: CLIFFORD M & MARSHALL C. As their surname & mmn are the same (BRETT) I assume that there is no father registered. In the WW1 Service Records (WO 363)...

    Started by fullscott‎, 22-03-2019 9:20 AM
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  9. James & John Brooke MARSHALL - WW1

    This is not a case of papers being "mis-filed" - it is an ORIGINAL ERROR. Perhaps a Clerk making alterations? Difficult to understand how it happened - the men were NOT in the same regiment. But if one of these 2 men is yours ... you will need a fine toothcomb to sort the service details! JOHN...

    Started by fullscott‎, 21-03-2019 9:31 AM
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  10. KAUFMAN/MARKS, Daniel b c1886 - WW1

    This man, Daniel KAUFMAN, served as MARKS. Consequently his papers are filed in the MAR section of the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Daniel MARKS, home address Sheffield, joined the West Yorkshire Regiment in April 1908, declaring age 22y 3m, born Nottingham. (Birth not found, for either name)...

    Started by fullscott‎, 09-03-2019 8:34 AM
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  11. Herbert J JAGGARD of Bury St Edmunds

    At Matlock, Derbyshire, St Giles Churchyard: In Memory of/ Herbert J JAGGARD/ (of Bury St Edmunds) who died December 20 1894/ Aged 27 years/ Rest after weariness/ ease after pain/ Image will go on the findagrave website over the weekend.

    Started by Mitch in Notts‎, 08-03-2019 8:40 PM
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    09-03-2019, 4:19 AM Go to last post
  12. John Stockdale DAWBER, late of King's Lynn

    At Matlock, Derbyshire, St Giles Churchyard: In/ affectionate remembrance/of/John Stockdale DAWBER/ of Matlock/ formerly of King's Lynn, Norfolk/ who died February 7th 1898/ in his 80th year./ In Loving Memory of Lois Ellen DAWBER/ Wife of John Stockdale DAWBER/ died 5th November 1921 aged 85/...

    Started by Mitch in Notts‎, 08-03-2019 8:36 PM
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  13. George Markland LUMSDEN b Newcastle c1888

    Mis-filed as MARKLAND in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Dental mechanic George Markland LUMSDEN enlisted 12 December 1915, declared age 27y 5m, born Newcastle. Regt Nos: 41983 TRB; 59154 Welsh; 97269 Welsh Fusiliers. Discharged January 1920. Home: Heaton, Newcastle; Married Alice...

    Started by fullscott‎, 02-03-2019 7:42 AM
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  14. MURKING, Rowland Thomas 1892-1915 - WW1

    Mis-filed as MARKING (& mis-recorded as RONALD Thomas) in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Rowland Thomas MURKING enlisted 7 January 1915 with the Royal West Kents (Pte 5354). Missing presumed dead September 1915. Declared age 22y 46d, born Gravesend; Home address: Northfleet, Kent;...

    Started by fullscott‎, 01-03-2019 8:29 AM
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  15. ALMOND, Walter c1873-1917 Sheffield

    This man appears to have been issued with the same Regt Number (2227 Yorks & Lancs) as a MARKHAM who died in action in 1915 - both lived in Sheffield, but appear to be 2 separate men. Filed as MARKHAM: W ALMOND died at home in Sheffield in 1917 - freebmd shows him as WALTER, b c1873. Wife MARY...

    Started by fullscott‎, 26-02-2019 5:42 PM
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  16. Martha MILNER b 1833 Chalon sur Saone, France

    4 sheets of paper inserted in the Leeds St Peter Baptisms for 1833, with no explanation: Martha MILNER, born 17 May 1833, daughter of William MILNER and Martha Briggs his wife, at CHALON SUR SAONE. Baptised 22 July 1834 at LYON. Anc****y, Leeds St Peter Baptisms 1833, pages 106-109

    Started by fullscott‎, 25-02-2019 2:40 PM
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  17. MORKAN/MORKAM, Thomas - b1875 Bradford - WW1

    Mis-filed as MARKHAM & MORKHAM in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Birth: Thomas MORKAM, Q2 1875 Bradford. Marriage: Thomas MORKAN, Q3 1904, Bradford. Children: MORKAN, except 1915 - MORKAM Thomas enlisted September 1914, declared age 38y 67d, born Bradford. Served as Pte 11481 with the...

    Started by fullscott‎, 25-02-2019 3:27 PM
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  18. Sophia REEVE baptised 1837

    Sophia REEVE was baptised on 2 April 1837 at St Andrew, Greenstead-juxta-Colchester, Essex. Sophia's parents are William and Sophia REEVE, abode St George Southwark. Henry's occupation is smith. Page number 62, entry number 494. The pages in this parish register (baptisms 1813-1852) ...

    Started by Pam Downes‎, 18-02-2019 1:46 PM
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  19. Elizabeth Eleanor Frances OLIVER baptism 1834

    Elizabeth Eleanor Frances OLIVER was baptised on 15 June 1834 at St Andrew, Greenstead-juxta-Colchester, Essex. Elizabeth's parents are Henry William and Frances OLIVER, abode St George's, Hanover Square, London. Henry's occupation is grocer. Page number 54, entry number 452. The...

    Started by Pam Downes‎, 18-02-2019 1:41 PM
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  20. Mary Elizabeth Dennis CARTER baptised 1831

    Mary was baptised on 16 January 1831 at St Andrew, Greenstead-juxta-Colchester, Essex. Mary's parents are Turpin and Mary Ann Carter, abode St Luke's, Middlesex. Mary was born 21 August 1830, and Turpin's occupation is baker. Page number 46, entry number 64. Interestingly the pages in...

    Started by Pam Downes‎, 17-02-2019 6:18 PM
    • Replies: 2
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