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ANZAC puzzle
« on: Thursday 24 April 08 23:03 BST (UK) »
Anyone fancy having a try at solving this puzzle on Anzac Day?

http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,23595876-5016687,00.html

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Re: ANZAC puzzle
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 24 April 08 23:11 BST (UK) »
Now there's a challenge, Ruskie.......  :o  :D


......dee
Steeles, Burton, Garrod (Norfolk), Clarke, Tomblin (Rutland)
Bauer (London, France), Blades, Parker (Surrey)
Edwards, Coles, Smith, Nunley, Craddock, York, & Linnell (Northants) )
Ehmcke, Deimel, Appelkamp (Germany)
Watts (Somerset, Wiltshire) Selway, Churchill, & Chappell (Somerset)
Redwood (Devon, Essex) Button, Archer, Leach (Cambridgeshire)

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Re: ANZAC puzzle
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 24 April 08 23:43 BST (UK) »
Looking at the Surname list on here for Parr, there is a gentleman(biglou) from Australia researching  Parr from Notts.

He has not been very active regarding postings but might be worth PM with link

Spring
Dorset: Ackerman,Bungey,Bunter Chant,Hyle
Islington:Bedford, Eaton,Wilkins
Beds,Fulham: Brazier
Shoreditch: Burton,Coverdale
Essex ,Clerkenwell:Craswell,Cresswell
St.Lukes Middx:Doughty, Dunkley
Andover/IOW/Fulham:Gasser
Fulham: Neal
Bucks:Putnam,Wingrove
Bullwell.Notts:Wilkinson
Clerkenwell/Islington:Wyllie
Herts/ Tottenham/Walthamstow:Young

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Re: ANZAC puzzle
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 24 April 08 23:48 BST (UK) »
Can we get some details going?

Name: Charles Alfred Porter Forster
Birth: according to enrolment form he was aged 19 years and 3 months in June 1917.
Given as a natural born British subject.


Here's his birth.....

Charles Alf Porter FORSTER born 1898 in CARLTON NORTH
Father = Alfred John FORSTER & Mother= Mary Jane PORTER
Ref = 1926

Steeles, Burton, Garrod (Norfolk), Clarke, Tomblin (Rutland)
Bauer (London, France), Blades, Parker (Surrey)
Edwards, Coles, Smith, Nunley, Craddock, York, & Linnell (Northants) )
Ehmcke, Deimel, Appelkamp (Germany)
Watts (Somerset, Wiltshire) Selway, Churchill, & Chappell (Somerset)
Redwood (Devon, Essex) Button, Archer, Leach (Cambridgeshire)

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Re: ANZAC puzzle
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 24 April 08 23:55 BST (UK) »
There was a sister ......

Ada Joyce FORSTER born in 1890 at CARLTON NORTH
Father = Alfred John FORSTER & Mother = Mary Jane PORTER
Ref = 21074


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Steeles, Burton, Garrod (Norfolk), Clarke, Tomblin (Rutland)
Bauer (London, France), Blades, Parker (Surrey)
Edwards, Coles, Smith, Nunley, Craddock, York, & Linnell (Northants) )
Ehmcke, Deimel, Appelkamp (Germany)
Watts (Somerset, Wiltshire) Selway, Churchill, & Chappell (Somerset)
Redwood (Devon, Essex) Button, Archer, Leach (Cambridgeshire)

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Re: ANZAC puzzle
« Reply #5 on: Friday 25 April 08 00:14 BST (UK) »
Here is mother's death in 1961

FORSTER  Mary Jane
Father Porter Charles
Mother Sarah  UNKNOWN
Death Place MORN  92 years  1961  Reg# 4951

To help this good cause - details from her death cert

Four chn
Alice May  67years
Ada Joyce  65 years
Charles Alfred, deceased
John  55 years

Died at Bush Nursing Hospital, Mornington.  Certified by A[lice] M[ay] CLARK 8 Murray Street, Elsternwick.  I have posted all the details as Alice was 67 in 1961 and being 47 years ago, she would be deceased.

A little bit of the jigsaw.

Cheers
cando



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Re: ANZAC puzzle
« Reply #6 on: Friday 25 April 08 00:26 BST (UK) »
Ada's marriage

FORSTER Ada Joyce
LEIGH Jno
1918  Reg#2438

and correction

FORSTER Ada Joyce
LEE  Jno
1918  Reg # 2438R

and I can't see any births before 1920.  :(

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Re: ANZAC puzzle
« Reply #7 on: Friday 25 April 08 00:33 BST (UK) »
That's good of you Cando.......hope we can get the ball rolling a bit more......

I can't see the marriage of the parents in Victoria, nor can I see the birth of Alice May......

I've checked under Foster.......



.....dee
Steeles, Burton, Garrod (Norfolk), Clarke, Tomblin (Rutland)
Bauer (London, France), Blades, Parker (Surrey)
Edwards, Coles, Smith, Nunley, Craddock, York, & Linnell (Northants) )
Ehmcke, Deimel, Appelkamp (Germany)
Watts (Somerset, Wiltshire) Selway, Churchill, & Chappell (Somerset)
Redwood (Devon, Essex) Button, Archer, Leach (Cambridgeshire)

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Re: ANZAC puzzle
« Reply #8 on: Friday 25 April 08 00:36 BST (UK) »
Son John's birth and death

FORSTER  John Gamble
Father   Alfred John
Mother Mary Jane PORTER
Birth Place MAFFRA   1904  Reg# 4277
 
FORSTER John Gamble
Father Alb ??
Mother Mary Jane PORTER
Geelong     1978    Aged 74 years  Reg# 26931

We  need some births to these people.

cando
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