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Devon / CWGC Appeal for relatives - Stoker George Richard Hobbs.
« on: Saturday 10 February 18 14:41 GMT (UK)  »
CWGC Appeal for relatives of George Richard Hobbs - Stoker 1st Class - born 4 November 1883 Plymouth passed away 2 August 1915 - volume 5 b  page 289

Parents George Hobbs and Selina Wiffill - marriage registered September 1883 - 5b 498

UK, Royal Navy Registers of Seamen's Services, 1853-1928 - George Richard Hobbs - Service Number   305289 19 November 1882 Plymouth Devon -
First Service Date 9 Oct 1903 - Last Service Date   7 Apr 1915 - First Ship Served On - Vivid
Last Ship Served On Vivid II

Burial Ford Park Cemetery Plymouth - General Section E - Row 17 Grave 15

Sandra

Seems to be an ancestry tree showing a CWGC commemoration for this gentleman so they may already be aware of the appeal by CWGC.
Have contacted another tree owner, fingers crossed someone may come forward.


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Angus (Forfarshire) / CWGC Appeal for relatives of Master F C Dakers.........
« on: Friday 09 February 18 19:32 GMT (UK)  »
There are many boards which this appeal would fit on, since Frederick moved around.

CWGC Appeal for relatives of Frederick Charles Dakers. Frederick Charles Dakers was born 10 April 1872 Montrose Angus Scotland. Father David Dakers and mother Betsy Jane Jolly.

1881 census 31 Wharf St Montrose Angus.

Betsy Dakers   34 Master Mariners Wife.
David Dakers   13
James Dakers   11
Annabella Dakers 7
Frederick Dakers 10
Edward Dakers   2

1891 census 94 Nethergate Dundee Angus.

Betsy Dakers   44
James Dakers   21
Asabella (should read Annabella Dakers 17
Edward Dakers   12
Alexander Barty   18
Washington Hughs   17 Boarder.

1901 census Thorter Row Errol Perthshire.

David Dakers   61
Betsy Dakers   54

David Dakers - passed away aged 81 years in 1916 - 351/11  - Errol Perthshire.
Betsy Jane nee jolly Dakers - passed away aged 87 years in 1933 - Alloway (Ayr)

UK, Apprentices Indentured in Merchant Navy, 1824-1910 - Frederick Charles Dakers - born 1872
Registration or Indenture Date 13 Aug 1887 Dundee.

UK and Ireland, Masters and Mates Certificates, 1850-1927 - Frederick Charles Dakers - born 1872 -Montrose - Fulfil the duties of a first mate - Issue Date 9 Sep 1893 Dundee - Certificate Number 024927

UK and Ireland, Masters and Mates Certificates, 1850-1927 - Frederick Charles Dakers - born 1872 Montrose - Fulfil duties of a Master of a foreign going ship - Issue Date 25 Nov 1895 Dundee - Certificate Number 024927

Marriage of Frederick Charles Dakers

Frederick Charles Dakers - Jessie Maud Jackson - 1902 - 351/8 Errol -

FIND A GRAVE ENTRY

Halifax Memorial  Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada.

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56171218

His ship Tagona hit by U Boat -Torpedoed 5 miles WSW of Trevose

PM sent to owner of anc tree.

Sandra



 

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Denbighshire / CWGC Appeal for relatives .... Pvt Norman David Roberts
« on: Friday 09 February 18 15:56 GMT (UK)  »
CWGC appeal for relatives for Norman David Roberts born 3 November 1885 and passed away 23 February 1921 - Wrexham Wales.

FIND A GRAVE entry

Burial -   Brookwood Military Cemetery  Brookwood, Woking Borough, Surrey, England
Plot - Commemorated on the Brookwood United Kingdom 1914-1918 Memorial.

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56634427

Military Service- Service Number: 2207396  Force: Army  Unit: Canadian Forestry Corps  Division: 53rd Company.

Residing in the Florentine Apartments in Everett, Washington, USA, he was a clerical worker (and provided transportation) by trade -  he enlisted in the CEF on 10 Dec 1917 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

Digitalised File. (slow to load but very interesting information within - 68 pages )

http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?op=pdf&app=CEF&id=B8340-S052

Son of John Roberts of Old School House, Bala, North Wales. Next of kin Mrs N D (Claudia) Roberts, West Cottage, Plas Issa, Ruabon. North Wales. In hospital St Andrews Toronto 19-8-1919 T B Lung.

Norman married Claudia Griffiths Q4 1918 - Wrexham Denbighshire - 11b 430

Private Norman David Roberts is commemorated on Page 559 of Canada's First World War Book of Remembrance.

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/7519226?Norman%20David%20Roberts

U.S., Residents Serving in Canadian Expeditionary Forces, 1917-1918 - Norman David Roberts - 15 December 1917 - Florentine SApts. Everett. Washington.

There is an anc tree - not available at the moment - but I will send a message later. Born North Wales.

Sandra


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Norfolk / CWGC Appeal for relatives ...Pvt John Fox.........
« on: Friday 09 February 18 09:51 GMT (UK)  »
CWGC appeal for relatives  to locate the next of kin for Pvt John Fox - 34181
If you are related Pvt John Fox  and can provide CWGC with documentation, please contact https://www.cwgc.org/

Pvt John Fox is listed on FIND A GRAVE

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/145193451

Passed away 31 May 1917 Edmonton, London Borough of Enfield, Greater London.

Burial -  Non-Cemetery Burial, Specifically - The United Kingdom Book of Remembrance.

John was born 3 January 1888 Little Ellingham Norfolk to James Fox and Louisa Skitmore.
James and Louisa were married Little Ellingham, Norfolk 20 June 1880.

1891 census Little Ellingham Norfolk.

James Fox   32 Louisa Fox   36
Rebecca Fox 15 Emma Fox   9
Sarah Ann Fox 7 Anna Maria Fox   6
James W Fox 4 John Fox   3
Julia Fox   1
Nathaniel Skidmore 77 Mary Ann Skidmore   76

1901 census Little Ellingham Norfolk.

James Fox   39 Louia Fox 44
William Fox 16 John Fox   13
Julia Fox   11 George Fox   9
Arthur Fox   7 Robert Fox   5

PM sent to owners of anc tree - albeit they seem to be in Australia.

Sandra

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Suffolk / CWGC Appeal for relatives of Walter Charles Rudd.............
« on: Thursday 08 February 18 17:04 GMT (UK)  »
CWGC Appeal for relatives to locate the next of kin of Walter Charles Rudd. If you are connected to Walter, CWGC would love to hear from you. If you are related to Walter and can provide documentation, please contact our UKNA Technical Team.

https://www.cwgc.org/

Walter Charles Rudd listed on FIND A GRAVE passed away 16 February 1921 Longford, County Longford, Ireland.

Casualty of the Great War, Serjeant Rudd born 1879 died in Longford Barracks whilst serving with the 9th (Queen's Royal) Lancers~Service No - 313616.

He was 42 and left a widow, Bessie Florence Rudd of Hadleigh, Suffolk.
marriage registered September 1911 - Cosford - 4a 1886
a son Douglas H C Rudd birth registered December 1912 - Cosford - 4a 1729

UK & Ireland, Nursing Registers, 1898-1968 for Douglas Heatly Cecil Rudd - 1957 - 1958 - registered 28-5-1943 - R A M C Hospitals.

He was accepted for commemoration as war dead on 2nd March 2016, and his name was immediately added to the United Kingdom Book of Remembrance.

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/158816336

Also posted on Longford Forum

http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=787476.new#new

PM sent to owners of anc tree.

Sandra


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Longford / CWGC Appeal for relatives of Walter Charles Rudd.............
« on: Thursday 08 February 18 17:01 GMT (UK)  »
CWGC Appeal for relatives to locate the next of kin of Walter Charles Rudd. If you are connected to Walter, CWGC would love to hear from you. If you are related to Walter and can provide documentation, please contact our UKNA Technical Team.

https://www.cwgc.org/

Walter Charles Rudd listed on FIND A GRAVE passed away 16 February 1921 Longford, County Longford, Ireland.

Casualty of the Great War, Serjeant Rudd born 1879 died in Longford Barracks whilst serving with the 9th (Queen's Royal) Lancers~Service No - 313616.

He was 42 and left a widow, Bessie Florence Rudd of Hadleigh, Suffolk.
marriage registered September 1911 - Cosford - 4a 1886
a son Douglas H C Rudd birth registered December 1912 - Cosford - 4a 1729

UK & Ireland, Nursing Registers, 1898-1968 for Douglas Heatly Cecil Rudd - 1957 - 1958 - registered 28-5-1943 - R A M C Hospitals.

He was accepted for commemoration as war dead on 2nd March 2016, and his name was immediately added to the United Kingdom Book of Remembrance.

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/158816336

Also posted on Suffolk -

http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=787477.new#new

Sandra


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Technical Help / Browser Security
« on: Monday 22 January 18 10:24 GMT (UK)  »
At the moment all web-sites I am viewing are "secure" - apart from RootsChat which is telling me it is "Not Secure" .  Sometime showing a circle with an " i " in it   Any body any idea why that is or what the problem might be ?  Seems strange  ::)

Sandra

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Durham / CWGC Appeal for relatives of Joseph Winn...........
« on: Monday 15 January 18 17:20 GMT (UK)  »
CWGC appeal for relatives to locate the next of kin for soldiers who fell in war. Could you be connected to Pvt Joseph Winn - 57 Battalion Durham Light Infantry - died 18/1/1918

If you are related to one of the above casualties and can provide us with documentation, please contact CWGC

https://www.cwgc.org/

Son of Alexander Winn, of Thornaby-on-Tees.
He served with the 3/5th Bn. Service No:1706 and was 25 years old.

Listed on FIND A GRAVE

Brookwood Military Cemetery Brookwood, Woking Borough, Surrey.
Plot Commemorated on the Brookwood United Kingdom 1914-1918 Memorial.

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/125043596

Sandra

I have contacted a relative on ancestry - so fingers crossed.



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CWGC appeal for relatives to locate the next of kin for soldiers who fell in war. Could you be connected to Engine Room Artificer 1 st Class - Royal Navy - Edgar Bowes Kerr....  Edgar died 23/2/1945 -

Edgar is listed on FIND A GRAVE

Engn Rm Art 1C Edgar Bowes Kerr - cenotaph - Portsmouth Naval Memorial  Portsmouth, Portsmouth Unitary Authority, Hampshire.

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56698091



Sandra

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