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Offline CaroleW

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Re: Stumped.. where do I find service records..
« Reply #18 on: Thursday 30 November 17 15:01 GMT (UK) »
Births June qtr 1888        
HOLMES    Leonard Alan R     St. Saviour    1d   93 R = Raymund - mmn Williams
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Re: Stumped.. where do I find service records..
« Reply #19 on: Thursday 30 November 17 16:22 GMT (UK) »
Yes Carole, a direct ancestor in family.

(just found) James Henry Holmes b Scutari, Asia Minor... 13th Aug 1855... service number 83790.
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Re: Stumped.. where do I find service records..
« Reply #20 on: Thursday 30 November 17 16:43 GMT (UK) »
How does Walter Charles Lancelot morph into Francis H N (1891) and further morph into Richard Charles  ::).  The only thing that's consistent is his surname.  The man's a nightmare and no wonder you have had problems finding him
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Re: Stumped.. where do I find service records..
« Reply #21 on: Thursday 30 November 17 16:48 GMT (UK) »
Ah - he doesn't morph into Francis - so where is he in 1891??

Births September qtr 1881 
Holmes    Francis Henry N        Tendring    4a   389
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Re: Stumped.. where do I find service records..
« Reply #22 on: Thursday 30 November 17 16:57 GMT (UK) »
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How would I find if Rhoda is the mother of Richard C Holmes / Lucy (nee Cooper)

The marriage cert will only give his fathers name and occupation
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Re: Stumped.. where do I find service records..
« Reply #23 on: Thursday 30 November 17 17:12 GMT (UK) »
Father James Henry Holmes died 30th Sept 1896 and probate was granted to Thomas Joseph Kearns Lieutenant and riding master of the army service corp and Charles Frederick Robert Masters commercial clerk.  Effects just over 136

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Re: Stumped.. where do I find service records..
« Reply #24 on: Thursday 30 November 17 17:48 GMT (UK) »
Thanks Carole. Francis HN died 1896 aged 14yrs.

There's a possible James died in India of Hepititus at Senlee..

Also, I have the cert of 1912 for Richard Charles Holmes and Lucy Cooper

Her father Arthur Cooper is just as mysterious !!

I have just found marriage for Leonard.. 1915 Kate Louise Hill .. His father James Henry a Chief Steward RN desc..
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« Reply #25 on: Thursday 30 November 17 18:14 GMT (UK) »
How awful - father and son died roughly 6months apart
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Re: Stumped.. where do I find service records..
« Reply #26 on: Friday 01 December 17 20:19 GMT (UK) »
http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=783493.msg6381865#msg6381865

So grateful to crisane for this one.. found James Henry ... still no 'Richard' tho.
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Berks Bucks Oxon= Norris Coxhead Turner Cox Weston Baston Simpson
Kent= Nicholls Mepstead Watts   Mile End=Craze Wood Bennett
Cork=Howe   NZ=Coxhead   Canada=Fenn Cox Turner