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Re: Death certificate
« Reply #9 on: Thursday 13 September 12 10:57 BST (UK) »

Name:George BELL

Rank:Private

Initials:G H R

Birthplace:Newcastle-On-Tyne

Residence:Aberdeen

Branch at death:Infantry

Regiment, Corps etc.:The Gordon Highlanders

Branch at 01/09/39:

Regiment, Corps etc.:

Number:2871608

Date died:19 February 1940


Theatre of war:United Kingdom


cant see him in army deaths,,,maybe he died in Scotland.
Hi,"Theatre of war:United Kingdom," I asume that is where he died, my bet is he died in Scotland
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Re: Death certificate
« Reply #10 on: Thursday 13 September 12 12:37 BST (UK) »

Name:George BELL

Rank:Private

Initials:G H R

Birthplace:Newcastle-On-Tyne

Residence:Aberdeen

Branch at death:Infantry

Regiment, Corps etc.:The Gordon Highlanders

Branch at 01/09/39:

Regiment, Corps etc.:

Number:2871608

Date died:19 February 1940


Theatre of war:United Kingdom


cant see him in army deaths,,,maybe he died in Scotland.
Hi,"Theatre of war:United Kingdom," I asume that is where he died, my bet is he died in Scotland


I've done a search on Scotland's People for a death of a George HR Bell in 1940, but there are no results.
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Re: Death certificate
« Reply #11 on: Thursday 13 September 12 13:15 BST (UK) »
Hi

Here is some information on Brookwood Memorial looking at this a Death Certificate may never have been issued.

Historical Information
The BROOKWOOD MEMORIAL commemorates nearly 3,500 men and women of the land forces of the Commonwealth who died during the Second World War and have no known grave, the circumstances of their death being such that they could not appropriately be commemorated on any of the campaign memorials in the various theatres of war. They died in the campaign in Norway in 1940, or in the various raids on enemy occupied territory in Europe such as Dieppe and St Nazaire. Others were special agents who died as prisoners or while working with Allied underground movements. Some died at sea, in hospital ships and troop transports, in waters not associated with the major campaigns, and a few were killed in flying accidents or in aerial combat. The Memorial was designed by Ralph Hobday and unveiled by Queen Elizabeth II on 25 October 1958

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Re: Death certificate
« Reply #12 on: Thursday 13 September 12 13:35 BST (UK) »
Hi

Here is some information on Brookwood Memorial looking at this a Death Certificate may never have been issued.

Historical Information
The BROOKWOOD MEMORIAL commemorates nearly 3,500 men and women of the land forces of the Commonwealth who died during the Second World War and have no known grave, the circumstances of their death being such that they could not appropriately be commemorated on any of the campaign memorials in the various theatres of war. They died in the campaign in Norway in 1940, or in the various raids on enemy occupied territory in Europe such as Dieppe and St Nazaire. Others were special agents who died as prisoners or while working with Allied underground movements. Some died at sea, in hospital ships and troop transports, in waters not associated with the major campaigns, and a few were killed in flying accidents or in aerial combat. The Memorial was designed by Ralph Hobday and unveiled by Queen Elizabeth II on 25 October 1958

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That makes very interesting reading, thank you.

I wonder, if there is actually no death certificate available for George Harold Russell Bell, that GRO will notify me and refund my £9.25 - or have I lost that?
Researching the names Mckenzie / Mackenzie from Ross and Cromarty especially Scoraig and Rherivach.

The names Fraser, MacGillivary and Grant from Daviot & Dunlichity.

The name of Fraser from Lanarkshire.

The name of Bell from Northumberland.

The name Chilla / Chylla / Chyla from Poland.

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Re: Death certificate
« Reply #13 on: Thursday 13 September 12 13:47 BST (UK) »
Hi

Which death cert have you sent for, I can't see one, I don't think you will get a refund if you have not put a checking ref on it.

Margp
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Proud Walsall.Proud Cape South Africa
Horton Darlaston.
Stanton Walsall.
Tudor. Radnorshire
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Re: Death certificate
« Reply #14 on: Thursday 13 September 12 14:30 BST (UK) »
Hi

Which death cert have you sent for, I can't see one, I don't think you will get a refund if you have not put a checking ref on it.

Margp

When I filled in the online form, I entered the name of the deceased - George Harold Russell Bell, age at death (I entered 44 years, as I know he was born in 1896), said that I didn't have the GRO reference, but that the death took place in 1940.

My card payment was taken, I was given a reference number and was advised that the estimated date for dispatch of the certificate would be 04 October 2012.

We'll wait and see - I'll either receive a certificate, or I shall be £9.25 poorer and the government will be £9.25 richer  ???  ???  ???
Researching the names Mckenzie / Mackenzie from Ross and Cromarty especially Scoraig and Rherivach.

The names Fraser, MacGillivary and Grant from Daviot & Dunlichity.

The name of Fraser from Lanarkshire.

The name of Bell from Northumberland.

The name Chilla / Chylla / Chyla from Poland.

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Re: Death certificate
« Reply #15 on: Thursday 13 September 12 14:36 BST (UK) »
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If they can't find it, you may get half your money back

Margp
Family History is a Pandora's box if you don't like what you see find a new hobby,only concentrate on the proven facts and not the facts you think you know.
Jenkins, Radnorshire. Herefordshire, Canada
Coley Dudley.
Baston, Cleobury Mortimer.Wolverhampton
Parker Stafford.
Hammond/s Wolverhampton.Shropshire
Duckworth Cheshire.
Proud Walsall.Proud Cape South Africa
Horton Darlaston.
Stanton Walsall.
Tudor. Radnorshire
Pittaway. Droitwich

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Re: Death certificate
« Reply #16 on: Thursday 13 September 12 16:34 BST (UK) »
Hi

If they can't find it, you may get half your money back

Margp

Well, I don't know if it will do any good, but I have filled in an online form on the GRO web site asking if I can cancel my order, due to the fact that I have been told that there won't actually be a death certificate for my relative.

As I ordered it less than 24 hours ago, and it wasn't expected to be dispatched until 04 October - I keep my fingers crossed.
Researching the names Mckenzie / Mackenzie from Ross and Cromarty especially Scoraig and Rherivach.

The names Fraser, MacGillivary and Grant from Daviot & Dunlichity.

The name of Fraser from Lanarkshire.

The name of Bell from Northumberland.

The name Chilla / Chylla / Chyla from Poland.

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Re: Death certificate
« Reply #17 on: Thursday 13 September 12 23:20 BST (UK) »
Hi

If they can't find it, you may get half your money back

Margp

If they can't find a death that matches your request you wont be charged at all.

Andy