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Re: Help with cause of death please
« Reply #9 on: Sunday 10 February 13 15:50 GMT (UK) »
I got the one article, shelly, but got error message when I clicked on it (not sure if this is same problem Tony had).
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Re: Help with cause of death please
« Reply #10 on: Sunday 10 February 13 16:26 GMT (UK) »
shellyesq

I clicked on the add in your post and got "The Old Fulton New York Postcards"  on the left hand side I entered Marie F Enright (not L mistake in my post) and got a list that I ran down, 200 entries, but I now discover that it continues with 5000 entries but I certainly did not get Marie as the frst entry. In fact I did not get one entry for NY Times dated 1943. So what did I do wrong?

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Re: Help with cause of death please
« Reply #11 on: Sunday 10 February 13 17:32 GMT (UK) »
You need to select "the exact phrase" instead of the default "all of the words"
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Re: Help with cause of death please
« Reply #12 on: Sunday 10 February 13 21:49 GMT (UK) »
OK, thanks, Got it!

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Re: Help with cause of death please
« Reply #13 on: Sunday 10 February 13 22:16 GMT (UK) »
Having translated from the 'computer Gremlin' effort can anybody suggest what the highlighted word might be?
First U. S. Woman
To Join WRENS Killed
Sea Girt, N. J. Funeral
Service being arranged today
for the first American to
join the Women of the Royal
English navy (WRENS)
She was Mrs Marie F. Enright
41, who was killed when knocked
from her bicycle by a bus in the
"<ln-n.it I'H11 area near the ocean,
The wife of a Sea Girt policeman,
Mrs. Enright Joined the
WRENS a year ago and was assigned
to a receiving station for
British seamen in this country.

Thanks all for your assistance

Tony

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Re: Help with cause of death please
« Reply #14 on: Monday 11 February 13 10:47 GMT (UK) »
The words are: "dimmed-out".  This is quite legible in The Knickerbocker News article (1 June 1943) at the fultonhistory.com site.

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Re: Help with cause of death please
« Reply #15 on: Monday 11 February 13 11:14 GMT (UK) »
Thanks Inor

Most grateful. Found the page and confirmed it.
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Tony

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Re: Help with cause of death please
« Reply #16 on: Monday 20 April 20 23:05 BST (UK) »
I have been researching a member of the United Kingdom's Women's Royal Naval Service - Wren Marie Enright who died in the United States. The only details that I have are 'Road Accident'. She was married to James T. Enright of Sea Girt, New Jersey.

She was attached to H.M.S. Asbury a Royal Navy receiving station for R.N. personnel awaiting ships. The station was accommodated in the Berkley Cateret and Monteray Hotels in Asbury Park, Rhode Island, New Jersey.

Is there the remote possibility that someone may know the details of the accident on 31st May 1943?

Grateful for any information.

Tony

Tony - Marie was my great aunt and married to my grandmother's brother, James T Enright.  I believe the missing details in the newspaper article you're asking for is that she was hit by a bus while riding her bicycle near Beacon Beach on First Avenue in Sea Girt, NJ. 

From what I understand from my father, the man driving the bus was found innocent due to the poor visibility on the road.  Technically, Marie was the first British war time casualty of WWII.    My father always talked about what a great and pleasant person she was.  She had dual US and British citizenship and signed up for the war as soon as it broke out.  How are you connected with her?  Happy to track down any other information, if can.  Geoff