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Birth records and WW2 records
« on: Friday 15 May 15 20:24 BST (UK) »
I am trying to locate some information on my late father-in-law war records,
His name was Adelbert Canon Spencer Roberts, born approx 1917 in Canada, believed to be in the Provence of Quebec the town is called St. Paul's, he died in Wales,UK in 1995.
Also trying to find his birth records also.
Thank you.x

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Re: Birth records and WW2 records
« Reply #1 on: Friday 15 May 15 21:04 BST (UK) »
HI Fluffy1234

Droiun Collection shows - Adelbert Cannon Apencer Roberts (This name had been added as a transcription alteration) - baptised Labrador, Québec (Quebec) - 1918 - Son of Matthew Roberts fisherman of the community of Boune. County of Seguenay Province of Quebec and Lily Maud Goddard his wife was born 17 November 1917 and was pubically baptised on the 31 st March 1918
Witnesses - Arthur Tucker (left his mark) George Thomas Nather (left his mark) and Lydia Spingle.

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Re: Birth records and WW2 records
« Reply #2 on: Friday 15 May 15 21:10 BST (UK) »
Chicoutimi-Saguenay Quebec 1921

Matthew Roberts  32 Born 1889 Newfoundland. Imm 1900. Fisherman.
Lilla Roberts  29 Born Quebec.
Donald Stewart Roberts  10 Born Quebec
Ena Pearl Roberts  8 Born Quebec
Harold Hamilton Roberts  5 Born Quebec
Adelbert Roberts  3 Born Quebec
Arnott Ward Roberts  1 Born Quebec

Brother Donald Stewart Roberts shows on the California Death Index - 26 April 1911 - 8 December 1993 -  Mothers Maiden Name Goddard. Last Residence 92392 Victorville, San Bernardino. California, 

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Re: Birth records and WW2 records
« Reply #3 on: Friday 15 May 15 21:17 BST (UK) »
HI Fluffy1234

Droiun Collection shows - Adelbert Cannon Apencer Roberts (This name had been added as a transcription alteration) - baptised Labrador, Québec (Quebec) - 1918 - Son of Matthew Roberts fisherman of the community of Boune. County of Seguenay Province of Quebec and Lily Maud Goddard his wife was born 17 November 1917 and was pubically baptised on the 31 st March 1918
Witnesses - Arthur Tucker (left his mark) George Thomas Nather (left his mark) and Lydia Spingle.


Wow it didn't think I would get a reply as quick as this, it has to be his birth details as this is such a unusual combination of names.. You say it's from the Droiun Collection.. What us this please
Thank you so much.

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Re: Birth records and WW2 records
« Reply #4 on: Friday 15 May 15 21:22 BST (UK) »
Until the late 1900s, church registers in Quebec served as civil and vital records in that province. Throughout the years a second copy of church records, from all denominations, was sent annually to the appropriate courthouse.
During the 1940s the vital record collections in courthouses throughout Quebec were filmed by the Institut Généalogique Drouin.* The filming of vital records continued for some areas up through the 1960s. Consequently, this filmed set of records became known as the Drouin Collection.

https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/The_Drouin_Collection:_Six_databases

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« Reply #5 on: Friday 15 May 15 21:28 BST (UK) »
Thank you very much Sandra, my husband will be very please with the information you have given us,
We have only just started looking into his fathers ancestry
My husbands father and mother divorced in the early 1970's, and he never really knew much about his fathers family.

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« Reply #6 on: Friday 15 May 15 21:30 BST (UK) »
You're very welcome, pleased to have helped.

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« Reply #7 on: Friday 15 May 15 21:36 BST (UK) »
THis was the wife of the brother Donald Stewart Roberts - Lillian D Roberts born 19 April 1919 and passed away 15 December 1997 - Last Residence 92392 Victorville, San Bernardino, California.

According to the California Marriage Index Lillian was Lillian D Forder -  Married 7 October 1966 -Los Angeles City, California.

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Re: Birth records and WW2 records
« Reply #8 on: Friday 15 May 15 21:54 BST (UK) »
Hi,

Canadian military service records are held at Library and Archives Canada. Unfortunately
WW2 service records are privacy restricted. If the individual has been deceased less than
20 years, limited information may be released to family. Proof of death and relationship
must be provided.
See here http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/Pages/obtain-copies-military-service-files.aspx

Cheers,
DB