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Re: Military Birth in Corfu
« Reply #27 on: Wednesday 19 December 18 14:33 GMT (UK) »
Ha! The vagaries of posting while being posted to. You have just answered my question.

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Re: Military Birth in Corfu
« Reply #28 on: Wednesday 19 December 18 14:35 GMT (UK) »
Although I think my Smith is 5 - 74

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Re: Military Birth in Corfu
« Reply #29 on: Wednesday 19 December 18 14:44 GMT (UK) »
Presumably I can get the birth cert from Kew
Use https://www.gro.gov.uk. Register, then go to Order a Certificate/pdf, Birth Overseas Event & follow instructions.

ADDED: I have had a look and it seems you have to know the year even if you know the GRO reference...so in a quandary as to how it can be ordered.
Seeking: baptism Philip Murray 1813 nr Chatham Kent, death Ralph James Dunn b 1808 1861 - 1868 in Newington 1861
IRE: Kik DRAY[EA], PURCELL, WHITE: Mea LYNCH: Tip MURRAY, SHEEDY: Wem ALLEN, ENGLISHBY; Dub PENROSE: Lim DUNN[E], FRAWLEY, WILLIAMS.
87th Regiment RIF: MURRAY
ENG; Marylebone HAYTER, TROU[W]SDALE, WILLIAMS Con HAMPTON, TREMELLING Wry CLEGG, HOLLAND, HORSEFIELD Coventry McGINTY
CAN; Nova Scotia [Halifax, Pictou]: HOLLAND, WHITE, WILLIAMSON

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Re: Military Birth in Corfu
« Reply #30 on: Wednesday 19 December 18 14:47 GMT (UK) »
Thanks. I have his DOB/Reg as 1848 so I will go with that and see what happens

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Re: Military Birth in Corfu
« Reply #31 on: Wednesday 19 December 18 14:59 GMT (UK) »
I hope you get the option to give father's name.
Seeking: baptism Philip Murray 1813 nr Chatham Kent, death Ralph James Dunn b 1808 1861 - 1868 in Newington 1861
IRE: Kik DRAY[EA], PURCELL, WHITE: Mea LYNCH: Tip MURRAY, SHEEDY: Wem ALLEN, ENGLISHBY; Dub PENROSE: Lim DUNN[E], FRAWLEY, WILLIAMS.
87th Regiment RIF: MURRAY
ENG; Marylebone HAYTER, TROU[W]SDALE, WILLIAMS Con HAMPTON, TREMELLING Wry CLEGG, HOLLAND, HORSEFIELD Coventry McGINTY
CAN; Nova Scotia [Halifax, Pictou]: HOLLAND, WHITE, WILLIAMSON

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Re: Military Birth in Corfu
« Reply #32 on: Wednesday 19 December 18 15:17 GMT (UK) »
Yes I got the option for father's name thanks. Application dispatched

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Re: Military Birth in Corfu
« Reply #33 on: Wednesday 19 December 18 15:18 GMT (UK) »
Please post what information you get back.
Seeking: baptism Philip Murray 1813 nr Chatham Kent, death Ralph James Dunn b 1808 1861 - 1868 in Newington 1861
IRE: Kik DRAY[EA], PURCELL, WHITE: Mea LYNCH: Tip MURRAY, SHEEDY: Wem ALLEN, ENGLISHBY; Dub PENROSE: Lim DUNN[E], FRAWLEY, WILLIAMS.
87th Regiment RIF: MURRAY
ENG; Marylebone HAYTER, TROU[W]SDALE, WILLIAMS Con HAMPTON, TREMELLING Wry CLEGG, HOLLAND, HORSEFIELD Coventry McGINTY
CAN; Nova Scotia [Halifax, Pictou]: HOLLAND, WHITE, WILLIAMSON

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Re: Military Birth in Corfu
« Reply #34 on: Wednesday 19 December 18 15:21 GMT (UK) »
Will do. Many thanks for all your help

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Re: Military Birth in Corfu
« Reply #35 on: Wednesday 19 December 18 17:04 GMT (UK) »
Looking at the stations of the British Army, it seems that several regiments had their depot in Limerick when the main body was in Corfu (for instance 47th Foot was in Corfu in 1852, with its depot in Limerick). Might explain things.
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