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by Hugh MacLean
Sat Oct 04, 2014 3:47 pm
Forum: Seafaring
Topic: john kelly boatswain
Replies: 5
Views: 1044

Re: john kelly boatswain

Hello Cathy, The file linked by Alan in BT 372 would be his Seaman's Pouch, some contain a lot of information, others very little but usually there is a photo, albeit a mugshot, of the seaman. If he served during WW2 then the file you really need is his CRS 10 which is his service record from Jan 19...
by Hugh MacLean
Sat Jan 14, 2012 9:52 pm
Forum: Seafaring
Topic: Elder Dempster Lines " Alfred Jones "
Replies: 8
Views: 6085

Re: Elder Dempster Lines " Alfred Jones "

Hello Malki, If you wish to find out if he was aboard 'ALFRED JONES' when she was torpedoed and lost, you need to consult her last crew agreement which should be held at the National Archives, Kew. Crew agreements are held in block under the ship's official number. The crew agreement for 'ALFRED JON...
by Hugh MacLean
Tue Dec 08, 2009 9:32 pm
Forum: Seafaring
Topic: SS Menus of Cardiff
Replies: 13
Views: 860

Re: SS Menus of Cardiff

David, I can easily decypher the file you have downloaded from BT 395/1. I need to see the image though and I don't know if this forum has the facility to upload it. If not you can post it on Mercantile Marine and I or someone will look at it. This file will tell you which campaign medals he was awa...
by Hugh MacLean
Thu Dec 03, 2009 9:30 pm
Forum: Seafaring
Topic: SS Menus of Cardiff
Replies: 13
Views: 860

Re: SS Menus of Cardiff

Hello David, I cant be 100% but I think this is your uncles medal record held in piece BT 395/1 at TNA. The link is here: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/details-result.asp?Edoc_Id=4507105&queryType=1&resultcount=1 The date of birth is 1891 instead of 1892 but he is the only Harry...
by Hugh MacLean
Wed Dec 02, 2009 8:10 pm
Forum: Seafaring
Topic: SS Menus of Cardiff
Replies: 13
Views: 860

Re: SS Menus of Cardiff

Hello David,
Could you also post his date and place of birth as that will help,
Regards
by Hugh MacLean
Mon Sep 21, 2009 6:04 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Edinburgh 1941
Replies: 11
Views: 822

Thanks, Lesley, I have fairly precise information and I sent an email request but got a standard reply. I don't know if they will act on my request or not. I will try a phone call.
Thanks for the advice.
by Hugh MacLean
Sun Sep 20, 2009 1:12 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Edinburgh 1941
Replies: 11
Views: 822

As a follow on to my request, I have received by email from Edinburgh Room the details that I requested but I now need to get a hard copy of the Valuation Roll to pass on to the relevant authority [CWGC]. I have been advised that I need to contact the Scottish National Archives for this. Can anyone ...
by Hugh MacLean
Sat Sep 05, 2009 4:48 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Edinburgh 1941
Replies: 11
Views: 822

Sorry Ann, no relation to the Ardgour clan.
by Hugh MacLean
Thu Sep 03, 2009 7:28 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Edinburgh 1941
Replies: 11
Views: 822

I would just like to thank you all again for your help. I followed the advice given and contacted Edinburgh. The Valuation Roll has given me the information I was seeking.

Thanks again for all your good advice - most appreciated.
by Hugh MacLean
Tue Sep 01, 2009 4:55 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Edinburgh 1941
Replies: 11
Views: 822

My thanks to all of you for taking the time to reply - much appreciated.
I will look at all of your suggestions and take it from there.