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Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 22-08-20, 08:01 AM
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Posted By Gerryd
Well all my ancestry search has paid dividends...

Well all my ancestry search has paid dividends last night I got and email from one of the original watch owners granddaughters so hopefully we will meet and have a discussion .
Thanks fo all the...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 04-08-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Gerryd
I found this today surprisingly on a site listing...

I found this today surprisingly on a site listing Australian VAD nurses in the Great War. This her extract but her younger sister is listed also?
Would the 229 be her service number or the unit?
...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 04-08-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Gerryd
What does the abbreviation of s/t mean ? ...

What does the abbreviation of s/t mean ?

Pete
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-08-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Gerryd
Well I'm sorry I didn't intend to waste your time...

Well I'm sorry I didn't intend to waste your time I was cross referencing and hadn't noticed.

Pete
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-08-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Gerryd
No she definitely survived until 1956 and died in...

No she definitely survived until 1956 and died in South Africa.
Pete
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-08-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Gerryd
On her VAD cards it say Cheshire 26 as the unit?

On her VAD cards it say Cheshire 26 as the unit?
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-08-20, 03:56 PM
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Posted By Gerryd
I would have thought the ELB transport was East...

I would have thought the ELB transport was East Lancs Branch Transport?
Would that be out of the question?
I had worked out with others ELB transport Head Office was located in the YMCA Buildings,...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-08-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 511
Posted By Gerryd
Unhappy IT doesn't I copied the wrong one thats her...

IT doesn't I copied the wrong one thats her sister:(
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-08-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Gerryd
Ah I thought they were the same so possibly Red...

Ah I thought they were the same so possibly Red Cross insignia .
She left England for France at the begging of 1918 and I think thats when the watch was presented to her. Her records state she was...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-08-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Gerryd
Right I'm no expert here but the British Red...

Right I'm no expert here but the British Red Cross consisted of both male and female volunteers and VADS we're made up of men and women "FANY" seems to be associated with the females thats all?
The...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-08-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 511
Posted By Gerryd
I think I may have answered my own question,...

I think I may have answered my own question, found this in old threads

First Aid Nursing Yeomanry
By Army Order 94 of 31st March 1927 it was re-designated First Aid Nrusing Yeomany (Ambulance...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-08-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 511
Posted By Gerryd
Mike do you think he'll look here or would it be...

Mike do you think he'll look here or would it be better to pm him?

Pete
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-08-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Gerryd
Manchester Fany & VAD's

My name is Pete but there must be lots of Peters on here so I'm known as Gerry I answer to either.
I'm not particularly into badges and my main interest is in WW1 watches and thats what has lead me...
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