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Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Round Up!

Over the last two weeks I have shared fourteen photographs, one each day of someone who I thought should be acknowledged for the contribution they made in respect of King (and Queen) and Country. We started out at the beginning … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Day Fourteen

This photograph was among some family photos that I acquired through the late cousin of my Grandfather, Ivy Sheffield. She had several of William Arthur West in South Africa during the Boer War, including one of him with another unknown … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Day Thirteen

I have been to Canberra and the Canberra War Memorial several time. I last visited in October 2012 and you can read about that HERE This is a photograph of the wall of rememberance. The N.L. Ludlow is of interest. … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Day Twelve

This is the document that relates to Edward Ellis, born in Geelong Victoria Australia the son of Frederick Ellis (1845 – 1914) and Sarah Ann Newton (1851 – 1923) on 3rd March 1882 and was one of 14 children.  All of Edward’s … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Day Eleven

Today’s picture is staying with my late father in-law. Yesterday we saw his recognition for taking part in the Arctic Convoys during the second world war. We know from his medals that he was in Palestine in 1949. By 1960 … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Day Ten

This picture has hung in my in-laws hall for at least the last 15 years or so. Just recently I had cause to look a bit closer at it and take some photographs. What does this signify? This was given … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Day Nine

This is a photograph of my late father in law. We can not be absolutely sure when he joined the British Navy, but he did, and served until at least 1949.  We recently have been given his medals and that … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Day Eight

This is a photograph of my Mum’s first Cousin, who I will refer to as FT. Whilst FT is now deceased, he had an unusual surname and has left quite a few descendants. I do not know where this was … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Day Seven

This photograph was taken on a really grey and miserable autumn day about 20 years ago. It is the War Memorial at Elstead in Surrey, about 2 miles from Puttenham where the majority of my Great Grandmother’s family hailed from. … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Day Six

This post is about my 4th Great Grandfather George Ellis. He has lead me on quite a journey! George Ellis was baptised on 12 June 1774 at Holy Trinity Church in Guildford Surrey, the son of James Ellis and Elizabeth … Continue reading

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