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We used to have handwritten loan slips in the third library I worked in and I became expert at deciphering... :)

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That's brilliant, thank you Dai, you are on the ball!

Kind regards.

 Tom.

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Back to post 210...

 

there is a Michael Bracken b 1849 who enlisted in RE 1873 #12196

He was court martialled after 6 years...'has been addicted to drink'

 

May be your man-from Wigtonshire and joined in London

 

George

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It was worth a shot George, only the age does not match, but thank you for trying indeed!

Kind regards.

 Tom

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Dai Bach y Sowldiwr
4 hours ago, George Rayner said:

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there is a Michael Bracken b 1849 who enlisted in RE 1873 #12196

 

2 hours ago, museumtom said:

It was worth a shot George, only the age does not match

The age is way out on John Burke/Bourke too Tom ( 49 or 60) but I think he's the right man.

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Y'know I agree with you regarding Burke/Bourke Dai. It seems to fit.

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 Tom.

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The Dublin Workhouse Admission record mentioned before is for a man with roughly right age. 48 in 1907/8. Address was “S/S from Liverpool”; occupation Saddler. It is noted he is Mute. Note says “Pass Over brother 25 Little Strand Street”

Seemed he had lost his job.

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Hello Mark, you do not give a name? Do you Burke/Bourke? He was a career soldier and in his info it does not say he was a mute or a saddler. Thank you for trying Mark it is very much appreciated.

Kind regards.

 Tom.

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Not many Patricks to look through!!

George

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Not really George, but I found him. He died after discharge. Discharged 03/04/1915. No 8693.

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Not Patrick Broe then who was discharged with TB and listed as 8693 RIF!

 

George

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Yep, thats the guy!! well done George.

Kind regards.

 Tom.

You make it look easy. Too easy, I thought that would be much more difficult!

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Lucky guess!

 

George

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8 hours ago, Mark1959 said:

The Dublin Workhouse Admission record mentioned before is for a man with roughly right age. 48 in 1907/8. Address was “S/S from Liverpool”; occupation Saddler. It is noted he is Mute. Note says “Pass Over brother 25 Little Strand Street”

Seemed he had lost his job.

Michael Bracken. Apologies

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Thank you for trying Mark!.

 George..great research. I hope those to come are easier.

 Kind regards.

 Tom.

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Leslie Crawford, I read it as (perhaps Norton as a middle name ?) Can't see anything obvious although I'm on my phone

 

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1 hour ago, museumtom said:

This lad has me stumped, can you help please?

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On the 1911 census, there's a Leslie Crawford boarding at the correct address, (45 Lower Georges Street).  He was a 29-year-old gardener, born Cork.

 

However, I can't find his birth, or see him on the 1901.

 

 

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Thanks lads I thought it might be Leslie Preston Crawford, but who knows it could be Norton as well. I did see him in the 1911 Census but not in the 1901 nor could I find a birth cert for him. He is a real mystery. Thank you for all your help, you are keeping me on the straight and narrow!

Kindest regards.

 Tom.

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I think it is Leslie Preston Crawford 1879-1915....but other than death can find nothing worldwide, Ireland or UK

 

George

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He is 14976. Enlisted 15/11/1905. 2+10. Parents and brother correct and in Ballynakill.  Mobilised 7/8/14. BEF 18/8/14 to 1/10/14. Discharged unfit 15/12/14. Married 1912 and 2 kids. 11 Company RE when with BEF. Only got to them on 21/9/14.

Occupation stableman.

Few papers exist. On Ancestry but cannot immediately find on FMP.

He had previously tried to get in

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=GBM/WO97/4641/011/001&parentid=GBM/WO97/4641/542559

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Not many by the name of James Darcy in the RE Tom, but this one maybe worth looking at?

MIC Dvr. 14976 RE James Darcy

 

Was in France 17/8/14.

Discharged (Not sure when!)

? Died.

Medals applied for by Mrs. M. Sutton, Knockaboy, Grantstown, Waterford in 1925 & 1926.

 

Edit. Mark got there first.

Edit.Edit. Can't find him on Ancestry Service Records. Can you post a link Mark?

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His wife was Mary nee Dunne - so presumably re-married and became Mrs Sutton. 

Roll shows 14 Star and Clasp.

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