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My research checklist – an update

When I was researching my great grandparents, Joseph Whimpey and Sarah Jane Sharp, I found I needed to update my checklist. Sarah was born in 1853 in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England.  She came with her parents to Australia in 1863.  Also, one of Joseph and Sarah’s son had been killed in the First World War.  I… Continue reading My research checklist – an update

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Australia, World War II Military Service Records, 1939-1945

Entries in this collection at Ancestry.com sometimes have a link to records on Fold3.  There are two reasons why I prefer to go directly to the National Archives of Australia website. Firstly, the National Archives website is free, so you don’t need to take out a separate subscription to access the records, and secondly, it’s… Continue reading Australia, World War II Military Service Records, 1939-1945