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۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 15 Apr 2013 02:53

Ah I see, THIS Frank was a Flight Sgt and airman, killed in action but in WWII, he was the son of Frank & Nellie, b. 1923 as originally posted:

SPENCER FRANK GEORGE : Service Number - 427360 : Date of birth - 22 Feb 1923 : Place of birth - MAYLANDS WA : Place of enlistment - PERTH : Next of Kin - SPENCER FRANK

He was only 19 when he enlisted in WWII, a jnr draughtsman. He was reported missing during air operations over France, presumed dead by July 1944. Big lad at 6' tall, 11 stone 6lbs. Father's address was 13 Sherwood St, Maylands; his occupation was stores packer. Frank George attended Perth Modern School 1935-1940 and Perth Technical College 1940-41. There are a few small photos of him in his dossier at www.naa.gov.au/collection/search/

The West Australian, Thursday 18 July 1946
SPENCER (F/Sgt. Frank George).-In loving, memory of our beloved son, lost over France, July 18, 1944, loving brother of Ken and Elsie. Sadly missed.
SPENCER, Frank (Flight-Sergeant). In loving memory of our dear brother, killed In air operations over France, July 18, 1944. Inserted by his loving brother Ken, sister-in-law Molly, and Kenneth John.
The West Australian, Friday 18 July 1947
SPENCER.-In loving memory of our beloved son, F/Sgt. Frank George Spencer, lost over France. July 18, 1944. Sadly missed by his parents and sister.
[From NLA Trove]


Brother Ken was born as Kenneth in 1920 (no middle name), he married Edith Mary THOMAS (known as Molly) in 1945 in Perth (reg 540). He died 5/10/1980 aged only 60. Molly died 22/12/2006 aged 90. They had a daughter b. Oct 1950 but no name given in birth notice.

Sister Elsie J was born in 1928 in Perth (reg 2566), she married Raymond Chas ILES in 1949 in Perth (reg 930). Raymond died 16/5/2009 aged 81. It appears Elsie may still be living (see www.whitepages.com.au, residential search). :-D

The West Australian, Saturday 16 April 1949
The marriage of Elsie Joy, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. Spencer, 13 Sherwood-street, Maylands, to Raymond Charles, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Iles, 44 Chelmsford-road. Mt. Lawley, will take place this Saturday, April 16, at St. Alban's Church, Beaufort street, at 5 p.m.

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 15 Apr 2013 02:44

OK I am a bit confused...

Alice M EDMONDS married Frank SPENCER in 1908 in Fremantle (reg 32). She died in 1951 in Perth (reg 1410), aged 51 - so not your Alice.

This is the WWI enlistment of THAT Frank:
SPENCER Frank : Service Number - 5785 : Place of Birth - Adelaide SA : Place of Enlistment - Blackboy Hill WA : Next of Kin - (Wife) SPENCER Alice May

He was 31 when he enlisted in Feb 1916 (28th Btn), a mill hand, married with 2 children. He was promoted to Lance Corporal then T/Cpl in 1917 but reverted to Private at own request in Feb 1918. He was killed in action in France on 29th Aug 1918 (3 days after returning from leave). So not a flight sergeant...and could not have remarried to Nellie in 1920! Still looking...

Quoy

Quoy Report 12 Apr 2013 19:51

forgot to add
I know Flight Sergeant Spencer is the correct family as my friends dad remembers meeting a member of his family in the 1950s

Quoy

Quoy Report 12 Apr 2013 19:42

You have come up trumps again Cherilyn thank you

Now then my friends dad (who i am doing the tree for) said that his Aunt Alice went to Australia in 1906 and married Frank Spencer . Alice was born in 1890 her sister Nellie was born in 1894.

Could there have been 2 Frank Spencer's or could Frank have been married to Alice first and then Nellie mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 11 Apr 2013 07:23

Hi Quoy

Frank SPENCER married Nellie YOUNG in 1920 in Perth, WA (reg 88).

Frank George was born in Perth in 1923 (reg 570)

Nellie died on 29 Dec 1973 aged 79 and Frank on 5 Aug 1972 aged 78. Both buried at Karrakatta (Anglican) www.mcb.wa.gov.au

PS there was a Frank SPENCER who married to an Alice (much earlier) but different couple...that Frank was KIA in WWI

Quoy

Quoy Report 10 Apr 2013 06:24

Hello Cherilyn

can you please help with this chap's parents

I have Frank George Spencer
Flight Sergeant
Service No:
427360
Date of Death:
19/07/1944
Age:
21
Regiment/Service:
Royal Australian Air Force

Son of Frank and Nellie Spencer, of Maylands, Western Australia

I think they married in Australia as i cannot find a marriage in England.

Nellie was a Young but her first name could be Alice .

They had 2 more children Kenneth and Elsie

Thank you

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 5 Apr 2013 02:05

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۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 2 Apr 2013 09:01

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۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 27 Mar 2013 00:25

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۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 26 Mar 2013 07:56

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۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 25 Mar 2013 07:00

Hi Roy,

Nothing for Freda sorry [husband Arnold is at Karrakatta d. 2007 aged 91]

Kojonup Cemetery
SWANNELL , Sydney Archibald David d. 4 May 1967 aged 74 years
www.ozburials.com/index.htm

SWANNELL Sydney AD - 4828 Queen's Lancashire Regt 1950-1967
(NAA Recordsearch)

Karrakatta Cemetery (cremated, ashes taken)
EVANS, Kenneth Mervyn, d. 2 Dec 1982 late of Dalkeith
m. Mary L. MACKNESS 1953 [possible burial at Karrakatta, d. 2 Feb 1987 aged 68 as Mary Lillian]

EVANS KENNETH MERVYN : Service Number - W70462 : Date of birth - 28 Jun 1916 : Place of birth - VICTORIA PARK WA : Place of enlistment - BOYANUP WA : Next of Kin - EVANS RUBY
(NAA Recordsearch)



Roy

Roy Report 24 Mar 2013 16:26

Hi Cherilyn
Wondering if you could please help with the following burials in WA.
Freda Delphina Mackness, d. 1980 Plantagenet, WA
Kenneth Mervyn Evans, d. Dec 1982 Albany, WA
Sidney Archibald David Swannell d. May 1967 Katanning, WA
Look forward to hearing from you & many thanks.
Best regards
Roy Leonard

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 24 Mar 2013 05:33

HI Dawn

Can't find anything that early in Qld for that surname, sorry.

There is a death for Brian Richard Chas SMITHERMAN n Brisbane in 1965 (reg B70837).

There is also a marriage for Dorothy SMITHERMAN in 1921 to Frederick Reginald CHAMPION (reg B28242). Possible death for her in 1975 (parents not named). Frederick died in 1953, son of Frederick & Florence Mary (nee CUREL).

Dawn

Dawn Report 23 Mar 2013 04:11

Hi, could you please check Queensland records for any Smitherman's around 1910/1911/1912 if it is easy to do the lookup any other dates after that would be grat. Many thanks Dawn

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 23 Mar 2013 03:55

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۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 15 Mar 2013 01:18

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۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 11 Mar 2013 08:11

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۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 9 Mar 2013 03:12

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۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 1 Mar 2013 01:53

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۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 22 Feb 2013 01:18

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