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Edna Report 13 Feb 2013 15:51

To Reggie or TonyOz thank you both for all your help I am dipping in and out of this and forgot my manners.Mum is disabled and has no other family she is distraught that she doesn't know what happend to her brother,I'm up to my eyes in it looking after her that doesn't excuse bad manners ,I'm at a loss what to do next I've checked BMD nothing incidentally the photo tonyOz posted with the info was not clifford
Regards irene


Edna Report 13 Feb 2013 08:54

With help I've traced my uncle Clifford Stanley Salmon DOB 19/07/1925 Manchester United Kingdom mother Anne father Samual sisters Irene and Edna to arriving in Sidney in 1950 he joined the Austrailian navy R/39015 served until 1954 then nothing he seems to have disappeared,I'm really stuck ,mum is 85 and has not had any contact for 63 years.can any one help?


TonyOz Report 6 Feb 2010 23:19

Hi Edna.

SALMON CLIFFORD STANLEY : Service Number - R/39815 : Date of birth - 19 Jul 1925 : Place of birth - MANCHESTER ENGLAND : Place of enlistment - SYDNEY : Next of Kin - ANNE
4438848 Series number
A6770 Series accession number
Control symbol
Contents date range
1939 - 1948 Extent
Access status

Some of the above service records can be viewed on-line ( Digital Copy )

N.A.A ( National Archives of Australia )

1.Search now – as a guest
2. Keywords (or name) "Type in Clifford Stanley Salmon....then "SEARCH"
3. "click' on DISPLAY
4. See: View Digital Copy

Cant see a death for him in N.S.W up to 1979.Nor Victoria up to 1985
Nothing in The Ryerson Index ( Australian Newspaper Obituary ) up to 2009....for a Clifford Stanley Salmon )

Born in 1925 its also quite possible he is still alive, and about 85 years old.
Australian White pages directory is on-line.

One C.SALMON aged 32 shown on incoming passengers to England from Australia in1959....although birth date and year differ from yours ( 1925 ) Last given address was New Zealand

Address in England given on passenger list was
Looks like: 1 Homerton road Newton Heath, Manchester

Name: C Salmon
Birth Date: 2 Mar 1927
Age: 32
Port of Departure: Sydney, Australia
Arrival Date: 7 Nov 1959
Port of Arrival: Southampton, England
Ports of Voyage: Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Fremantle, Colombo, Bombay, Aden and Port Said
Ship Name: Stratheden
Search Ship Database: View the 'Stratheden' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Shipping Line: Escombe McGrath & Company
Official Number: 8212/01

Tony ( Australia )


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 6 Feb 2010 14:33

Can I suggest you edit your title to include 'in Australia?' ?

That way, Australian specialists will be attracted to it.

In the mean time, this thread may set you on your way - copy and paste it into your browser bar


Edna Report 6 Feb 2010 14:22

clifford stanley salmon dob19/07/1925 born manchester left for austrailia1950 joined austrailian navy please any info