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PIETER (Belgium)

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Karen Report 28 Dec 2011 10:01

Pieter - surname not known, lived London, came over from Belgium with family, mum, dad and poss two sisters. Was in WW1 in British Army uniform, poss sargeant as wearing a flat capped hat, picture is very grainy and old though, lived Caledonian Road area in London, returned to Belgium ater the war maybe, thank yo for any help. :-D


Gins Report 28 Dec 2011 10:07

We need some dates and birth date if we have any chance of finding him

Do you have other names that he was connected to? Do you know if he married...who/when?


Karen Report 28 Dec 2011 11:07

Hi, it's a bit of ashot in the dark. H was my nans fathe although he is not on her birth certificate. All we know is that he and his family excaped Belgium before the war andhe was in WW1 as a Sargeant. His parents and two sisters I believe lived in Caledonian Road, London. I've assumed his birth year to be 1895 onwards as my great grandmother was born 1900, so I am assuming they were of a similar age, his photo shows that he wasn't an older man. I think I am asking for two much in trying to find any information about him but I thought I'd have a go. thanks for your quick response. regards, Karen


Flick Report 28 Dec 2011 11:13

When and where was his child born?


Karen Report 28 Dec 2011 11:37

Child born London hospital, poss St Lukes Holborn Oct 17th 1918, he may have rented rooms in York/Yorke Way, London


Karen Report 28 Dec 2011 11:43

married I am told when he returned to Belgium after the war


Gins Report 28 Dec 2011 11:50

The only thing I can suggest is that you search the electoral role for Caledonian Road London but there wouldnt have been one (ER) taken during the war years

You would need to go to the local main library to Caledonian Road and search


Flick Report 28 Dec 2011 11:52

I doubt that they would have been eligible to vote


Karen Report 28 Dec 2011 12:03

Thanks anyway, to all who have replied and I wish you all a Happy New Year :-)


Gins Report 28 Dec 2011 12:10

True Flick I wasnt thinking what year it was!


Gins Report 28 Dec 2011 12:16


PM me your email. Ive found a service record and it has a photo of the man....lonnnng shot but it only takes a minute to look!

Great Britain, Royal Aero Club Aviators’ Certificates, 1910-1950
Name: Pieter De Fremery
Birth Date: 21 Mar 1897
Birth Location: Belawan Estate <<<No idea were this is?


Stuart Report 28 Dec 2011 14:17

Belawan Estate near Medan (a harbour town), Sumatra. Area put under Dutch Governance latter half 19th century. Europeans running plantations - lots of tobacco, mainly Dutch. Try googling Belawan Estate - de Fremery and belawan estate
Pieter de Fremery died 1988, Wassenaar, Netherlands


Gillian Report 14 Nov 2012 14:45

Dear Folks
Does anyone know,how I can find out more about my neice`s grandfather,We do know that his name was Alphonce Leon Coache,born 14th march 1916,Belgium.
His mother came from Scotland,and married a man from Belgium,they lived in Belgium until Alphonce was abt 8yrs old.when his mother left his father and came back to England, Alphonce eventually changed his name to Alfred Leon Coache.
Is there any way we can find out his mother or fathers name?
Please can anyone tell me where go from here.?

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 14 Nov 2012 16:18

Gillian it would be better perhaps if you start your own thread for your search, otherwise it will be missed possibly as the original post was dated a year ago.

Delete your post here and start a new one( click on 'New topic' at top of page ) and I am sure someone will help.

NB PM sent with marriage of Alphonse, which 'may' give father's name.