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John Rae

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K

K Report 24 Nov 2012 14:42

Thanks Marie Celeste

Kayx

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 24 Nov 2012 14:41

K - I hope you don't mind but I've copied that info to the other thread

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 24 Nov 2012 14:37

I'll nudge the original thread to the front of the board and put any info I find on there, not on here (this thread should really be deleted as you now have a few).

K

K Report 24 Nov 2012 14:36


First name(s): John
Last name: RAE
Calculated year of birth: 1886
Parish of birth: N Leith
Town of birth: Leith
County of birth: Midlothian
Age at attestation: 18 years 10 months
Attestation date: 31 August 1904
Attestation corps: 3RD ROYAL SCOTS
Attestation soldier number: 9972
Discharge rank:
Discharge corps: Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment) - 1st Foot
Discharge soldier number:
The National Archives reference: WO96 / 8 / 139

Home address listed as 14 Cooper St Leith
Parents listed as stepfather John and mother Mary

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 24 Nov 2012 14:34

Hello Jill - you need to add this to your original thread where it will be seen in context - go to the "My Threads" link on the left to get back to it.

We need all the info in one place.

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1314424

Jill

Jill Report 24 Nov 2012 14:27

I know I have put this request in before buy I now have some more info on him.
He lived at 14 cooper Street lieth Midlothian with his father john and mother Mary He was born 1888c and in 1911 he wasn't at that address I think he went to sea or emigrated not sure Canada or USA