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John Redican - Stoker on MFA Eleanor.

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Helena Report 22 Jan 2013 20:36

Looking for photo of John Redican born Hartlepool 1885.Later lived in Stockton-on-Tees. Married Ann Milburn 1913 and died on board the MFA Eleanor when she was blown up in 1918 off the Isle of Wight.

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Reggie Report 22 Jan 2013 22:13

There may not be any photos of him...............

Look for his details in 'search all trees'. If anyone is researching him, send a message

And 'please' always goes down well when you're looking for help


PricklyHolly Report 22 Jan 2013 22:22

Hi Helena....

According to this record he was born in 1890??

UK, Royal Navy and Royal Marine War Graves Roll, 1914-1919
about John Redican
Name: John Redican
Rank: Stoker
Birth Date: 19 Jul 1890
Birth Place: West Hartlepool, Durham, England
Branch of Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Cause of Death: Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action
Official Number Port Division: 2821 S. (Ch)
Death Date: 12 Feb 1918
Ship or Unit: MFA Eleanor
Location of Grave: Not recorded
Name and Address of Cemetery: Body Not Recovered For Burial
Relatives Notified and Address: Wife: Annie, 22 Denmark St, Thornaby-on-Tees, Stockton-on-Tees, Durham


Vera Report 22 Jan 2013 22:44

Found this on the National Archives site.......

Name Redican, John Place of Birth: West Hartlepool, Durham Number: S2821 19-07-1890

Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Royal Naval Reserve Ratings' Records of Service (Microfiche Copies).
Name Redican, John Place of Birth: West Hartlepool, Durham Number: S2821 19-07-1890.

Collection: Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies

Date range: 01 January 1908 - 31 December 1955

Reference:BT 377/7/89130

Subjects:Merchant seaman, Navy

Regards Vera

Mike *

Mike * Report 22 Jan 2013 23:50


Births Sep 1884
Rodicen John - Hartlepool 10a 129

Mike *

Mike * Report 22 Jan 2013 23:58

Just to confirm age ....


John Redican
Age: 6
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1885
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Peter Redican
Mother's Name: Mary A Redican
Gender: Male
Where born: West Hartlepool, Durham, England

Civil parish: Stockton on Tees
Ecclesiastical parish: Holy Trinity
County/Island: Durham

Peter Redican 37
Mary A Redican 31
Kate Redican 8
John Redican 6
James Redican 5
Mary I Redican 4
Alice Redican 2
Ellen Redican 1


Thelma Report 23 Jan 2013 00:38

He is in 10 trees on Ancestry/Mundia no photo but other photos of his family.
Enter his brother James 1886.