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John D Driscoll

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Jackie

Jackie Report 11 Apr 2013 11:41

John D Driscoll 1907, born in Greenock Renfrewshire. Brother Thomas 1913-1980. Parents James and Helen.
I have found these in the 1911 Scottish census but can't find any more information. Any suggestions as to where I can look? Thought maybe he died in action.

Jonesey

Jonesey Report 11 Apr 2013 11:43

If he died during WW2 or then look for him at www.cwgc.org

He would have been too young for service during WW1 but could have served during WW2.

Jackie

Jackie Report 11 Apr 2013 11:53

Thanks. I will give it a try.

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 11 Apr 2013 12:13

Presumably you've looked on Scotlandspeople?

With a free search 1911 - 2005, there are no records for John D, but
30 marriages and 13 deaths as plain John Driscoll.

As you probably know - Scotlandspeople is free to search, by pay to view - no subscriptions :-0

Is John listed on anyone elses tree on this site? If so, have you contacted them?

Jackie

Jackie Report 11 Apr 2013 12:17

Thanks. I have searched Www. Cwgc but to no avail. I will have another go at Scotland's People.

Dougieb1

Dougieb1 Report 11 Apr 2013 17:53

John Driscoll died in 1935 aged 28 in the Greenock East District.
His Death as available on line


Regards,

Dougie

Jackie

Jackie Report 12 Apr 2013 11:24

Thanks Dougie. Why couldn't I find it?

Dougieb1

Dougieb1 Report 12 Apr 2013 12:29

I keyed in John Driscoll Statutory Deaths born 1907 plus or minus a year and did a search.
I was then given a number of people with the name.
I knew that you were looking for the Greenock area so I then narrowed it down.
You will be able to get a copy of his death on line

Regards,

Dougie

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 12 Apr 2013 12:37

Don't worry Jackie

- there was a different query earlier this week. Although someone else could find the reference on Scotlandspeople, even by following their instructions, it didn't work for me :-0

Jackie

Jackie Report 12 Apr 2013 15:52

Thank you all for your help.
Jackie