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Cyril Rodger Scully c1950 married scotland?

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ceri

ceri Report 21 Jun 2013 22:01

Hi
Im trying to locate a 'old pal' of my granddads who he would like information on good or bad, he saved my granddads life back in northern Ireland. In 1971 he believes he was around 20/21 years old, which would put his year of birth somewhere around 1950.

His name was Cyril Rodger Scully, he married a lady in Scotland we believe. and we believe he was born in or around Strood.

From what I have found so far I fear he died young? Although there is conflicting information for a birth result and the original images are also conflicting?

Can someone help advise what im doing wrong or why this conflicting information may have arisen?

Thanks in advance

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 21 Jun 2013 22:06

Sadly looking like bad news

Name: Cyril Roger Scully
Birth Date: 5 Aug 1945
Date of Registration: Apr 1986
Age at Death: 40
Registration District: Gravesend
Inferred County: Kent
Volume: 16
Page: 1019

ceri

ceri Report 21 Jun 2013 22:09

that's what I found as fear the worst, but there appears to be 2 births but images don't match

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 21 Jun 2013 22:10

Both birth registrations appear to have the same mothers maiden name

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 21 Jun 2013 22:54

http://twgpp.org/information.php?id=3400556

Scully, Cyril Roger

Cemetery: Rochester (Strood) Cemetery
Country: England
Area: Kent
Rank: Sergeant
Official Number: 24053706
Unit: Royal Tank Regiment
Force: Army
Nationality: British
Details:
14th January 1986. Age 40. V 431.

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 21 Jun 2013 23:24

If your grandfather wanted to follow this up, you could ask him which Tank Regiment he was in and search on line for a reunion/old comrades site.
You may find someone who know Cyril later in his career

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 21 Jun 2013 23:30

Have you searched on this site as a possible listed if you go by the earlier birth

ceri

ceri Report 21 Jun 2013 23:32

That looks like him thanks detective, how unfortunate? Wonder how he died ill speak to my granddad about possibly getting a death cert for him? Im sure he will want to visit the cemetery.

Aileen

Aileen Report 23 Jun 2013 21:01

I think this is the marriage you spoke of

1969 SCULLY CYRIL ROGER GILCHRIST SANDRA EASTWOOD AND MEARNS /LANARK

It would appear that his widow returned to Scotland but has also passed on

2010 GILCHRIST SANDRA SCULLY F 62 EASTWOOD AND MEARNS /EAST RENFREWSHIRE

Aileen

Aileen Report 23 Jun 2013 21:17

Google his name it will give you a picture of his grave

Liz 47

Liz 47 Report 24 Jun 2013 11:33

Is this of any help - Liz

[IMAGE] Rochester (Strood) Cemetery - Scully, Cyril Roger
Cemetery: Rochester (Strood) Cemetery

Country: England

Area: Kent

Rank: Sergeant

Official Number: 24053706

Unit: Royal Tank Regiment

Force: Army

Nationality: British

Details:
14th January 1986. Age 40. V 431.