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William Arthur Fradley

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Gary

Gary Report 18 Jul 2013 22:48

I have been trying to trace any relatives of William Arthur Fradley who was born in 1917 in, I believe, Kingston and died in an air accident in Lincolshire, 1941. Any information would be very useful.

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 18 Jul 2013 22:53

Hello Gary, do you mean living relatives or are you looking for his ancestors?

How have you connected to him?

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 18 Jul 2013 22:55

FRADLEY, WILLIAM ARTHUR

Rank: Sergeant
Trade: Radio/Obs.
Service No: 90045
Date of Death: 17/12/1941
Age: 24
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Grave Reference: Row B. Grave 7.
Cemetery WITTERING (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD

Additional Information: Son of Victor and Florence Fradley, of West Worthing, Sussex.

From http://www.cwgc.org/

Gary

Gary Report 18 Jul 2013 22:58

Thanks for the quick reply. Yes any relatives living and my connection is , he was my birth mothers 1st husband and my half sister, his daughter has asked me to help.

Catherine

Catherine Report 18 Jul 2013 23:03

Births Jun 1916 (>99%)
Fradley Victor K Harvey Kingston 2a 784
Births Dec 1917 (>99%)
Fradley William A Harvey Kingston 2a 562
Births Jun 1920 (>99%)
Fradley Margaret A Harvey Horsham 2b 642

...............so 2 possible siblings that I can see.

Catherine

Catherine Report 18 Jul 2013 23:05

Parents marriage:-

Marriages Sep 1915 (>99%)

Fradley Victor Harvey Kingston 2a 1321

...........although spouse not showing?

Catherine

Catherine Report 18 Jul 2013 23:06

Spouse on another page, or an error intranscription:-

Marriages Sep 1915 (>99%)
Harvey Florence E Fradley Kingston 2a 1621

Catherine

Catherine Report 18 Jul 2013 23:09

Possible marriage for him?

Marriages Dec 1938 (>99%)

Fradley William A Wood Horsham 2b 747
Wood Valerie M Fradley Horsham 2b 747

The district Horsham spans the boundaries of the counties of Sussex and West Sussex

2 possible children that fit with this marriage!

Gary

Gary Report 18 Jul 2013 23:11

Thanks Catherine did not know about Margaret and have found a tree with Victor K on and have sent message.

Gary

Gary Report 18 Jul 2013 23:14

Yes That is the right marriage. Valerie or Violet as she was born.

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 19 Jul 2013 08:51

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007
about Victor Kenneth Fradley Name: Victor Kenneth Fradley
Birth Date: 7 Apr 1916
Date of Registration: Mar 1992
Age at Death: 75
Registration District: Chichester
Inferred County: Sussex
Volume: 18
Page: 1830



PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 19 Jul 2013 09:03

??

England & Wales, Marriage Index, 1916-2005
about Victor K Fradley Name: Victor K Fradley
Spouse Name: Patricia Attwater
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1939
Registration District: Chanctonbury
Inferred County: Sussex
Volume Number: 2b
Page Number: 1335



England & Wales, Birth Index, 1916-2005
about Patricia Attwater Name: Patricia Attwater
Mother's Maiden Surname: Gravely
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1918
Registration District: Horsham
Inferred County: Hampshire
Volume Number: 2b
Page Number: 486

(One child born to this marriage........she appears with her husband on the 2011-2013 electoral role)




..England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007
about Patricia Fradley Name: Patricia Fradley
Birth Date: 21 May 1918
Date of Registration: Jun 2005
Age at Death: 87
Registration District: South east Hampshire
Inferred County: Hampshire
Register Number: H59
District and Subdistrict: 501/3
Entry number: 251



Gary

Gary Report 19 Jul 2013 10:02

Thanks for the info. You state that there was one child born to the marriage, but have not given a name. Do you have the name so that I can research it.

Reggie

Reggie Report 19 Jul 2013 10:09

Look for it on freebmd

Flip

Flip Report 19 Jul 2013 10:09

If you search using name and mothers maiden name you'll find the birth in 1945 on here:
http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 19 Jul 2013 11:05

Details PM'd in case Gary can't find it.

Catherine

Catherine Report 19 Jul 2013 12:52

As the family seem to have moved to Sussex, then this could be marriage for Margaret?

England & Wales, Marriage Index, 1916-2005 about Margaret A Fradley
Name: Margaret A Fradley
Spouse Surname: Duke
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1942
Registration District: Worthing
Inferred County: Sussex
Volume Number: 2b
Page Number: 985
Find Spouse: Gordon C Duke

.........................

possible death for Gordon:-

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007 about Gordon Clarence Duke
Name: Gordon Clarence Duke
Birth Date: 15 Apr 1920
Date of Registration: Jul 1996
Age at Death: 76
Registration District: Worthing
Inferred County: West Sussex
Register Number: 16A
District and Subdistrict: 7861
Entry number: 98

................but not seeing anything for Margaret so possible she is still living.

.......................................

will pm possible children to this marriage!