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daniel mason

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faye Report 3 Aug 2013 18:29

Daniel mason died 1943 father Frederick morgan mother gkadys powell. was looking for d.o.b and birthplace. he was in the military as a pilot/propeller technician died in his 30s due to a plane accident during the 2 world war think he was probably my great great cousin???? would like more information. lived in the forest of dean gloucestrshire <3


brummiejan Report 3 Aug 2013 18:32

It's a bit unclear what names you have - on the face of it his parents were Morgan/Powell and his surname was Mason??


brummiejan Report 3 Aug 2013 18:33


Births Dec 1923 (>99%)
Morgan Daniel T Powell Bedwellty 11a 175


faye Report 3 Aug 2013 18:43

yes morgan/powell surname was mason


faye Report 3 Aug 2013 18:44

maybe stepson of Gladys??


brummiejan Report 3 Aug 2013 18:56

Or stepson of Frederick!!


faye Report 3 Aug 2013 19:10

that's the one? any info? :-)

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 3 Aug 2013 19:15

faye, did you just delete the Ida hughes/Coates thread? if so did you see the death I posted on it before you did so?


rootgatherer Report 3 Aug 2013 19:15


Aircraftman 2nd Class
Service No:
Date of Death:
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Grave Reference
New ground S.E. of church.

Additional Information:

Husband of Caroline Mary Mason, of Bishopswood, Walford.

Looks like he married a Powell?

Marriages Jun 1939

Mason Daniel Powell Ross 6a 1541
Powell Caroline M Mason Ross 6a 1541


rootgatherer Report 3 Aug 2013 19:24

Couple of possible births if he was born in England or Wales

Births Mar 1912 Mason Daniel Steele Pontypridd 11a 1216

Births Jun 1912 Mason Daniel Hayler Eastbourne 2b 136

How do you know his parents names please?


faye Report 3 Aug 2013 19:28

do you know where he was born parents siblings etc I visited his grave in june didn't know anything about him till my nan pointed it out


faye Report 3 Aug 2013 19:29

my nan is related to Gladys powel. my nan mum was Gladys sister


rootgatherer Report 3 Aug 2013 19:33

You would probably be best buying his marriage certificate to get his father's name and occupation.

I have posted a couple of possible births above but really without even his father's name to go on it would only be guesswork to say which birth, if any, is his.


rootgatherer Report 3 Aug 2013 19:34

Daniel married a Powell - see marriage posted above


rootgatherer Report 3 Aug 2013 19:46

Looks like his wife re-married

Marriages Jun 1950

BRACE Archibald L MASON Ross 9a 240
Mason Caroline M Brace Ross 9a 240

Name: Caroline Mary Brace
Birth Date: 13 Feb 1915
Date of Registration: Dec 1995
Age at Death: 80
Registration District: Ross
Inferred County: Gloucestershire, Herefordshire
Register Number: 14B
District and Subdistrict: 5241
Entry number: 245

Births Mar 1915
Powell Caroline M Latham Merthyr T. 11a 1937

Her parents marriage?

Marriages Sep 1912

Latham Beatrice Powell Pontypridd 11a 1305
Powell William Latham Pontypridd 11a 1305


rootgatherer Report 3 Aug 2013 19:51

Marriages Sep 1935

Morgan Frederick E Powell Ross 6a 1448
Powell Gladys Morgan Ross 6a 1448

I do think that it is more likely that it was Daniel's wife Caroline who was related to Gladys Powell.

What was your Nan's Mum's name please?

Can you tell us either when Gladys was born or who her parents were please?


Christine Report 4 Aug 2013 00:15

I do not know which one is wrong, but the Forest of Dean site has Daniel's age as 24 on his burial record.

Record_ID: 85107
Entry_Number: 405
Year: 1943
Month: Apr
Day: 20
Surname: MASON
Forenames: Daniel
Residence: Bishopswood
Age_at_death: 24
Officiating_Minister: W[illiam] Ellam
Event: Burial
Page_No: 51
Parish_Chapel: Bishopswood
Soundex: M250


faye Report 6 Aug 2013 20:04

nan mum name was Florence edith


faye Report 6 Aug 2013 20:05

looking for a cause of his death too?? did he gain any medals??