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Desmond Richard Harris

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Gail Report 8 Dec 2012 12:25

Trying to locate family of Desmond Richard Harris born 1926/27 resided in uk in 1964 where we beleive he has family but last known residence was Joondalup Perth partner is his biological son and wishes to trace his step siblings.If anyone can help ...thanks

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Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 8 Dec 2012 13:32

Think you have double clicked and your request has gone in twice.

Best to delete the other one :-)


brummiejan Report 8 Dec 2012 18:29

Was he born in the UK?


Gail Report 8 Dec 2012 19:21

as far as we know he was born in London uk and emigrated after 1964 to Perth Australia.


brummiejan Report 8 Dec 2012 21:16

There are only 2 births of a Desmond R. Harris in the South-East of England, one is 1915 and the other 1931. The first has middle initials R.D. and there seems to be a marriage for him in 1947 - but he is perhaps a bit too old? And I think there is a death for him in England 1997 - name was Desmond Richard D. Harris.

There are just 7 marriages in England for a Desmond R. Harris in the 20 years prior to 1964 - assuming he married of course! 2 (including the one above) are in London.

Do you have any other info whatsoever, such as names of other family members? If a bit sensitive, PM me by clicking on my name.


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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 8 Dec 2012 21:27

The one born in 1931 died soon after birth.



Gail Report 9 Dec 2012 10:49

we know he was married prior to 1964 and had children at this time also we think his wife's name was ann.....but not sure if she was second or first wife...its really hard a lot of our info is based on hearsay. We also think he may have had some part of his childhood in india .


brummiejan Report 9 Dec 2012 12:08

Gail has sent me a PM with some more detail. Desmond was definitely in London area 1964. She has reason to believe he was born at the start of 1927, but as far as I can tell there is no birth for him in England/Wales.


Cherilyn Report 3 Jan 2013 07:37


So sorry to tell you but it seems likely Desmond passed away in 2011 (though this makes his birth c1929):

Application Number KC00181818 See legend for application code details
Aged (Years) 80
Date of Death 13/04/2011

His ashes were scattered. It appears his wife may still be alive, I have sent you a PM with the details.

Good luck, do let us know how you go.


Gail Report 3 Jan 2013 19:26

Thank you cheryl for your did u find out this my partner would love to contact his children and try and build a picture of his dad and also would love to meet them .

Kind regards


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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 3 Jan 2013 20:31


Google his name in quotation marks.



Cherilyn Report 4 Jan 2013 05:07

MCB WA has burial details (Metropolitan Cemetery Board, just Google it)

His wife appears to be still living in Innaloo (Perth suburb), see online White Pages as per my PM to you.


Gail Report 6 Jan 2013 18:27

Thank you for your help cheryl..xx