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FMP Military lookup please

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Andrew

Andrew Report 8 Mar 2018 19:23

Could someone with a sub please check FMP for any record of

Theodore Chalmers born c1872 Forgue Banff or Aberdeenshire

He would have joined up between 1891 and 1901

Thanks in advance for any help.

Andy

greyghost

greyghost Report 8 Mar 2018 19:48

?? Your chap (DOB too late)

Britain School & University rolls 1914-1918 Transcription

First name(s) Theodore
Last name Chalmers
School / university name Aberdeen University
Narrative CHALMERS, THEODORE, MB, son of Alex. B. Chalmers; born Inverness, 17 June 1884. MB, 1906. Lieutenant, RAMC, June 1915. Served Home, 1915-18; France, March 1918 - March 1919. Final rank, Captain.
Notes -
Source University of Aberdeen - Roll of Service in the Great War 1914-1919
Roll Roll of Service
Country Scotland
Record set Britain School & University Memorial Rolls 1914-1918
Category Military, armed forces & conflict
Subcategory First World War
Collections from Great Britain, Scotland

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Supplement to the London Gazette 10 July 1915

15th June 1915

Theodore Chalmers M.B.

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London Gazette 4 July 1916

15th June 1916

Theodore Chalmers M.B.


greyghost

greyghost Report 8 Mar 2018 19:54

Is this one yours - more like right age ! Surprisingly not as uncommon a name as I would have thought.

Butchers apprentice to Doctor (lol) ...................

1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription
Gallowhill Street, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s) Last name Relationship Marital status Sex Age Birth year Birth place Occupation
Jane Chalmers Head Married Female 45 1846 Aberdeenshire, Scotland Masons WifeTranscription
Theodore Chalmers Son Unmarried Male 18 1873 Aberdeenshire, Scotland Butchers Apprentice
George Chalmers Son - Male 15 1876 Aberdeenshire, Scotland Tinsmiths Apprentice
Francis Chalmers Son - Male 9 1882 Aberdeenshire, Scotland Scholar
Robert Chalmers Son - Male 8 1883 Aberdeenshire, Scotland Scholar
John Chalmers Son - Male 7 1884 Banffshire, Scotland Scholar
Leslie Chalmers Son - Male 4 1887 Banffshire, Scotland -
James Parterson Boarder - Male 0 1891 Banffshire, Scotland -

Andrew

Andrew Report 8 Mar 2018 19:59

Hi Greyghost

Yes thats him in 1891

He married Jemima Morrison in 1894. She is on 1901 as a soldiers wife and 1911 as Mrs Theodore Chalmers.

The surname is very very common in Banff/Aberdeen. I'm trying to work down a family tree to a birth sometime around 1927.

Andy

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 8 Mar 2018 20:01

For info - is this his birth?

First name(s) Theodore
Last name Chalmers
Gender Male
Birth year 1872
Birth place Forgue,Aberdeen,Scotland

Father's first name(s) James
Father's last name Chalmers
Mother's first name(s) Jane
Mother's last name Rose
Place Forgue
County Aberdeenshire

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 8 Mar 2018 20:02

1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription
Hillhead of Colyne, Forgue, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
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Print transcription Add to tree Household Members
First name(s) Last name Relationship Marital status Sex Age Birth year Birth place Occupation
James Chalmers Head Married Male 36 1845 Marnoch, Banffshire, Scotland Stone Dyker & Crofter Transcription
Jane Rose Chalmers Wife Married Female 37 1844 Fyvie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Stone Dyker & Crofter Wife Transcription
Agnes Chalmers Daughter Unmarried Female 14 1867 Fyvie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland General Sevt Domestic Transcription
Theodore Chalmers Son - Male 8 1873 Forgue, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Scholar Transcription
Christian Chalmers Daughter - Female 6 1875 Forgue, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Scholar Transcription
George Chalmers Son - Male 5 1876 Forgue, Aberdeenshire, Scotland - Transcription
Margaret Chalmers Daughter - Female 3 1878 Forgue, Aberdeenshire, Scotland -

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 8 Mar 2018 20:03

1901 was the time of the Boer War, so he could well have been involved in that

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 8 Mar 2018 20:06

I know you have this, but it sometimes for others to see it

1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription
80, Gellymill Street, Macduff, Gamrie, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s) Last name Relationship Marital status Sex Age Birth year Birth place Occupation
Elizabeth Lawrence Head Widow Female 81 1820 Banff, Banffshire, Scotland - Transcription
Ellen Lawrence Daughter Single Female 51 1850 Banff, Banffshire, Scotland Dressmaker Transcription
Charles Lawrence Son Single Male 41 1860 Banff, Banffshire, Scotland Plasterer Transcription
Jemima Chalmers Granddaughter Married Female 27 1874 Macduff, Banffshire, Scotland Soldiers Wife Transcription
Annie Chalmers Grandchild Single Female 6 1895 Macduff, Banffshire, Scotland Scholar Transcription
James L Chalmers Grandchild Single Male 4 1897 Macduff, Banffshire, Scotland -

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 8 Mar 2018 20:07

Whose child do you think might have been born in 1927?

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 8 Mar 2018 20:09


Could this be his death?

CHALMERS
THEODORE
35
1908
147/A 12
Banff
B

Andrew

Andrew Report 8 Mar 2018 20:19

Thanks everyone.

Yes that could well be his death.

What I'm trying to do is work from a match on a DNA test. The match says third cousin to the name I have. The problem is, the name I have is just that a name and rough date of birth, so I'm searching the tree from the DNA match.I'm having to check every stem from about GGGrandparents downwards.Hope that makes sense.

Andy

Nyx

Nyx Report 8 Mar 2018 20:26

Gallahilll St Banff...is that the Gellymill st on 1901? Father James

British Army Service Records 1760-1915 Transcription

First name(s) Theadore
Last name Chalmers
Birth year 1875
Birth parish Goran
Birth town Glasgow
Birth county Lanarkshire
Birth country Scotland
Service number 4804
Regiment Highland Light Infantry
Year 1893
Attestation date 27 Jan 1893
Attestation age years 18
Attestation age months 4
Attestation service number 4804
Attestation corps Highland Light Infantry
Discharge corps Highland Light Infantry
Document type Attestation
Series Wo 97 - Chelsea Pensioners British Army Service Records 1760-1913
Archive The National Archives
Archive reference WO 97
Box 4510
Box record number 52
Record set British Army Service Records
Category Military, armed forces & conflict
Subcategory Regimental & service records
Collections from Great Britain, Scotland

he was in South Africa 1901 to 1902

Nyx

Nyx Report 8 Mar 2018 20:28

Would you like the images Andy so you can see the details for yourself?

Nyx

Nyx Report 8 Mar 2018 21:18

images sent

"Those at the Front" Amongst those at the front from Banff and neighbourhood are the following:

Private THEODORE CHALMERS ; wife resides at 80 Gellymill Street. SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS.

28 March 1900 - Aberdeen Press and Journal - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland