Monthly Archives: April, 2020

My Morgan and Kelly Families.

My paternal great-great-grandfather, JOHN MORGAN was born in 1829 at Derrynoose, Armagh, Ireland. His parents were Alexander MORGAN and Ann LENNON. John was baptised on the 30 June 1829 at Derrynoose. Sponsors were James LENNON and Mary MORGAN. John died on the 24 Feb 1880 at the Cross Keys Hotel, Essendon, Victoria, Australia Cause of death …

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Private Robert Forsyth – 1st Gordon Highlanders

Private Robert Forsyth, service number 817, enlisted in the 1st Gordon Highlanders at New Maud, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Robert Forsyth was born on the 3rd of February 1895 at Aberdour, Aberdeenshire, Scotland to John Gill Forsyth and Jane nee Birnie. He was the younger brother of  George Forsyth who also died in WW1. Photo of Robert’s memorial …

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