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6 August 1914 Charles George McConachy died on this day


  Charles McConachy was born in Belfast on 11th July 1889. On 3rd August 1905, while a student of Ballymena Academy, he enlisted into the Royal Navy (Boy service). On 11th July 1907 his adult service began. He signed up for 12 years service. After serving on several vessels (on land and sea), on 9th April 1914, he transferred to the HMS Amphion…

Release of Naval and Mercantile Marine Pension Records by Ancestry


Members of The Western Front Association will be delighted to learn that the first of a series of releases of the WFA's Pension Record Cards and Ledgers archive have been made available through Ancestry. The first two sets of records to be released account for about 0.1% of the records the WFA saved from destruction with a much larger release of …