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Who is Oughtry Hall? bit.ly/1ERx9yV James Galloway and Peggy ( Margaret) Hall married on 28 October 1853 in Antrim, Northern Ireland. Peggy’s father is recorded as Oughtry Hall.
The ‘O’ at the start of Oughtry was written in the same way as ‘O’ at the start of ‘Oct’ where the date was recorded. Searching for his name on Ancestry and findmy past.ie fails to bring back any results. This is the same when Googling ‘Oughtry Hall’ (with the speech marks) or ‘Hall Oughtry’. Only two people named Oughtry are found on Ancestry in the UK and Irish records (Oughtry Edgar and Oughtry Mack).
I’m trying to work out whether Oughtry is a mistake, has been mistranscribed or he just doesn’t appear in any records. Does anyone have any ideas? to be in the Royal Navy or whether he could be a civilian? I would think he entered about 1940- 46. Where can I find records? philarys
Thomas Read(e) conundrum bit.ly/1ERwYDO radio station in Dernacross, Co Fermanagh, in June 1944. Unfortunately I don’t have a name for this man, so the search is proving impossible.
I was wondering if anyone has relatives who served with the RAF at Dernacross, or were based at Castle Archdale at this time? I would be very interested to see whether anyone remembers anything about the men who were stationed there. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. 1883 and served for seven years, leaving to spend five years in the Reserves.
In the attached photo David is the figure on the left. He is wearing a band on his left sleeve that seems to have the letter ‘M’ on it. The person next to him and the fifth person also wear the same band.
The person sitting on the right also has a similar band on which the letter ‘B’ appears. The man sitting in the middle wears the band on his right sleeve, also with the letter ‘M’.
The stern-looking soldier standing second from the right has a lanyard from his right pocket and three stripes on his left sleeve.
Can anyone give me more information from the photograph? Thank you in advance for your help.