Valdamer was my husband's grandad. You are on the wrong trail with the Steven's marriage - Uncle Bill married Aunty Sarah Pearl Strother known as Sarah. I have loads of info for you.
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Thanks Crankypants - always helpful :-)
When I was younger I wanted to either be a hairdresser or work in an office. Back in the 70's my parent's couldn't afford to send me to business college and seeing as hairdressers earned $43 a week, I went to work as a checkout chick for $64 a week! Got married 3 weeks before I was 21 then...
Donald Francis Hunt b 27/3/1910. Married 30/6/1930. Everything I find says the RAF have not released anything as yet and I can only find Army barracks for Salford.
Thanks for your help
Thanks for that, much appreciated - was a very interesting site. There are quite a few photos uploaded of crews but I can't get them to view - only little X in a box! I'm not sure if this was Salford barracks or not, I do know he was at Salford though. I will plod on!
My grandparents met at Buile Hill Park and while I was researching it I found out there was an RAF Balloon barrage headquarters there. Just thought it may be where he was stationed -
" From the early 20th century the public park, including Seedley Park, has been known as Buile Hill Park...
I don't believe he ever flew, just told he was at Salford Barracks in the ground crew. Am actually traying to locate a squadron or something so I can get his records but unsure what squadrons operated from there. There are parachutists landing in the background of the picture so...
Does anyone recognise the uniform please? I know my grandad served at Salford Barracks in the RAF from approx 1928-1950 but having trouble locating records. Picture taken supposedly at the barracks. Grandad is on the far left. He also has 3 stripes (sargeant?)
I did see Mary Clarke there but no other kids so I am puzzled. Thanks for the Leaf Place address, I will search them up and try to follow them. Maybe this IS his folks and he is boarding for some reason? I also found a John and Mary in Middleton buuildings in 1841 with a heap of...