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Absolute beginner here.First timer trying to find some background for dad but don't know where to start or what to do really.
My dad is Charles Rogers born 1800's on the 23rd October, registared in Wandsworth.Parents are Walter H.(I think Henry) and Charlotte Rogers of Battersea.
He had a brother Arthur Henry Rogers who at 17yrs was killed when his ship HMS "Monmouth"was torpedoed on 1st Nov 1914. We are not sure if another brother named Albert Edward Rogers(maybe a twin??) died 17yrs on the same ship as above. Names found on Plymouth Naval Memorial.Dad also had a sister Nell or Nellie who died(we know no age or what from) and we don't know if there were any other children of the marriage? or any thing about Dad's parents??
Dad was a sailor on Clippers??Was a cabin boy at 13?
He married my Mum here in Australia in his late 40's and died here in the 1970's.So am at a dread end! That's all we as a family know.So what do I do now??If anyone can help I'd be very grateful for any advice or help.

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