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Births Mar 1897
Sainsbury Jessie Islington 1b 302

Births Jun 1897
Ward George Herbert Islington 1b 247

Departure year & port - 1913, London
Destination country & port - Australia, Brisbane
WARD Doris 1902 F 1913 London Australia Brisbane
WARD Elsie 1895 F 1913 London Australia Brisbane
WARD George 1897 M 1913 London Australia Brisbane
WARD Kathleen 1913 F 1913 London Australia Brisbane
WARD William 1872 M 1913 London Australia Brisbane

Can the name of that vessel be found please?

George enlisted Sydney, NSW 20 Nov 1917 - S/N 22178 Sapper FCE [Field Company Engineers] - 20 yrs 8 mo Clerk - NOK Ward William living at Strickland ave., Roseville, NSW - Embarked Sydney, NSW HMAT A34 'Persic' 21 Mar 1918 - Served in France - Returned to Australia per 'Zealandic' 15 May 1920 - Discharged 14 Jun 1920

Marriages Sep 1919 * have copy *
Sainsbury Jessie -Ward Islington 1b 585
Ward George H -Sainsbury Islington 1b 585

So George returned to Australia on a troop carrier and was discharged from the army in 1920.

Births Dec 1919
Ward Muriel - Sainsbury W.Ham 4a 344

So is this the arrival of spouse Jessie

WARD Jessie S 1898 1922 London Australia Sydney ???

and the arrival of daughter Muriel ?

Did George return to England after he was discharged from the army? I can't imagine he stayed in Australia for two years with spouse and daughter in London.

One researcher seems to think Jessie arrived with Muriel but no date given.



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