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William Joseph Reeds,Sail-maker,b1902;of the ship wrecked crew of the Garthpool, 1929


I wonder if anyone here can help me; I am researching a ship wreck, the loss of the Garthpool in 1929 off the Cape Verde Islands.

Two of the crew were Australian; here are the details of the sail-maker.

William Joseph Reeds, b.1902, Unknown area, Australia

William was 27 when he joined the Garthpool; he was nick named 'sails.'
I'd love to learn more about him and his family, & hopefully contact his descendants or relatives; I'd love to discover who he was, and what became of him.

The one clue I have about him, is he was recorded in the Australian Voter register list along with his wife in 1930:

William Joseph Reeds, Seaman, & Margaret Helena Reeds, wife,
of Warringah, New South Wales. (*Source Ancestry search.)

Any information, help or advice would be most appreciated.

Yours sincerely,

Jessica Fox

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