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Stephen Farnell (#47664179)
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Bio Photo Stephen Farnell Born in Halifax West Yorkshire.

I have done research on my family tree and now share the experience with those who may be interested. I have added a number of graves to Find A Grave which may help others in the future. My family roots stem from the Farnell family and the Attwood family and my wife's from the Ward and Soakell family and the families therefore attached to these. My interests also are of the Military, as I'm an ex-service man myself. Should I come across a Military grave not on Find A Grave I will add it for the interest of others. It is not my intention to offend anyone but to preserve the memories of our fallen and the resting place of the dead.
Weather and the elements, and vandalism can cause loss of graves and monuments and so lost for ever. Here at least they are preserved for the viewing of anyone interested.

I can be contacted by email at.
stephenandjayne@hotmail.com

Any queries on living people are private and should be respected as such.

Any queries on the deaths or burials of my additions I will try to help.
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nettlyne
Kinloss Abbey
Thank you Stephen for the grave photos of Sgt. Colin Scott, F/Sgt. Eric Blake, Sgt. Taras Buchkowski and F/O Gerald Butler. I very much appreciate all the work you do in preserving the memory of the fallen.....Regards Lyne.
Added by nettlyne on Jul 13, 2014 3:14 PM
ward Beardmore
Albert ward beardmore
Hello Stephen I just want to say thakyou for finding out how my uncle died we were told a different story my dad would have been proud ,he was the one of my dads older brothers, has he had six others my dad the youngest, unfortunately I lost my dad to cancer two years next month. wot I don't seem to get is my grandma put is age off death seventeen when he died his age is on a bible that belonged to my gran I know this is the correct grave as we have recently visited his parents are buried their in the same grave but could not have their name on because its a war grave.my mum visits their as she through is ashes on it as I think this is what he would have liked. Thankyou from mandy
Added by ward Beardmore on Jun 06, 2014 11:40 AM
Carolyn
John Les Johnson
Thank you so much for the photo of the gravestone. That was wonderful to see. I added the note and link as you suggested.
Added by Carolyn on Apr 23, 2014 8:42 AM
Arborist
Sheffield Crematorium
Thank you for the photos of the screen wall that you added to my memorials.
Added by Arborist on Apr 09, 2014 10:19 AM
BobP
RE: Sgt Frederick Osborne at Hanover
Hi Steve,

since you've done the research on this, I think it would be more appropriate if you ask Gary and Carina of the IWPP for the transfers (see their guidelines). All I've done is take the photographs, so I have no research interest.

Take care, Bob
Added by BobP on Mar 25, 2014 11:25 AM
BobP
Sgt Frederick Osborne at Hanover
Hi Steve,

I made the suggestions you requested with some minor edits. Next time I go to the cemetery, I'll take a photo of all their graves together and post it to each memorial, if you like, maybe replace the row photo with it. But the memorial managers would probably have to re-sort the photos. Just a thought.

Take care, Bob
Added by BobP on Mar 25, 2014 2:57 AM
MikeBrennan
Thanks!
Thank you so much for the info on Sgt. Johnston, you have provided much sought after info for the family. Thanks also for transferring the memorial, I do have photos and will add. You have been a great help.

Regards,
Mike Brennan
Added by MikeBrennan on Mar 23, 2014 4:57 PM
Muriel Butler
Leslie Marsden
Happily transferred memorial to you

Muriel
Added by Muriel Butler on Mar 23, 2014 5:46 AM
MikeBrennan
RAF Sgt TF Johnston
Stephen,

This is regarding a message that you left for someone in August 2013 regarding military burials in Hanover Cemetery in Germany. I am wondering if you might have any information on Flight Sgt. Thomas F. Johnston, RAF Navigator 109 Squadron, born 1920 died 20 Feb 1944. He was a cousin of mine, and I am interested in the circumstances of his death. Also trying to learn of any other family connections in UK (I live in the US). Would greatly appreciate any information you might have.

Mike Brennan

mjb19845@gmail.com
Added by MikeBrennan on Mar 22, 2014 7:06 PM
Janice Oberlin Smarr
Edwin Abberley.
1834-1884
tnx
Added by Janice Oberlin Smarr on Mar 07, 2014 10:16 AM
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