family history, grimsbys, munson, dadd, family trees
5th November '12   

Grimsbybytes Remembers :-

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Gunner Robert Munson No 821275 'V' 59th T. M. Battery R.F.A. Killed in action near Templeux-le-Guerard, France. Friday 6th July 1917, Age 27.
Private Richard Munson No 927, 'D' Company, 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, (Grimsby Chums). Killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, Saturday,
1st July 1916, Age 22.
Private George William Dadd No 12572, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, Killed in action on
Saturday, 23rd September 1916, near Lievin, Pas de Calais, France. Age 27.

Click on the underlined links below to navigate the site.

  • Family History Grimsby branches of the Family Trees of Munson and Dadd.

  • Family connections in Grimsby Fishing Archives In Grimsby Fishing Vessel Records,
    Crew Lists and 1871 / 1881 Census (of Ships in Port).
  • Cycling the Somme An account of my first visit in July '01, to the war graves and battlefields
    of my ancestors and the Grimsby Chums.
    New - March '05    Cycling in France and Flanders. More on return visits to the Somme -
    and to Ypres area in Belgium, Plus updated travel tips and links, for ferries, trains, and accommodation.
  • Revised - March '05   Grimsby's Fishing Apprentices Extracts from the Registers of Fishing Apprentices of Grimsby 1879 - 1937 . . . . . . . . . . This link also includes :-
    Was your ancestor a Sea Fishing Apprentice at Grimsby?    Free Search ! An offer to
    search an index of 6,842 names of apprentices recorded in the Registers.
    The page has a link to email a name or names to be searched for.
  • 1421 History

Local and Site Links

Tall Ship Jaguar "JAGUAR" Has sailed on a new voyage from Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea to Langkawi, Malaysia. News will be reported daily during the voyage.
25th November 2008 - "Jaguar" is back in the Northern Hemisphere after crossing the Equator yesterday (24th Nov.).
29th November 2008 - "Jaguar", for once, thankful for stormy weather!

The Great War Forum  Probably the best source of information on all aspects of the Great War.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission  Finding the location of a war grave is relatively easy on the search facility of this excellent website.

The National Archives.  A link to the quick search page of the the National Archives catalogue and details of records held elsewhere.

SideWinders  A great resource for information about Grimsby Trawlers and the men who sailed them.

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