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Bryan Young

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Seamen lost at sea
« on: March 26, 2010, 07:49:22 pm »

A plea for help,I'm afraid.
My "other half" is heavily into this "sussing out your ancestors" malarkey. She is now almost back to people who have lots of hair and no clothes.
But....she has come up with a member of my mothers family who (she thinks) went down on the "Ark Royal" (or maybe "Matabele") during WW2....but his name comes up as "M.P.K". Anybody know what that means? Thanks in advance. BY.
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Re: Seamen lost at sea
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2010, 07:55:06 pm »

How about Missing Presumed Killed ??



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Re: Seamen lost at sea
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2010, 08:43:28 pm »

One of the Bounty mutineers was a Young

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ned_Young
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Re: Seamen lost at sea
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2010, 08:49:18 am »

...and there's always the Flora connection?

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Bryan Young

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Re: Seamen lost at sea
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2010, 01:27:55 pm »

Thanks for that. I thought it was Missing Killed "IN" Action...hence the query.
Seems like most of us Young do have a mutinous streak, after all!...but dear old Flora changed her name to suit either the time of day or get past hotel receptionists. BY.
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Re: Seamen lost at sea
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2010, 02:16:03 pm »

There's an absolute goldmine of readily accessible info here for losses in WW2:

http://www.naval-history.net/

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Re: Seamen lost at sea
« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2010, 04:38:03 pm »

There's an absolute goldmine of readily accessible info here for losses in WW2:

http://www.naval-history.net/

Andy
Thanks again. "She" is on her machine downstairs, so that was a quick relay. BY.
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