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Jeff M. Weeks Jeff M. Weeks from Adelaide, South Australia wrote on February 26, 2018 at 10:30 pm:
Hi Chris,

Many thanks for Ur site

I have been doing in-depth Researching & Analysing for some years now on everything WW1 including my
4 WW1 Weeks Brothers ( including my Grandfather & 2 of his Cousins KIA; & Maternal Grandfather MM )&
4 WW2 Weeks Brothers ( including my Father )
& have not been able to get a copies of my Grandfather & 2nd Brothers Attestation Papers (previously available at Melbourne Archives Centre, Casselden Place, 2 Lonsdale St, Melbourne V Box 8005, Burwood Heights Vic 3151 refvic@naa.gov.sau ) for their PMF (Permanent Military Force ) PRIOR their WW1 ( AIF involvement also) as follows :-

PMF No 34 Francis James Weeks
&
PMF No 79 Leslie Horace Weeks

Also, did a Google Search " Victoria Barracks ( Sydney ) Base Records 1915 " which pointed me to Ur Site as :-
Office i/c Base Records, Victoria Barracks ( Paddington ) SYDNEY?
Vs
Base Records, Victoria Barracks, MELBOURNE?

Is it possible through recorded & unrecorded history that they are both correct ??

Cheers
Many thanks

Jeff M. Weeks
Admin Reply by: Chris Mundy
Hi Jeff,

Thanks your entry at ecperkins.com.au.

All Records are now stored in Canberra at the National Archives http://naa.gov.au/collection/family-history/.

However, I would start searching at https://www.awm.gov.au/advanced-search/people for people searches.

Here's what I found...

Horace Leslie Weeks: https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/R2257301
James Weeks: https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/R2257305

See if these matches your records.

I hope this makes sense.

Chris
Gordon Dennis Stone. 27-02-2014 Gordon Dennis Stone. 27-02-2014 from 58 Lone Pine Ave Umina Beach 2257 wrote on February 27, 2014 at 7:10 am:
My father George Centennial Dennis Stone No 4576.inlisted on 24/1/1916 sydhey town hall,unit 11th reinforcement 17th
battalion,embarked "Nestor" 9/4/1916,on the same ship as E C Perkins ,my father was wounded during the battle of Mon St Quentin,He returned Australia on the H.M.A.T" Orsova" 3/3/1919
Mary Houghton Mary Houghton wrote on April 27, 2013 at 10:10 pm:
This is just fabulous - my gradfather embarked on the HMAT Nestor from Sydney on 9 April 1916 with the 17th Batallion so it sounds like EC Perkins and my grandfather were on the same ship. Such easy access to clear and concise information. His daughter (my mother) is still alive and although she never knew her father very well (he came back from the war with shell shock we think) she will be so happy when I read her this story. Thank You. Mary
Jenny Kelaher Jenny Kelaher wrote on May 9, 2012 at 1:26 am:
Well done Chris . The All Souls' History Team are happy to be part of such a lovely memorial
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