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Posted: 21 Apr 2012 8:35AM GMT
Classification: Query
I'm looking for information on my grandfather Kevin Robert Dando and futher back, my grandfather, father name is Robert Glencairn Dando and his father is David Henry Dando(DHD) and his Father is Henry Dando, any information, stories, Facts etc would be very much appreciated, thank you.

Re: Dando

Posted: 21 Apr 2012 10:01AM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi
There are a number of sites to try....

At Trove (Google) search the newspapers
The Argus 10Jul 1948

"Wants to meet his accident helpers
Mr Robert Dando, of Avon st, Geelong West, who was injured in a truck-car collision on the Princes Highway, near Lara, on June 9 last year, is anxious to get in touch with two men who assisted him immediately after the accident."

David Henry Dando's funeral notice appears in the Argus 27 July 1943 page 13
Irene Mary Grace's funeral notice is in The Argus on Sat 16 Oct 1948

I'm sure that you can find other info in the newspapers.

Try the National Archives of Australia. The following record is available (you can pay to have the record digitised)
DANDO ROBERT GLENCAIRN : Service Number - 117835 : Date of birth - 02 Mar 1909 : Place of birth - POINT WILSON LARA VIC : Place of enlistment - MELBOURNE : Next of Kin - DANDO ELLEN

from the WW2 nominal roll
Name DANDO, ROBERT GLENCAIRN
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number 117835
Date of Birth 2 Mar 1909
Place of Birth POINT WILSON LARA, VIC
Date of Enlistment 27 Aug 1942
Locality on Enlistment GEELONG WEST
Place of Enlistment MELBOURNE, VIC
Next of Kin DANDO, ELLEN
Date of Discharge 29 Sep 1942
Rank Aircraftman 1
Posting at Discharge 1 EMBARKATION DEPOT


Birth record
Name: Robt Glencairn Dando
Father's Name:David Hy Dando
Mother's Name:Irene Mary Grace Watson
Birth Place: Little River, Victoria
Registration Year:1909
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration number:12209


Electoral Roll

Name: Robert Glencairne Dando
Gender:Male
Electoral Year:1936
State:Victoria
District:Corio
Subdistrict:Geelong West
Address 16 Avon St
Occupation : Labourer
Also at this address Ellen Keilar Dando

1954
Address 16 Avon St, Geelong West
Robert Glencairne Dando
Thelma Lillian

1972 Electoral roll
46 Elizabeth St Geelong West
Robert's occupation is merchant
Also at this address Ernest Edward C, Kathleen Carol,Thelma Lillian

1980 Electoral roll
46 Elizabeth St Geelong West
Robert's occupation is merchant
Also at this address Thelma Lillian

There is a Family tree here
http://trees.ancestry.com.au/tree/28210888/person/1205712350...=

Robert died in 1990 and is buried in the Geelong Western Cemetery (service date 18 Jan 1990)
Thelma Lillian is also buried there (service date 16 Mar 1998)
Ernest Edward Charles is buried in the Geelong Eastern cemtery (service date 11 Oct 1989)

There are 2 David Henry Dando's buried (both in the Geelong Western cemetery) Service dates 27 Jul 1949 and 02 Nov 1989

Cheers
Ina
Posted: 11 Jul 2012 4:23AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Dando, Cunningham, Glencairn,
Just working on Robert Glencairn Dando at the moment. Have a look at my site ... Glencairn was the name of a family farm, probably purchased by Robert's parents, as they named him after the place. My Mum always said she went back to the Earls of Glencairn... so I am heading that direction - Cunninghams and backwards. Love to hear from you and would appreciate photographs. Look at the one I have of Robert - amazing. I am in New Zealand... Jenny ( have attached the photo and expect to hear from you please)
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Posted: 11 Jul 2012 4:24AM GMT
Classification: Query
Thanks Ina for all your wonderful information...
Great that you took the time to help... Jenny (New Zealand)

Re: Dando

Posted: 19 Sep 2012 6:58AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Dando
I worked with a Jonathan ( Jonno) Dando in Sydney he still lives in Sydney.
Posted: 5 Jan 2013 1:12AM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi there, John might be my first cousin. His parents were Jack and Mabelle Dando. If so please get him to get in touch with us in New Zealand at 46 Myres Street, Tauranga, New Zealand. We would love to reconnect. cheers, Jenny
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