My father’s trip to Africa

Talking with my mum this evening, we got talking about family tree and my grandfather. I was talking about where I found him on a boat to Lagos and my Mum mentioned that my grandmother Lillian had traveled out to Africa to be with him and had taken my father with her. It was while he was there that my father had caught malaria. I knew that my father had had malaria, but I always assumed it was while he was in the Navy. I’m not sure whether it was Nigeria or Sierra Leone that they travelled to yet.

The Findmypast site still only has the passenger lists up to 1929 at the moment, but once the 1930’s are up I will have to look for Lillian and my father as well as my grandfather.

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