looking for info about my great uncle: 4461740 Zacharias Georgiou, Lincolnshire Regt formerly DLI

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  1. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot 1940 Obsessive

    The battalion war diary suggests he was a sniper in A Company.

    Edit - just seen it's already been posted.
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  2. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    Marriages Dec 1936
    Georgion, Zacharias - Moore - Lambeth - 1d 569
    Moore, Florence - Georgion - Lambeth - 1d 569

    Georgiou, Victor M - Moore - Darlington - Sep 1937

    Victor, who married, is listed on the 2010 Electoral Register for Darlington
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  3. onouy

    onouy Member

    thank you for the information, once i finished uni i wanted to try and go through all the records and find out what zacharias did from the day he joind the army to his last day.
  4. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    Well spotted Harkness

    England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1916-2005
    Name: Florence Moore
    Registration Date: Oct-Nov-Dec 1936
    Registration district: Lambeth
    Inferred County: London
    Spouse: Zacharias Georgion
    Volume Number: 1d
    Page Number: 569

    England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1916-2007
    Name: Victor M Georgiou
    Registration Date: 1937
    Registration district: Darlington
    Inferred County: Durham
    Re-registration Year: 1937
    Mother's Maiden Name: Moore
    Volume Number: 10a
    Page Number: 17

    Be interesting to know why they married in Lambeth when they were both living in Darlington area

    I note also that Florence Georgiou doesnt seem to appear in the 1939 register, neither does Victor ......

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  5. onouy

    onouy Member

    The marriage in lambet might be because at the time, I belive more of my family members move over from Cyprus to the UK
  6. onouy

    onouy Member

    I will have to ask my grandparents as they might have more information about this
  7. Mr Jinks

    Mr Jinks Bit of a Cad

    They do ? Presumably Victor is the closed record?


    Attached Files:

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  8. onouy

    onouy Member

    i found out that victor was also in the army. not sure what reg he was in.
  9. onouy

    onouy Member

    what i found out is Zacharias surname is mixides, which is right casue that the famaily name. im not sure why he would use Georgion when he came to the UK
  10. Mr Jinks

    Mr Jinks Bit of a Cad

    On the Darlington Memorial Hospital he is listed as
    Georgiou Zacharias Mixides but his unit is wrong at the time of death it still reads Durham Light Infantry

    North East War Memorials Project -

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  11. onouy

    onouy Member

    my grandparents have some docements that where handed to them, over the weekend im going to read through them all to see if there any more information.
  12. onouy

    onouy Member

    yeah belive it was zacharias brother that did the donation in his name.
  13. onouy

    onouy Member

    it was the The Tree of Light ceremony, that his brother donated to
  14. onouy

    onouy Member

    my mum has found some information noting florence was an aycliffe angel
  15. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    "GEORGIOU Victor Mixides, aged 74 years, peacefully on August 31, a dear dad and grandad. Funeral Wednesday September 7. Friends please meet for service in Darlington Crematorium at 1.15 p.m.

    Published in The Northern Echo on 5th September 2011"
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  16. onouy

    onouy Member

    my grandfather has meet Victor and we have learnt of his passing away few years ago
  17. onouy

    onouy Member

    book1.jpg book1.jpg book2.jpg book3.jpg book4.jpg book5.jpg book6.jpg book7.jpg book8.jpg book9.jpg book10.jpg book11.jpg book12.jpg book13.jpg book14.jpg book15.jpg one of docments that we have, which was with all paprer work we have about Zacharias
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  18. onouy

    onouy Member

    just an update, we found this picture of Zacharias Unit i belive he is top row far right on the end.

    zac unit.jpg
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  19. Steve Mac

    Steve Mac Very Senior Member

    The picture is from his time with the Durham Light Infantry; note the cap badge!


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