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Charles Gordon Parker

Charles Gordon PARKER My maternal grandmothers brother. 11 June 1900- 28 November 1938 Charles PARKER was the fourth son and seventh child to Thomas PARKER and Jane WILLIAMS. He is my grandmother's brother, my great uncle. I never met Charlies. Actually, I didn't even know of him until I began my family research. As usual,… Continue reading Charles Gordon Parker

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Seeing the Beauty of the Rain

Reflection in a raindrop Purple beauty Petite Beauty Beauty in a raindrop The beauty of rain Fence in a raindrop Nasturtium Raindrops on a mandarin Grevillia There has been a lot of sorrow since the relentless rain has devastated many peoples lives. For the sanity of humanity there is still beauty that surrounds us. No… Continue reading Seeing the Beauty of the Rain

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SOLD Goldstream 2014 Explorer 1400 Series Pop Top for sale. SOLD

As new, Goldstream 2014 Explorer 1400 Series Pop Top is for sale.  Registered until September 2022. Goldstream is one of the superior caravan manufacturers in Australia. This van is made to last and is ready for free camping, complete with 180w solar panel. This beauty consists of: Double bed with comfortable innerspring mattress, TV and TV… Continue reading SOLD Goldstream 2014 Explorer 1400 Series Pop Top for sale. SOLD

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The Saga of six William APPS’. From Kent to Camden

Written and compiled by M. Hope 2022 and research assistance from Jan Byrne 1939-2011 This post won’t be for everyone. It is a post that I feel I need to write about because we have so many William APPS’ in Camden, New South Wales area, they are being very much confused and recorded in the… Continue reading The Saga of six William APPS’. From Kent to Camden

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Remembering Arthur “Toss” Parker 1923 – 1942

Some time ago I wrote about Toss. You can read it here: Lost on the Montevideo Maru. Just to reflect on Toss, he was a young boy of 18 years old when he arrived at Rabaul. Soon after his 19th birthday it is presumed he drowned after the Japanese prisoner of war ship was torpedoed,… Continue reading Remembering Arthur “Toss” Parker 1923 – 1942