Category Archives: Family History

Finding his roots

We took Hayden to Nieder Weisel, the birthplace of his g-g-g-grandmother Anna Margaretha Bill. She was his mother’s father’s mother’s mother’s mother. She migrated to Australia in 1856 along with many young people from the same village. After spending time … Continue reading

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A Reality Check in the Somme

We had visited Gallipol where both my grandfathers had fought.  However my Pop (maternal grandfather) and his brother Laurie went on to serve in France, in Flanders and the Somme. More amazingly, his younger brother Tom and four of his future … Continue reading

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