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Death of Peak Hill's Private A. J. Hill

It would have been unimaginably difficult to have to be a soldier writing to another family and telling them that their son was killed in action. 564 more words

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Don't Beware of the Dog!: Dalmatians and the Fire Service

I live with five cats. They are well suited to my lifestyle and temperament. Though I am a Crazy Cat Man, I do like dogs also. 863 more words

Misc

Local Reaction to the Outbreak of War

Imagine if war was declared today as you’re reading this, and Australia was asking for men and women to volunteer to go and fight. How would you react? 732 more words

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Ninth century Viking-Islamic connection discovered

 

A ninth century glass and silver ring from a woman’s Viking burial site in Birka, Sweden

 

A ninth century glass and silver ring from a woman’s Viking burial site in Birka, Sweden is thought to have originated from an area following the Islamic religion. 149 more words

Ancient Artefacts

Augustinian Bishops in the Philippines

In the history of Augustinian presence in the Philippines since their arrival in 1565 together with Miguel Lopez de Legazpi, there had been 18 Augustinians who were appointed and served as bishops to the four major archdioceses in the Philippine islands – The Archdioceses of Manila (1579) Cebu (1595), Nueva Caceres (Bicol-1595), and Nueva Segovia (Ilocos-Cagayan – 1595). 522 more words

Philippines

140 College Avenue Construction Update 4/2015

Just up the street from 114 Catherine and a couple blocks from 202 Eddy is 140 College Avenue, also known as the John Snaith House. 367 more words

Ithaca

Trundle Hero Norman Scott Beuzeville

The first entry to our searchable blog tells the amazing story of a man from Trundle. A 50 minute drive from Parkes, Trundle is better known as the home of the… 503 more words

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