Desert Boys

Posted on Monday, December 19, 2011 - 12:58

Some years ago when I first started researching my own family history my mother asked me to research the author of some war letters which had been written to her mother. It turns out that before she married she was a nanny employed by a Kilmore poultry farmer Richard Camm for his son Dick. These letters were from Dick. Captain Richard Camm had served in . . . more »

New Australian database on Ancestry

Posted on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 04:44

Researching a military ancestor in N.S.W? A new database on Ancestry is the New South Wales, Australia, Cowra Military Camps Personnel Photo Index, 1905-1970. This data collection contains index of photographs taken of Armed Forces Personnel stationed at Cowra Military Camps and POW Camps during World War II. The indexes were made from Images of over 4,000 of the soldiers who trained at Cowra Military . . . more »