Day: August 2, 2014

  • The winds of war and pedigree pigs – 100 years ago – 1st August, 1914.

    The winds of war and pedigree pigs – 100 years ago – 1st August, 1914.

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1914, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: LONDON, THURSDAY – A European war is almost certain. Germany sent an ultimatum to Russia, giving 24 hours to explain her mobilisating. The Austrians occupied Belgrade after a heavy bombardment, which did considerable damage. The […]