News from the Western Front – 27 October 1917

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 27 October 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: WOUNDED – Mr. M. Keating received word last week that his youngest son, Private Jack Keating, had been wounded in the hand and now in Beaufort Hospital England. PROMOTION – We are pleased to report that [...]

Heroes of the Dardanelles and other news from 100 years ago

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 22 April, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: £10 REWARD - A reward of £10 will be given to any person who will supply information that will lead to the CONVICTION of the contemptible cur who threw a poisoned bait over the fence at the [...]

God’s Acre And The Great Majority – News From 100 Years Ago

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: DAIRY HERD – Mr Thompson will sell to-day, on the premises, Kiora, on account of Mr. E. Collett, 20 head of cows and heifers in good condition; also a 3-year-old colt by Carlisle. Sale at [...]

Quick action by the shire councillors; updates from the front and more – news from 100 years ago

Featured image: An early view of the Adelaide Hotel, Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: BEAUTIFYING – The Shire Councillors are to be commended for the efforts they are putting forth to beautify the banks of our river. Immediately their [...]

War News from Leopold de Saxe – in the Moruya Examiner 100 years ago

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: ILLAWARRA COMPANY – The Illawarra and South Coast S.N. Company has declared a dividend at the rate of 7 ½ per cent. A meeting of the shareholders was held this week at the Company’s offices, [...]