Tag: Leopold de Saxe

  • ANZAC Day jigsaws

    ANZAC Day jigsaws

    Featured image: Completed jigsaw puzzle No.4 -Cenotaph stone with inscription, Moruya Quarry – 54 pieces Our librarian has created and uploaded another set of jigsaws. Once again, these puzzles  are all based on photographs in our collection. They all have an ANZAC Day theme. They are: Nerrigundah Roll of Honour – 35 pieces Postcard from Egypt […]

  • A ‘leviathan’ stock dealer and an ‘opulent’ farmer – news from 100 years ago

    A ‘leviathan’ stock dealer and an ‘opulent’ farmer – news from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 1 July 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: CONVALESCENT – We are pleased to report that Moruya’s leviathan stock dealer, Mr. Martin Keating, who has recently been seriously ill, is now almost as well as ever. MARRIAGE – Private William R. Wood formerly of […]

  • Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Charlie Chaplin and In the Grip of Alcohol come to Moruya

    Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Charlie Chaplin and In the Grip of Alcohol come to Moruya

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 20 May 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: WANTED – An Agent or Caretaker for the Buckley’s Family Cottage and Shop in Campbell Street, Moruya. INSURANCE: The Buckenbowra Wattle Bark Company’s Mill which was recently destroyed by fire, was valued at £5000, and was […]

  • The Anzac Commemorative Medallion and Badge

    The Anzac Commemorative Medallion and Badge

    Also referred to as the Simpson and his donkey medal, the Anzac Commemorative Medallion was instituted 1967 under the government of Harold Holt. It was awarded to surviving members of the Australian forces who served on the Gallipoli Peninsula, or in direct support of the operations from close off shore, at any time during the […]

  • News from the Front, Ploughing Matches and Death Notices – News from 100 years ago today

    News from the Front, Ploughing Matches and Death Notices – News from 100 years ago today

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: FROM THE FRONT – On Saturday evening Mr C. De Saxe received word that his son, Private Leo De Saxe, was ill and had disembarked at Malta. On Wednesday Mr. W. J. Lynch of Narooma, […]

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

    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, […]