Tag: Raymond Charles Bishop

  • EVENT: WHEN WAR CAME TO MORUYA

    EVENT: WHEN WAR CAME TO MORUYA

    Gary Traynor is hosting the following event on Monday 19 July 2021 – the exact date of the 105th anniversary of the death of Raymond Bishop and David Anderson – both local boys. Event:       WHEN WAR CAME TO MORUYALocation:  World War 2 concrete Bunker, Thelmore Pistol Club.Time:        6.15 for 6.30 […]

  • News from the Front, a wedding and more: News from 100 years ago

    News from the Front, a wedding and more: News from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Moruya Public School c.1910 Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 7 April 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: AUCTION SALE – Richardson, Wrench and Thomson, will offer the late Mr. E. M. Mort’s property, known as Dalmeny, Bodalla, for sale on the 20th inst. NEW LORRY – Mr. […]

  • The Conscription Referendum Heats Up and a Report About Pte Raymond Charles Bishop at Fromelle

    The Conscription Referendum Heats Up and a Report About Pte Raymond Charles Bishop at Fromelle

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 21 October 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: REFERENDUM VOTING – Persons voting at the Referendum on the 28th for or against Conscription, are advised to read the Commonwealth Electoral Registrars’ advertisement on our inside sheet setting forth the various polling places throughout the […]

  • The 1916 Conscription Referendum is looming – 100 years ago

    The 1916 Conscription Referendum is looming – 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 30 September 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: CORPORAL L. W. Walker, Machine Gun Section, son of Mrs. J. H. Walker, of Queanbeyan, and brother of Mr. Leo Walker of this town, has been reported killed in action in France. Before enlisting he was […]

  • The Great War begins to affect more local families -News from 100 years ago

    The Great War begins to affect more local families  -News from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of Date 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: TIMBER RIGHT – The Bodalla Estate Manager, Mr. Hutchison, advertises in this issue the right to cut timber on the Estate, tenders closing on 15th September. HONOR ROLL – Narooma is having a handsome Roll of Honor […]

  • Raymond Bishop Leaves For War, Wounded Soldiers In Malta, Early Closing and Other News From 100 Years Ago.

    Raymond Bishop Leaves For War, Wounded Soldiers In Malta, Early Closing and Other 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: EUROBODALLA – (From our Correspondent.) Eurobodalla and the surrounding district turned out last Thursday to bid farewell and to show their recognition to one of our most popular young men, Mr. Ray Bishop, who is […]

  • Soldiers of the Eurobodalla

    Soldiers of the Eurobodalla

    Moruya and District Historical Society is proud to announce the showing of six documentary films detailing the lives of five servicemen and one Nursing Sister from our local region, who served their country during the Great War. These films will be shown on ANZAC DAY 2015 in the Mechanics Institute Hall, Page Street, Moruya, commencing […]