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Albert Edward KEARNEY (1895-1948)

Albert Edward KEARNEY (21yo) left for the First World War "fresh" faced, strong and healthy. He returned damaged and scarred for life. He was wounded at Fromelles less than one year after he enlisted. Albert's right hand was blown off…

Eaten Alive by Ants

Most of us have heard and used the expression: “I was eaten alive by …. (name your pest) …. last night.”  We throw the expression around casually to exaggerate our tale of misery from the night before battling dive bombing mosquitoes or our…

Elizabeth CHANDLER 1843-1937

My GG Grandmother, Elizabeth CHANDLER was a pioneer of the Healesville district and a well known and respected member of the community. She was one of 43 women in Healesville who signed the Women's Suffrage Petition in 1891. Her kindly…