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Its an Honour – Vin Cosgrove OAM 2015

Congratulations to Vin Cosgrove on being awarded an OAM General Division in the 2015 Australia Day Honours Awards for Services to Veterans and their Families and to Education. Vin and Nancy speak to many high schools and also other groups every … Continue reading

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Finding the Family of Uncle Ern Hicks aka Youngest Son of Captain Henry Thomas Hicks JP

I knew only a little of Richard Ernest Hicks (4.9.1887 – 11.4.1953 Kogarah) aka Uncle Ern, aka youngest child of Captain Henry Thomas Hicks JP  (eldest son of James and Margaret Hicks) – that is  he was living in Goulburn at the time … Continue reading

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And I Thought there were no Miners in our Family – Discovering Uncle Alex Hicks

When asked about my family in the early European days of the Northern Illawarra, I’d always responded “We were farmers, not miners.” Mum had shared stories about the Hicks Family so I felt confident that, and surprisingly for an Illawarra … Continue reading

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