Recent comments

Display options

Showing: 61 - 80 of 2,565

WhenByAboutComment
2017-04-21 07:20 JPEditor Olympic Games - Olympic Games Melbourne, 1956 - Village scene, 1956 (Version)
This photo depicts three USA track & field athletes, all of whom won gold medals at the Games. Whether any or all of them had done so at this time is unknown as the date of the photo can't be determined.<br/><br/>The athletes and the events in which they won gold are: Glenn Davis (400 metres hurdles), Bobby Morrow (100 metres, 200 metres, and 4 x 100 metres relay), and Charles Dumas (High Jump).
2017-04-21 07:15 JohnWarren Article: PERSONAL. (Article), The Forbes Advocate (NSW : 1911 - 1954), Friday 25 May 1917 [Issue No.603] page 4
Ancestry.com WW1 has Albert Beulah, John Thomas Shanahan
2017-04-21 07:08 JohnWarren Article: PERSONAL. (Article), The Forbes Advocate (NSW : 1911 - 1954), Tuesday 22 May 1917 [Issue No.602] page 2
Ancestry.com WW1 has Sidney Herbert Munday, Ernest George Dunnage, Michael George O'Malley, Edgar Irving Lee, Martin Thomas Gibbons, Joseph Veney, Charles James Reedman, Richard Claude Powter
2017-04-21 06:51 JPEditor Victory Winners Breaststroke 200 Metres-Furnkawa 1 Yoshimura 2 Iounitchev 3 (VPRS 10742/P1 C2484) (Version)
This photo shows the three medalists in the Men's 200 metres breaststroke final held on 6 December on the podium. They comprise (left to right): Yoshimura Masahiro (Japan), 2nd; Furukawa Masaru (Japan), 1st; and Kharis Yunichev (Soviet Union), 3rd. <br/><br/>Another photo of the same scene can be seen here:<br/><a href='http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/183400690'>http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/183400690</a><br/><br/>Information about the presenter of the medals, Dr. Azuma Ryōtarō (Japan), can be found in the comment to this photo:<br/><a href='...
2017-04-21 06:51 JPEditor Victory Winners Breaststroke 200 Metres-Furnkawa 1 Yoshimura 2 Iounitchev 3 (VPRS 10742/P1 C2482) (Version)
This photo shows the three medalists in the Men's 200 metres breaststroke final held on 6 December on the podium. They comprise (left to right): Yoshimura Masahiro (Japan), 2nd; Furukawa Masaru (Japan), 1st; and Kharis Yunichev (Soviet Union), 3rd. <br/><br/>Another photo of the same scene can be seen here:<br/><a href='http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/183400692'>http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/183400692</a><br/><br/>Information about the presenter of the medals, Dr. Azuma Ryōtarō (Japan), can be found in the comment to this photo:<br/><a href='...
2017-04-21 06:44 JohnWarren Article: PERSONAL. (Article), The Forbes Advocate (NSW : 1911 - 1954), Friday 30 March 1917 [Issue No.588] page 4
Ancestry.com WW1 has Roy Luke Cantrill, William Emmanuel Thompson BDM has Edward R Clark
2017-04-21 06:41 JPEditor Victory Winners Breaststroke 200 Metres-Furnkawa 1 Yoshimura 2 Iounitchev 3 (VPRS 10742/P1 C2483) (Version)
This photo shows a scene during the medal ceremony for the Men's 200 metres breaststroke final held on 6 December. The winner Furukawa Masaru (Japan) and silver medalist Yoshimura Masahiro (Japan) have both been presented with their medals, and we are awaiting third placegetter Kharis Yunichev (Soviet Union) to be called to the podium to receive his bronze medal. <br/><br/>The presenter of the medals (facing the camera with blazer and glasses) is Dr. Azuma Ryōtarō, the President of the Japanese Olympic Committee from 1947-1958 and an Internatio...
2017-04-21 06:23 dornealison Article: Family Notices (Family Notices), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Saturday 1 June 1918 [Issue No.25,087] page 12
Sarah COOK nee CRANE.
2017-04-21 06:18 JohnWarren Article: PERSONAL. (Article), The Forbes Advocate (NSW : 1911 - 1954), Tuesday 7 September 1915 [Issue No.436] page 2
Ancestry.com WW1 has William Merriel, James John Benedict Kinkead, Frederick Sidney Cornett, Alan Wentworth Croker BDM has Rachel Dent
2017-04-21 06:00 JohnWarren Article: PERSONAL. (Article), The Forbes Advocate (NSW : 1911 - 1954), Friday 13 June 1913 [Issue No.156] page 4
Ancestry.com BDM has Samuel Barrs, David R Brown
2017-04-21 05:55 Anonymous Article: GUNNER G. PIKE. (Article), The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser (NSW : 1863 - 1947), Saturday 25 March 1916 [Issue No.76] page 2
I have corrected this as best I can. Peggy Bogar, TAS
2017-04-21 05:54 JohnWarren Article: PERSONAL. (Article), The Forbes Advocate (NSW : 1911 - 1954), Tuesday 14 January 1913 [Issue No.114] page 2
Ancestry.com BDM has Joseph Mutphy
2017-04-21 04:10 Imogen.Irvine Article: Notes of the Week. (Article), Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser (NSW : 1884 - 1907), Saturday 2 August 1884 page 2
Item contains incomplete text due to torn page edges.
2017-04-21 03:22 JPEditor The winner of the heavyweights P. E. Anderson USA (VPRS 10742/P1 A784) (Version)
This is not Paul Anderson (USA), the winner of the Heavyweight division in the Weightlifting on 26 November, but silver medalist Humberto Selvetti of Argentina.<br/><br/>Anderson and Selvetti actually lifted the same total weight in the competition, but Anderson, who tipped the scales at 137.9 kg compared with the Argentinian's 143.5 kg, was awarded the gold medal on the basis of lower bodyweight.
2017-04-20 23:33 rod.mcinnes Article: GOULBURN DISTRICT COURT. TUESDAY AFTERNOON. (Article), Goulburn Evening Penny Post (NSW : 1881 - 1940), Thursday 30 April 1896 page 4
19/5/6 in 1901 iwould be $2,844 in 2016 dollars - allowing for the extra years to 1896, say, $3,000 today.
2017-04-20 23:23 rod.mcinnes Article: GOULBURN DISTRICT COURT. SATURDAY AFTERNOON. (Article), Goulburn Evening Penny Post (NSW : 1881 - 1940), Tuesday 26 January 1897 page 2
John Fitzpatrick V. John McInnes had been published a number of times previously (April, October, 1996) with the defendant always given as Neil McInnes.
2017-04-20 23:09 beetle Article: Family Notices (Family Notices), The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), Thursday 1 August 1946 [Issue No.28,477] page 9
Richard Stevenson Broomfield was the husband of Adelaide and the father of Jack (John), Violet, Harold, Richard (Dec), Albert and Lorna. Plus he was the grandfather of Noel, Reg, Jim, Bernard, Ronald, Kenneth, Susan, Dorrie, Alan, Frank, Fay, Richard, John, Graham and Neil. Richard Stevenson Broomfield's parents were John Broomfield - a Master Baker, and Susan Brooks.
2017-04-20 22:45 Gato Article: Borrowed the King's Shirt AND RETURNED IT BLOODSTAINED. STORY OF SPAIN'S FOREIGN LEGION. (Article), The Don Dorrigo Gazette and Guy Fawkes Advocate (NSW : 1910 - 1954), Saturday 3 December 1921 [Issue No.95] page 3
ERROR IN ORIGINAL "Tercois" should read Tercios.
2017-04-20 21:50 stabpuntjim List: Stab Kick to Stab Punt & Drop Kick to Drop Punt
The term "Stab Punt." <br/>First recorded as being used was by Dick Lee. Lee’s A Type of Stab Punt. <br/>Second recorded use was by Jack Dyer in Dyer Sees Red . He uses the stab punt kick, dropping the ball point down and almost vertical, kicking it with the toe of his boot. "Dick" Lee, famous Col- lingwood forward, used the same type of kick.<br/>Neither of the above are actually recorded as ever kicking a Stab Punt. The Stab Punt was the conversion of the stab kick into a stab punt. <br/><br/>Dick Lee’s “A type of Stab Punt” was used as a set...
Rating: 5 stars
2017-04-20 21:41 hminol Article: TROOPS AND DEPENDANTS EN ROUTE. (Article), Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954), Wednesday 13 August 1919 [Issue No.192] page 3
Note on George Wolfe per Zealandic: George was actually in the 12th Batallion AIF, not the Anzac P. Police Corps as indicated in this article.