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Where are they now? - The Australian Women's Weekly; January 2000, p 192
PAMELA BROWN, her husband Neil, and children Jay, Lee and Kelly were living at West Pennant Hills, NSW, when I last saw them. They were very dear friends and a great comfort to me when I needed it. I'd love to hear from them. Contact Myrna Grahame, 8 Penang Loop, Palm Lakes, Warnbro, WA 6169. Phone (09) 9593 2766.
LAURA McGREGOR was my best friend at kindy and preschool. I miss you, Laura. Please write so we can be penpals. Contact Emily Wright,120 Chester Road, Eight Mile Plains, Qld 4113. Phone (07) 3841 0895.
BRENDA FAY and BARRY EDWARD SUTTON are my husband, Grahame Norman's, siblings, born in Sydney 48 and 50 years ago respectively and separated from him in infancy. He'd love to fill in the missing years. Please contact Diana Collins, 50 Teviot Road, Greenbank, Qld 4124. Phone (07) 3867 7611.
LEONIE FAY FEENEY (formerly Thomas, nee Collins) was first married to my brother, Ian Franklin Thomas, who died in 1976, and their children are Benjamin Hylton and Melanie Jane Thomas. I haven't seen them for 17 years and would love to hear from them again. Contact Beverley Plane (formerly Clayson, nee Thomas). Phone (08) 8381 5306.
D'LYSE WELLS, born on March 27, 1964 at Warwick, Qld, is my sister who was adopted out shortly after her birth. She also has three brothers and I'd like to meet her. Contact Sandra Oakley, 30 Kurrajong Street, Killarney, Qld 4373.
PAUL CAMPLIN is my fiance's Dad and we're looking for him so our families can be complete at our wedding. He is father to Ben and Kim. Please contact Tanya Tatts, 1 Cribbes Road, Wangaratta, Vic 3677. Phone (03) 5721 5675.
ST JOSEPH'S SCHOOL and OUR LADY'S COLLEGE, Longreach, Qld. The Presentation Sisters celebrate 100 years of education and ministry in Longreach and Queensland from February 12-14. Contact Sister Marie Therese Dwyer on (07) 4658 3283 or Lyn Clements on (07) 4658 2638.
HELEN ANDERSON, who lived in Castlereagh Street, Sydney, in the late '70s, meant a lot to me. I would love to catch up. Please phone Robert Taylor on (02) 6542 5159.
DAVID SCOTT HOOPER, born on April 30,1975, your father earnestly desires to make contact with you. Contact William Leigh Fowle, 7/8 Bardsley Avenue, Greenslopes, Qld 4120. Phone (07) 3324 0241.
GORDON HAMILTON DUCK (deceased) was my father and I'd like to hear from anyone who knew him, especially between 1947 and 1978. Please contact Tanya-Nicole Duck, 17 Koinonia Crescent, Rasmussen, Qld 4815.
MARK TROY O'SHEA, now 34, impossible to find you. Please contact Rheece Kerr, 200 Clayton Street, Koongamia, WA 6056. Phone 0417 969 212.
Where are they now? - The Australian Women's Weekly; February 2000
VICKY MOFFETT was my friend in Palm Beach, Qld. We lost touch four years ago when I moved to Wollongong and I've searched to no avail. If anyone can help, please write to Sandy Maher, 30/10 Tobruk Ave, Port Kembla, NSW 2505. Phone (02) 4276 2181.
SISTERS OF MERCY and STELLA MARIS SCHOOL, Burnie, Tas, celebrate 100 years of Catholic education and pastoral care on March 10-12. Return, remember, celebrate together. Contact the school on (03) 64314004 or write c/- PO Box 312, Somerset, Tas 7322.
SHANE MICHAEL GARWOOD, born on Janaury (sic) l,1970, to Lynette Dorothy and Peter Gerald Garwood in Vic. I have family photos, birth certificates, etc, which must be precious and I would like to return them. Contact Patricia Morgan, 3a Alsop Walk, Carine, WA 6020.
GEORGINA MARY McCULLOUGH, born on November 11,1920, in South Oamaru, NZ, married Archibald John Campbell at Christchurch in 1941 and had three daughters, Frieda, Shirley and Lois; divorced 1955. Last seen in 1952; may be in Australia. If you know anything of her, please contact Shirley Williams, 29 Musgrove Avenue, Chirn Park, Qld 4215. Phone (07) 5532 5425.
JIM WHITE, a friend from teenage days, had a business called Habitat at Gordon, NSW. It must be 30 years since we last met and I'd like to catch up if possible. Contact Betty Acton,1/378 Henley Beach Rd, Lockleys, SA 5032. Phone (08) 8443 8701.
RITA McCRACKEN (nee Wiener) flatted with me in Cape Town, South Africa, in the '60s. She migrated to Australia with her mother, trained as a nurse, married, had two sons and was last heard of living in Bayswater, WA. We, too, now live in WA and I'd love to meet again. Contact Sheila Robbshaw (nee Stableford) on (08) 9332 5997.
PAM MOONEY, Leeton (NSW) resident, head boarder St Joseph's College, North Goulburn,1955 - we'd love to have her back for major college/class reunion March 19. Contact Monica Jacomb (nee Duff), 2 Burnell St, West Brunswick, Vic 3055. Phone (03) 9387 9389.
RONALD THOMAS, Canberra, I need to get in touch with you to thank you for the wonderful gift you gave me at Rushcutters Bay in June-July,1990. Contact Joanne Day, 19 Hale Crescent, South Windsor, NSW 2756. Phone (02) 4577 5682.
ESSENDON PRIMARY SGHOOL, Vic, celebrates its 150th anniversary on March 17-18. Those interested, please contact the 150th Organising Committee, c/- the School, Raleigh St, Essendon, Vic 3040. Phone (03) 9370 7816.
DENNIS TUCKWELL grew up in Penrith, NSW, has a brother called Russell, but is thought to have remarried and moved to Qld. Several of his old mates would like to catch up with him again. Contact Terry Walsh, PO Box 231, Kingswood, NSW 2747. Phone (02) 4736 6210.
JOHN COCKS, now about 65, was a fashion agent in Adelaide in 1961, but was last known living and working in Melbourne in 1965-66. Anyone with information, please contact Jennifer Grant, PO Box 1142, Albury, NSW 2640.
JANDOWAE EAST SCHOOL AND DISTRICT, Qld, reunion will be held Easter Saturday and Sunday. We'd love to hear from anyone. Contact: Dianne Wood (nee Rennick), Riplingham, M/S 118, Warra, Qld. 4411. Phone/fax (07) 4665 7121.
HAYDEN, PENNY, DEAN, FIONA and SIMON McDONALD moved from Tas to Adelaide in 1977. We had a great friendship but have lost contact. Anyone who knows where they are, please contact Julie Poole, 20 Dardanup Green, Gwelup, WA 6018. Phone (08) 9446 9061.
Where are they now? - The Australian Women's Weekly; March 2000
COULD THIS TODDLER BE YOU? The Australian Women's Weekly is looking for Gavin Jones, the child on our famous Cyclone Tracy cover (January 15, 1975), to feature on our exciting new back page, Covers Revisited. If this is you, contact Caroline Chisholm on (02) 9282 8725.
DEBBIE HOLT, you were working in a restaurant under the Astor Motel in Brisbane and living in Paddington when we met in January '96. We lost contact when I left Hamilton Island and I'd really like to hear from you or anyone who knows where you are. Phone Steff on 0413 833 469.
THE CAMERON FAMILY - Dad, Mum, Jean and Sheila-lived in Prince St Cremorne, NSW, in the '50s and befriended a young New Zealand sailor Roland (Roly), who was in Balmoral Hospital at the time. If any of you read this, please contact Roland Blennerhassett, PO Box 314, Burpengary, Qld 4505. Phone (07) 3888 5521.
JOHN RICHARD McCULLOCH (Jack) could have been the "light of my life" back in the ' 80s when he lived at Annerley, Qld, doing kitchen renovations, but I couldn't see it then. I'd love to hear from him or anyone who knows where he is. Contact Helen Holdway,10 Barry Drive, Redbank Plains, Qld 4301. Phone (07) 3389 2538.
KENNETH GEORGE HALLS has lived in Newtown, Sydney, for several years since being orphaned. He's my nephew and any response would afford me considerable relief. Contact Kenneth L. Goodman,127/1381 Dominion Road, Mt Roskill, Auckland 1004, NZ.
DONNA LOUISE ROBERTSON, born November 16, 1961, to Stanley Leslie and Elizabeth Regina Robertson (nee Horseburgh), was raised at Lalor Park, NSW, by her grandparents, Doris and Ernest Robertson. She is my sister, and Mum still gets upset talking about her even though she hasn't heard from her since '63. We'd love to know whether she's happy. Contact Bridgette Birda, 7 North Street, Rockhampton, Qld 4700. Phone (07) 4927 9728.
LYNNE CHAMBERS, ex-workmate at Charing Cross Hospital, London and travelling companion in South-East Asia went to Australia in the '80s and was last known to be living in Darwin, NT. I'd like to re-connect. Contact Carolan Evans, 36 Chaucer Road, London W3 6DR, England.
MATHEW GRANT PAUL, born September 10, 1961, is my brother who went to Australia in 1981 and hasn't been heard of since. I believe his father, John Paul, lives in Melbourne. His twin, Mark, and I would like to know he's okay. Contact Daniel Smith, 23 Elmwood Crescent, Hamilton, NZ. Phone 0011 64 7 850 4104.
DIANNE COLETA RUSSELL, my mother, may be in Wollongong, NSW, but I haven't seen her for 17 years. I am now 18 and she has another daughter, Janelle, who would be about 20. I am desperate to get in touch. Contact Melissa Russell PO Box 461, New Norfolk, Tas. 7140, or phone (03) 6261 1230.
Where are they now? - The Australian Women's Weekly; April 2000, p 274
Freda and Robert Hugall (pictured on their wedding day) were married for just six months when the RAAF navigator was killed in a raid over Germany during WWII. Fifty-eight years later, Freda, now Mrs LeBlanc, of Queensland, wrote to The Weekly in. a bid to find Robert's family so she could give them. his service medals. "Amazingly his brother lived not far away," she told us. "And we had a wonderful reunion." Last Australia Day, Robert's family presented the medals to the RSL in Margaret River, his home town in Western Australia. "It meant so much to us all. Thank you!"
JAN HEMPEL, my godfather, was in the Polish army in WWII and became friends with the Scott-Moncrieffs in Edinburgh, Scotland. Jan and his family recently lived in Melbourne and I'd love to hear from him. Contact Sarah Nichols (nee Gilbertson), Waiau Pa Road, RD4 Pukekohe, NZ. Phone 0011 64 99 232 1944.
ROBERT BRUCE HENRY, born 1963, attended Bremer State High School, then moved to Sunshine, Vic. Where have you been, "Tree"'? We would love to hear from you. Please contact Michele (02) 9246 0794 (business) or (02) 9804 1229 (home).
BRIAN JAMES FULLJAMES (aka Brian James), born in Whangarei, NZ, 1939, is my brother. Orphaned in 1957, he went to Australia in 1972. His sister Carleene, daughters and grandchildren would dearly love to hear from him. Contact Mrs Bev Hanson, 4B Sorrento Street, Onerahi, Whangarei, NZ. Phone 0011 64 9 436 3986.
JACKY ISBELL was married to my stepbrother, Brian Isbell, of Ipswich, Qld. Haven't seen you in years, Jacky - miss you. Contact your sister-in-law Caroline, at 3 Carrah Court, Ashmore, Qld 4214.
CARMEL MONICA CASSIDY (formerly Chard) of Brisbane, seeks contact with her sons, whom she hasn't heard from for 25 years. John Douglas Chard, born 1959, and Dennis James Chard, born 1960, may be using the name Cassidy. Their last known address was in 1982 at the home of their father, Douglas Earl Chard, at Inala, Brisbane. Any information should be addressed to (mother's search volunteer) Valerie Brown, PO Box 3790, Weston Creek, ACT 2611, (02) 6288 4775.
TRACEY ADAMS, formerly of Yagoona, NSW, was friends with Anna Casagrande and I knew them both through St Mark's Anglican Church in the '80s, when I was Anna's boyfriend. Please contact me for old times' sake. Steve Charleston, 31 Wenke Crescent, Yagoona, NSW 2199.
ALMA PUBLIC SCHOOL, Broken Hill, NSW, invites past students who turn 60 in the year 2000 to a reunion on May 13/14. Contact Frances (nee Clarke) (08) 8087 5095 or Thelma (nee Oliver) (08) 8087 4740.
CHRISTOPHER JAMES PILKINGTON, born in 1968 to Ken and the late Elaine Pilkington, was last heard of eight years ago, possibly heading for Adelaide. Chris, contact your Dad, c/- Landbase Australia, Locked Bag 25, Gosford, NSW 2250. Phone 0419 662 762.
WANGARATTA WEST PRIMARY SCHOOL, Vic, celebrates its 50th birthday May 27/28. A commemorative quilt is planned with names of former pupils and teachers embroidered on patchworked pieces for a nominal fee. Contact the school on (03) 57213491 for details.
Where are they now? - The Australian Women's Weekly; May 2000
RONALD P HOLLIS, born in Adelaide on July 7,1927, moved to Perth in the late '40s, married Pam, had two children (Ron and Sandra), divorced and moved to NSW. Your sisters haven't heard from you since the '50s and would love to know where you are. Contact Jeff Curtis, c/- 90c Winston Avenue, Melrose Park, SA 5039. Phone (08) 8277 2477.
STACEY SMITHERS lived in Canberra with her family. In 1984 we went to Oregon, US, for a year as AFS exchange students. She studied nursing in Perth around 1986/7. Birgit Thorwesten and I are phoning every Smithers in the book to find you. Contact Steph Kaiser (nee Betts), GPO Box T1677, Perth, WA 6845. Phone (08) 9243 5656.
PIR CROSS was a friend and teaching colleague in Melbourne in the '60s. Some old tapes of talks around a dinner table came to light recently and prompted me to search for her. Pir, contact Wendy Parsons, 10 Bromell Circuit, Wanniassa, ACT 2903. Phone (02) 6231 6242.
KU-RING-GAI HIGH SCHOOL, NSW, class of '75 will hold a reunion on June 10. Contact Geof Milsted, 0417 406 844 or email email@example.com
FRANK SWEENEY was a crew member on P&O's Arcadia when we met on a cruise in 1978. We corresponded for a while but lost contact when I left Townsville, Qld. My surname then was Bird. Please write to Lynette Crozier, 8 Cobrooga Drive, St Helens, Tas 7216.
LESLIE ALFRED WOODBRIDGE of North Fitzroy, Vic, one of 15 children, died on January 1,1944 in Port Moresby, PNG, and is buried in Lae War Memorial Cemetery. I am his daughter and have had no exchange with his family since I was a child. I'd love to be reunited with them. Contact Lorraine Anne McKenzie, RSD 206, Cohuna, Vic 3568. Phone (03) 5456 8414.
GEOFF ROBERTSON, born 1927, last seen in Adelaide in 1951, had a brother Ken and worked in a bank in Geelong. We met at a New Year's Eve dance in Lorne, Vic, in 1949 and became very good friends. I have never forgotten him and I would like to say hello. Phone Sylvia on (03) 5243 4851.
WILLIAM CHARLES (Bill) ROLFE, age 45, stayed with me at Pottsville, NSW, and Kirra, Qld. I was upset and confused and didn't want you to leave. I still love you and miss you. Please contact Marilyn Hobson - nee Morse - (your Rose Petal, Mazza) 8/18 Patanga Street, Hawks Nest, NSW 2324. Phone (02) 4997 1905.
KENNETH WILLIAM KENNEDY, ex-Navy, was married to my sister in 1962 and I'd love to hear from him or my niece, Tracey Lee Kennedy, born October 19,1963, at Nowra, NS W. Contact Marcia Scarlett, 48 Rudgley Road, Caniaba, NSW 2480. Phone (02) 6621 8414.
JOYCE McKENZIE was a WAAF corporal stationed at Richmond, NSW in 1944/45 with the PTU. Anyone knowing her whereabouts, contact John Jeremeas, 136/86 Church Street, Grovedale, Vic 3216. Phone (03) 5243 0621.
JOHN LESLIE LAWSON, born at Mt Gambier, SA, around August, 1930, is father to twins Cheryl Cathleen and Donald Leslie, born July 28, 1956, and Brian John, born May 13, 1955, adopted out because there was no help then. We have not seen him since 1958. Anyone with information, please contact Jenny Robinson, 3 Marianne Street, Everton Hills, Qld 4053. Phone (07) 3353 3216.
Where are they now? - The Australian Women's Weekly; June 2000
GEORGE A. GLEN, who lived at Renmark, SA, in the late '30s and was last heard of at the Illawarra Hotel, Wollongong, NSW, is sought by old friend Ada Pannan. Please write to 4 Hanlin Court, Cowra Street, Renmark, SA 5341, or phone (08) 8586 6015.
ST GEORGE'S ORPHAN HOMES, Rockhampton, Qld, are having a reunion July 7-9 and would like past children to attend or send memorabilia. Contact Cheryl Myors, 248 West Street, Rockhampton, Qld 4700 or phone (07) 4927 3983.
GREG MAHONEY, workmate at Grose Farm Hotel, Camperdown, NSW,1968-72. I'd dearly love to make contact again. Phone Max Watt (02) 4736 1971.
GAVIN PATRICK BELCHER, born Tauranga, NZ, lived in Brisbane 1984-90, last known to be in Sydney, mid-1990, when we lost contact. Anyone with information, contact Peter Day, PO Box 660, Palmerston North, NZ, or phone (06) 358 4643.
HELEN DIXON lived at North Carlton, Vic, as a teenager in the early ' 50s. We were friends and I'd love to know her present whereabouts. Contact James Willsmore, PO Box 16, Underbool, Vic 3509.
RHONDA NIMMO, now 38, used to live at Narre Warren East, Vic. Your only brother, Reg, would love to hear from you. Phone 0409 022 732 (daytime) or contact Mrs B. Turner, 35 Charles Street, Blairgowrie, Vic 3942, or phone (03) 5988 8461.
SANDRA PETESON was matron-of-honour at my 1988 wedding in Hawkes Bay, NZ, but we lost contact. Her last-known address was in Hamilton, NZ. Contact Debbie Kale, 7 Mandarin Ct, Nerang, Qld 4211, or phone (07) 5596 5268.
PIMLICO HIGH SCHOOL, Qld, invites 1980 Year 12 students to a reunion July 7-9. School records were destroyed by fire, so please pass the message on. Phone Narelle Griffey (Napier) on (07) 4723 0434 or Caryn Samways (Cox) on (07) 4775 7518.
LAVINA LIGHTFOOT was fostered to us from Melbourne Family Care for many happy holidays when my children were younger and we'd all like to see her again. Contact Glenice Beames, 78 Wallace St, Morwell, Vic 3840, phone (03) 5134 5640.
MIKE PURCELL, a sailor on the Pamir from Wellington, NZ,1943-5, last heard of at Leigh Creek, SA. I'd be pleased to know what happened to my old mate and where he is. Contact W. L. Percey, 11 Preddys Rd, Bexley, NS W 2207, or phone (02) 9554 8884.
BRUCE RONALD SHEATHER, born Taree, NSW, in 1933, was once married to me, but our daughter and I haven't seen him for 40 years. We'd dearly love to hear from him. Contact Fay Johnson,18 Harriet Spearing Drive, Woonona, NSW 2517.
ROSLYN FREDERICK (Fred) TOOTELL is my father but I haven't seen him since 1945. I am his daughter from his first marriage and, along with his sister, Gwendoline, would love to hear from him or any children of his second marriage. Contact Margaret Richardson, 62 Loretto Ave, Ferntree Gully, Vic 3156.
SHEILA NORRIS (nee Gray) emigrated to Australia in the early ' 80s when her husband, Keith, was appointed a professor at an Australian university. I am her old school friend Elizabeth Bean. Please write to me at The Mushroom House, Hatherop, Cirencester, Glos. GL7 3AN, England.
ESTHER KIRKPATRICK paid my 1994 Year 9 school fees through Save the Children Fund. She worked at Sydney Hospital at the time, but we lost contact. I'd love to hear from her again. Contact Terence Paul, PO Box 145, Port Moresby, PNG.
MT ISA STATE HIGH SCHOOL, Qld, will hold a reunion of 1980 Year 10 students and teachers on July 1-2. Please contact Karen Strathearn (Pickering) on (07) 4743 5648 or Allana Cahill (Real) (07) 4743 7422.
Where are they now? - The Australian Women's Weekly; July 2000, p 261
JOHN EDWARD PAYNE, brother of Colleen and Merrilyn, born around 1945, lived in Oakey, Qld, in 1994 when his father, Edgar, died. Grandfather Roland's family are anxious to get in touch. Contact Margaret Dominguez, 36 Trail Street, Wagga Wagga, NSW 2650. Phone (02) 6921 2579.
HELEN DIXON lived at North Carlton, Vic, as a teenager in the early '50s. We were very friendly and I'd dearly like to know her present whereabouts. Contact James Willsmore, PO Box 16, Underbool, Vic 3509.
NEIL and ANNE EWART were my house-parents at Roelands Mission, WA, between 1976 and 1978. Their children were Adam and Emma. I'd love to hear from them. Contact Fiona Cox, 77 Curven Road, Hamilton Hill, WA 6163. Phone (08) 9331 3904.
TERRY BOURKE (ex-RAAF) 2AD Eng Mech Course, RAAF Base, Richmond, NSW, 1963/4, would now be 57. His parents lived at Frenchs Forest, NSW, and he had an Aunty Joyce Seymour. I'd like to hear from him. Contact F. Rogers, 5 Avalon Street, Coolum Beach, Qld 4573. Phone (07) 5446 3681.
RHONDA SINCLAIR, now 56, the only child of Betty and Billy Sinclair, was my junior bridesmaid in 1953 and I last saw her 25 years ago. If anyone knows where she is, please contact her cousin, Valda Thomas, 17 Mallard Place, Bokarina, Qld 4575. Phone (07) 5493 3447.
JOHN DOUGLAS and DENNIS JAMES CHARD (may be using the name Cassidy) are sought by their mother, Carmel Monica Cassidy, who hasn't heard from them for 25 years. Last known to be living with their father, Douglas Earl Chard, at Inala, Qld, in 1982. Contact Valerie Brown, PO Box 3790, Weston Creek, ACT 2611. Phone (02) 6288 4775.
ESTHER KIRKPATRICK sponsored my school fees for 1994 through Save the Children. She worked then at Sydney Hospital, but I've since lost touch with her. I'd love to hear from her again. Please contact Terence Paul, PO Box 145, Port Moresby, PNG.
ST JOSEPH'S SCHOOL, Clermont, Qld, will celebrate its centenary from August 4 to 6. Those interested should contact Gwen Turner, 13 Haig Street, Clermont, Qld 4721 for more details. Phone (07) 4983 1267.
ISTVAN LIPOVIC(S) was born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1942, arrived in WA in 1958, married Barbara from Brisbane and lived in Paddington, NSW. Their son, Istvan-Toni, was born on December 10, 1965 and their last known address was Newtown, NSW. "Photos are all I have," says sister Anna. Contact Marion Hoppe, PO Box 3160, Birkdale, Qld 4159. Phone/fax (07) 3822 4804.
PHILLIP JONES, son of Clifford and Pauline, came from Coogee, NSW, in the 1970s and had a brother Steve, who worked for Qantas. Phillip married an English girl, Camilla Laws, and they had two children, Alexandra and Nicholas. Anyone with information, please contact Diane Vernon, 9 Denton Grove, Quakers Hill, NSW 2763. Phone (02) 9626 8264.
ILSE GILES (nee Luttgenroth) and her husband Jim were last seen at Bowen, Qld. Please contact Margy Wesley urgently at 2 Carne Street, Moulamein, NSW 2733. Phone (03) 5885 7218.
THE SISTERS OF THE GOOD SAMARITAN will celebrate the 125th anniversary of their community at St Joseph's Convent, 3 Mileham Street, Windsor, NSW 2756, on August 12. Parishioners and former students can contact the Organising Committee at that address or phone (02) 4578 1410 for more information.
Where are they now? - The Australian Women's Weekly; August 2000, p 271
HILDA LOUVAIN MURRAY, born May 29,1915, lived in Labrador, Qld, with her family until November 1999. Hope you read this, Mum - we all miss you and want to know you're well and happy. Contact son or daughter-in-law on (07) 5526 4570 or write to 1/21 Huth Street, Labrador, Qld 4215.
PAUL and MEGAN JENSEN (nee Morrissey) are old friends, last known living at Urenui near New Plymouth, NZ. I'd really like to see you and your boys again. Contact Michael Duggan, c/-18 Crawfords Rd, Wynnum West, Qld 4178.
MIRIAM KATZ, an inmate of Auschwitz, now thought to be living in Australia, is sought by her friend Marion Phillips (nee Style), "High View",195 Station Road, Omokoroa, RD2 Tauranga, NZ. Phone 0011 64 7548 1097.
SUSAN GEORGE, Rockhampton Berrilee Children's Home, now age 36, is a true friend I have never forgotten. Please write and rekindle our friendship after 25 years. Contact Pam Gahan, c/- Collinsvale Shop, Collinsvale.Road, Collinsvale, Tas 7012.
GWYNETH PARRY lived at Mt Gravatt, Qld, when we were partners in the mid '70s. My foolish actions broke her heart and I've always regretted what I did. I'd like her to contact me - I need her forgiveness. Roger E. Deshon; 5/4 Aramac Ct, Capalaba, Qld 4157 Phone (07) 3390 2232. ·
NOREEN ESTHER TERRY (nee Morris), your brother would love to hear from you -it's been 40 years. Contact John, c/- 90 General Stubbs Drive, Rosebank, NSW 2480.
ANDREW MILLER was very kind to me when we met at camp in 1983/4. He had a sister named Jan and lived at Boyup Brook, WA. I was known as Annette Wilkinson, but am now Annette Wood. Please write to me at 3/9 Dalgety St, Dandenong, Vic 3175.
SHIRLEY WILLIAMS (nee Burchill) lived in the Flemington, Vic, area in the '50s, worked at MMTB, married and had a family to Irish Bill. Your bridesmaid Margaret would love to make contact. Write to M. Keuris, 10 Stevens Street, Portarlington, Vic 3223. Phone (03) 5259 3076.
GNOWANGERUP HIGH SCHOOL, WA, reunion organised for September 30 for Years 8, 9 and 10 of 1970. Contact Shirley Stewart (Freegard), phone/fax (08) 98271122, or Gidget Williamson (Kiddle) on (08) 9826 I 177 (after hours).
CLAIRE SIMS was an RAAF radar plotter in Darwin in 1967 and a Post Office telephonist at Port Lincoln prior to joining the RAAF. Anybody with information, contact Colin McIntyre, 60 Deans Street East, Margate, Qld 4019. Phone (07) 3284 5921 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
ANGELA POOLE was the dearest friend of Debra Harvey (now Claugher) when they were girls in Battersea, UK, before Angela's family migrated to Australia in 1973. Debra never forgot her and would love to be in touch again. Contact Tina Gori, 14 Rodman St, Reservoir, Vic 3073. Phone (03) 9469 3286.
THERESE DESLEY JOHNSTON, born July 8,1959, last heard of in 1987 in SA, where she gave birth to a son, is sought by her daughters, Tanya, Natasha and Tamara. Please write to 36 Henderson Road, Everton Hills, Qld 4053 or phone Natasha (now Jenny) on (07) 3261 8574.
HUMPTY DOO PRIMARY SCHOOL, NT, celebrates its 20th birthday on September 2. Those interested should contact the school on (08) 89881255, fax (08) 89881845, or email email@example.com
Where are they now? - The Australian Women's Weekly; September 2000
PATRICIA and JOHN HARRISON are the children of Leslie A. Harrison, CPO on HMAS Sydney, lost during WWII. Please contact Ian Harrison, c/- Nerissa Lowe, PO Box 60, St Ives, NSW 2075.
BRIAN NUSS and I were friends and lovers 25 years ago but, sadly, we parted. Do you ever think of me and what might have been? Beverley Grant 7 Chaseley St, Nudgee Beach, Qld 4014. Phone (07) 3267 6374.
MELISSA JOAN MOLLOY, born Alice Springs January 22 1979 to Wendy Brown and Maurice Molloy, is my niece and I'd love to hear from her. Contact Diane Sanders, 21 Clarke Street, Alice Springs, NT 0870.
TERRY and PAMELA DEVINE are sisters of my mother, Shirley Irene Whitford. They lived in Victoria's Swan Hill area and we'd very much like to contact them. Please phone Cindi Ptolemy on (07) 4054 6261.
MICHAEL HART is my cousin. One of five sons of Jack and Amy Hart, he grew up in Engadine, NSW, but moved to WA when we were about 13. We'd love to see him again. Contact Margaret or Toni on (07) 5495 4018.
Ex RAAF and WAAAF who served at Evans Head, NSW, during WWII are invited to an informal reunion at Evans Head, October 20-24. Phone Jean Haughton James on (07) 3371 5351 or Joy Sivertsen on (07) 5524 9635.
JANICE CAROLYN MAY, living in the Brisbane area, has daughters Dominique, Kathrine and Nicki. She came from Christchurch, NZ, with her family in the 1980s and has probably remarried. I boarded at their guesthouse in the 1970s. Please contact Heather Allingham (nee Carpenter), 20 Catherine Crescent, Kingsthorpe, Qld 4400.
SKADRITE GRINBERGS, 52, went to Mornington High School in the early 1960s, then Frankston Teachers' College, married Ian Montague, went to live in Queensland and had a daughter, llsa. You were my best friend and I'd love to hear from you. Contact Julie Renwick (nee Gebert) 37 Langham St Nedlands, WA 6009. Phone (08) 9386 8525.
ST HILDA'S SCHOOL, WA, is holding a 50-year reunion for the class of 1950 in October. We'd love to hear from you. Contact Dawn Chin on (08) 9386 5457 or Thelma Campbell on (08) 9384 4764.
LEA BECKER was a pupil of mine at Como Public School Kindergarten, Sydney, in 1960. In 40 years of teaching she was the most delightful pupil I had and I'd love to contact her. Mrs C. Carter, 7/46 Warne Terrace, Caloundra, Qld 4551.
Could this be you? The Australian Women's Weekly is looking for Jane Cooper, then 18 and the young woman on our October 6,1971 cover. We would like to feature her on our Covers Revisited page. Please contact Belinda O'Rourke on (02) 9282 8120.
Where are they now? - The Australian Women's Weekly; October 2000,
HOPE LILLIAN GRENENGER (nee Ebzery), born July 1,1919, at Glen Innes, NSW, but raised at "Pelican", Chinchilla, Qld, is sought by grand-daughter Ann Witney, 17 Gemstone Crescent, Acacia Ridge, Q1d 4110. Phone (07) 3700 4743.
YVONNE HAYHOW (nee Hitchen) danced at the Paradise Room, Surfers Paradise, when we met in 1963. Also Latin Quarter, Sydney, and Chevron, Melbourne. We'd have so much to talk about. Please contact Pauline Hoskins, 5/6 Havana Key, Broadbeach Waters, Qld 4218.
KILLARA HIGH SCHOOL, NSW, celebrates its 30th anniversary on November 18 and all ex-students and teachers are invited. Contact Annette Dukes, PO Box 62, Killara, NSW 2071.
NATALIE ELIZABETH and MATTHEW STEPHEN BROWN are my children and I haven't seen them since their mother, Kim Maree, and I separated 16 years ago. I'd love to hear from them. Call Stephen Brown on 0418 879 628.
JOAN CATHERINE ARMSDEN (nee Billson), originally from England, then of Dromana, Vic, and Armatree, NSW, in the late '50s and early '60s. It is important and urgent that you ring (03) 5472 3690.
MICHAEL ANGELO OSCARI, 43, is my brother-in-law and was last heard of in Townsville, Qld, on Mother,s Day l999. Family very worried. Please contact Dee Oscari, 3 Victoria Street, Bulleen, Vic 3105. Phone (03) 98521675.
CAMPBELL HIGH SCHOOL, ACT, will hold a reunion of 1980 Year 10 students on November 11. Phone Joanne (02) 6241 2778 or Karen (02) 6238 2496.
NEW NORFOLK HIGH SCHOOL, Tas, is holding a 40th reunion for students and teachers of 1960, on November 11 and 12. Those interested contact Di Coughran (Slater) on (03) 6228 6867 or Monica Flanagan (Braslin) on (03) 6272 6737.
LISBET CLAPICK (aka Elizabeth Holt) and I were friends at Eltham High School, Vic, in the 1950s and later when she was at teachers' college. I'd love to know how life has been for her. Please phone Don on (03) 58816880.
JOSEPH KIMPTON, last seen in Albury, NSW, is desperately sought by his mother, Faye Kimpton, Irvin House, O'Dwyer Avenue, Cobram, Vic 3644, phone (03) 5872 2362. Otherwise contact his sister Jane Kimpton, I1/8 Tyquin Court, Shepparton, Vic. 3630. Phone (03) 5831 6114 or 0407 364 057.
JUDITH MACLEAN, born in NSW around 1944 to James Alexander and Wyn Maclean (nee Murdoch) is a child of my father's second marriage. Contact Jim Maclean, 25 Mawson Drive, Killarney Vale, NSW 2261. Phone (02) 4332 0132.
Could this be you? The Weekly is looking for Cameron Heil, then 21 months old, who appeared on our December 31, 1980 cover. We would like to feature him on our Covers Revisited page. Please contact Belinda O'Rourke on (02) 9282 8120.
Where are they now? - The Australian Women's Weekly; November 2000, p 292
MEMBERS OF THE l8th ANARE EXPEDITION who wintered in Antarctica at Mawson Base in 1971 are sought for a reunion. Contact Bob Reynolds, PO Box 321, Emerald, Vic 3782.
GRACE BURFORD lived at Woodville Park, SA, in 1941 and worked at Ashford Tailoring. I remember fondly the great time we had when I was stationed there during WWII and wonder what became of her. Contact: Bill Farrell, 5 Hiles Court, Tocumwal, NSW 2714. Phone (03) 5874 2455 or (03) 5876 3208.
THOMAS JOHN TURNER was born 1945 to Thomas Henry and Daisy Mary Turner in Hurstville, NSW. It would be nice to meet a brother I never knew I had. Contact Kevin Thompson, (02) 6559 3544.
LAYLE UNDERWOOD, where are you? It's me, Lindy Mills. My brother, Davey, lost the contact number you gave him in 1990. You were my best mate at Cleveland High and I miss you. Contact me at 45 Fairway Drive, Lara, Vic 3212, or phone (03) 5282 3752.
"THE OUTLAW", aka Tom (T.J.) Miller, a country music performer, made many friends in the Lismore/Ballina area and they want to see him again. Please contact C. Johnston, NRKA, PO Box 1287, Lismore, NSW 2480.
JULIE, GERALDINE and MARGARET LARSEN, daughters of Leone and Laurie, are my nieces and I'd love to hear from them. Contact Frank Ballantyne, formerly of Woomelang, Vic, but now of 45 Nabilla Cres, Bendigo, Vic 3550. Phone (03) 5443 7573.
DONNA MARIE CARTER, born 21/9/75 in Sydney, is my daughter and I haven't heard from her since 1996. She is a vibrant redhead with a restless spirit. I need to know she's all right. Please contact Julie Carter, 148 Ridge Rd, Engadine, NSW 2233, or phone (02) 9520 5551.
WILLIAM, PATRICIA and MARLYN HAYES, my brother and sisters were born in the UK, and we lost touch after our mother died at Footscray, Vic, in 1964. Could anyone with information please contact Allan Hayes, 4 Lorien Close, Leek, Staffs STl3 BNY, UK, or phone (0011 44 1538) 381 080.
KYRYSTYNA (TINA) DANUTA BIEDRZYCKA, 45, is my daughter, last heard from in 1997 when she left Tuross Head, NSW, to move north. I would be relieved to hear from her. Phone Aniela Biedrzycki, (02) 6286 2261, reverse charges.
NORMA, RICHARD, MARION and DAPHNE BAGLEY, all born at Grifflth NSW, to Marjorie Eileen Morton and James Henry Bagley between 1934 and 1941, are related to me through James Henry. Please contact Anthony Bagley, 16 Briggs Cres, Noble Park, Vic 3174, or phone (03) 9547 9110.
IRENE and ANGUS DAVIES and their children Laura, Stephen and Lindsay were last known to be living in Canberra, and we'd love to hear from them. Contact Frank and Esme Fandam, 92 Glenvar Road, Torbay, North Shore City, NZ, or phone (09) 473 0425.
VIRGINIA WARNER was a friend of mine, last heard of in 1991 when leaving her husband and Wagga Wagga, NSW. She promised to send her new address, but never did. Write to Terry Anne McGovern, 13430 W. Ashwood Drive, Sun City West, Arizona 85375-4513, USA.
RAFFAELE SIALAS, PATTA ANTIOCO and CASULO GIUSEPPE came from Italy in 1955 and worked on Dalby (Qld) railway in 1956. Raffaele went to Tenterfield. Sought by Francesco Concas, 15a John St, Toowoomba, Qld 4350. Phone (07) 4632 6780.
Where are they now? - The Australian Women's Weekly; December 2000
COLIN COX was a family friend when he lived in Boneo, Vic. He was last seen in 1954, and I'd love to hear from him or see him again. Please write to Joyce Cairns, 8 McCombe St, Roselands, Vic 3939.
BEVERLEY CATCHPOOL was nursing in London from 1959-60. She worked night shifts and had the daytime free to help other young Australians, such as me, find work and accommodation. I'm still very grateful and would like to renew contact. Please write to Lola Tarnawski, 5 Dandaloo Street, The Gap, Qld 4061, or phone (07) 3300 2132.
GABRIEAL ALLANDORF was at Lansvale Primary School with me in New South Wales. She is German and was living with her grandmother at the time. I miss you, Gabrieal. Remember when we sang those ABBA songs in a talent quest? Please contact Simonne Maunsell, 86 Brookfield Road, Kedron, Qld 4031, phone (07) 3357 4003.
MONTO STATE PRIMARY SCHOOL, Qld, will celebrate its 75th anniversary on Australia Day, January 26. Those interested can contact Patsy Aisthorpe c/- the school, 3 Leichhardt Street, Monto, Qld 4630.
MARIE HENRIETTA HIBBERT, born on June 22, 1916 in Sorrento, Vic, to Laurence and Marie Violet Hibbert (nee Ploog), sister of August, Bert and Kathleen, was last heard of in Sydney in the 1950s. Brother Bert would dearly like to hear from you or your family. Contact Pat Osborne, PO Box 217, Lakes Entrance, Vic 3909.
RAYLENE MICHELLE LARK is the mother of my grandson, Blake Daniel Guest, and they're probably both in the Hervey Bay area of Queensland. I miss them terribly and would love to know if they're okay. Please call Julie Cochrane on 0401 469 307.
ERIC LEE, now 51, is the brother I lost contact with in Wollongong, NSW, in about 1973, just after our brother Frank was killed in a car accident. His brothers John and Arthur would also like to find him. Contact Mrs Robyn Lynch (I have remarried), 21 Lang Street, Kurri Kurri, NSW 2327, phone (02) 4937 2870.
MILDRED JARMAN lived in Hurstville, NSW, with parents Vince and Vi. She played the violin and was married. Cousins Rosalie and Phil would like to hear from you. Phone (08) 8295 2788.
ST ATTRACTA'S CONVENT SCHOOL in Smithton, Tasmania, will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a reunion on January 27 and 28. For more information, phone Margaret O'Halloran (nee Woolley) on (03) 6456 1350.
JAN MARIE HOLLAND, now 32, last known to be living in St Kilda, Vic, has not been heard from for five years and I am very worried. Please contact Lorna Hall, 324 Gladstone Street, Maryborough, Vic 3465.
CLARENCE FREDERICK GEORGE MATHESON, formerly of Holmesglen, Vic, was last heard of in Queensland. Anyone with information about him or his kin, please contact Shirley Dwyer, PO Box 346, Box Hill, Vic 3129.
JULIA and FRANCES JAMES, now in their 60s or 70s, are daughters of novelist Florence James of 'Come in Spinner' fame. We share the same great-grandparents and are descendants of Frederick and Hannah Russell's family, who arrived in New Zealand in 1881. We would be grateful for any help in finding them. Contact Ann Whitehead, l0a Arrow Road, Forest Hill, Auckland 9, NZ.
YORKETOWN AREA SCHOOL, SA, plans a reunion of Grade 1 students of 1951-60 on January 21. All who joined (or left) the class in those years are invited. Contact Jenny Robertson (Aldenhoven), PO Box 401, Finley, NSW 2713.
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