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Letter from Chinese Catholic Community

Correspondence from Sister Mary Chan FDNSC, Chinese Catholic Community in Darwin to Chief Minister Shane Stone thanking him, his mother Pam Stone and son Jack Stone on attending...


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Reference Terry Stone

Reference for Terry Stone written by Mr Barry Toll, Finance & Administration Manager, Australia Defence Industries Limited.


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Death notice Mary Ellen Stone

Death notice in local media advising the death of Mrs Mary Ellen Stone, Collingwood, mother of Les Stone.


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Letter from Jean Whitla OAM

Correspondence from Jean Whitla OAM recounting her investiture witH the Medal of the Order of Australia.


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Cornishtown Reunion

Les Stone was Head Master of the one teacher school at Cornishtown SS near Chlltern from 1951 to 1956. The school house has been removed; the school building remains largely int...


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Pam, Les and Shane Stone

Les Stone was the Headmaster of the one teacher school at Cornishtown near Chiltern. He had struck up a friendship with then owner of All Saints winery, the Sutherland Smith fam...


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Franscicini 60th wedding anniversary

The connection between the Stone and Franscini families goes back decades. Les Stone was the Headmaster of the one teacher school at Cornishtown near Chiltern. He had struck up ...


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Shane Stone Murray River Wahgunyah

According to Pam Stone and a handwritten note on the back of the photograph this is a picture of Shane playing in the Murray River shallows at Wahgunyah on the Victorian NSW bor...


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BMM 'My dad, the man from Oodnadatta'

Border Morning Mail 'My dad, the man from Oodnadatta'. book review ''The Man from Oodnadatta' by Wodonga journalist and historian Jean Whitla.


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Pam Stone catching rabbits

Pam and Les Stone married in 1946. On graduating from Melbourne Teachers College Les was sent to a one teacher school, Tahara SS near Hamilton, Western Victoria. The couple star...


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Letter from the Premier of QLD

Correspondence from the Premier of Queensland the Honourable Peter Beattie MP following the death of Terry Stone, brother of Shane.


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Bill Curtain and Shane Stone with 'Lambie Pie'

Bill Curtain, 'Rudd' the sheep dog, Shane Stone and his pet 'Lambie Pie' at the 'Home Bush' farmhouse Indigo. Unfortunately 'Lambie Pie' ended up in a pie much to the horror and...


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Nana, 'Big Les', Shane Stone and Kimmie

Nana (Mary Ellen Stone), 'Big Les' (William Leslie Stone), Shane Stone and the family border collie 'Kimmie' at the family home at 225 Lawrence Street, Wodonga. Les's parents, S...


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Bill Curtain

Requiem Mass order of service to celebrate the life of William aka Bill Curtain 28 July 1909 - 14 February 2001. Mass of thanksgiving celebrated at St Patrick's Catholic Church ...


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Julie Curtain

Requiem Mass order of service to celebrate the life of Julia aka Julie Ellen Curtain nee Johnson 1 July 1907 - 18 November 1989. Mass of thanksgiving celebrated at St Patrick's ...


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Shane Stone

Shane Stone on the banks of the Murray River, Corowa, on the NSW Victoria border. Having recently moved to Wodonga Les Stone had been the Headmaster of the one teacher school at...


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Les, Pam and Shane Stone

Les, Pam and Shane Stone fishing from the banks of the Murray River, Corowa on the NSW Victoria border. At the time Les Stone was the Headmaster of the one teacher school at Co...


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Les and Shane Stone

Les and Shane Stone, Murray River, Wahgunyah on the Victoria New South Wales border, Murray River near All Saints Vineyard. At the time Les Stone was the Headmaster of the one t...


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Les, Shane and Nana Stone

Les, Shane Stone and Mary Ellen aka Nana Stone, Wahgunyah on the Victoria New South Wales border, Murray River near All Saints Vineyard. At the time Les Stone was the Headmaster...


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Letter from the Murray Valley Development League

Correspondence from the Executive Director, Murray Valley Development League, Mr G Vernon Lawrence following the death of Les Stone expressing condolences to his family.