Mansfield Courier

Mologa looking for war photos

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THE township of Mologa, situated between Echuca and Pyramid Hill, has a WW1 memorial, and is looking for photograph­s of the soldiers listed on that memorial.

The Mologa and District Landcare Group is calling for assistance in finding some photograph­s of one particular soldier who has a link to the Mansfield district.

Daniel O’Sullivan, real name Christophe­r Cooney 5747, had a half-brother and two half-sisters, whose names and addresses are listed in the Mologa archives from 1920.

The half-brother was listed as Edwin James Lamb, Mansfield, along with half-sisters Mrs Annie Gaffney, “The Laurels”, Grey Street, Hamilton and Mrs Mary Peden, “Lyonsville”, Jackson Street, Casterton.

Bill Boyd and Guido Assmann from Mologa Landcare said: “It would be very much appreciate­d if the descendant­s of the above persons could

In a precision exercise called ‘mirror flying’ two super powered airforce jets fly parallel to each other – one the right way up and the other upsidedown beneath the top jet – precision at its best. Captured at the Avalon Airshow this was just one of the many air displays which enthralled record crowds to the show. contact us and if possible send us a picture of the soldier.”

Anyone around Mansfield who may have a photograph or informatio­n on Edwin James Lamb or his halfbrothe­r Daniel O’Sullivan (Christophe­r Cooney) is asked to make contact with the Mologa group.

Contacts are: Bill Boyd, phone (03) 5436 5275, email willauray3@ bigpond.com or Guido Assmann, phone (03) 5436 5282, email guido@ pacific.net.au.

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