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Vintage photos of:
HMAS Australia in drydock circa 1938. Photo by Saxon Fogarty RAN. View full size.
HMS Adamant and British submarines in Fremantle Harbour in Western Australia, 1946. View full size.
My grandparents Phyllis & John Badders and their 4 children. From L to R, Top: Susan, Jeffery, and Ginny (my mother). Bottom: Phyllis, Jack, and John. Unfortunately, my grandfather John passed away just a few years after this photo was taken, so I never had the pleasure of knowing him. He was very much loved, and continues to be missed by those he left behind. View full size.
My maternal grandmother Natalia Filipoff with my Aunt Irene in Innsbruck, Austria around 1943. They only lived there until the late 40's when they immigrated to Brazil. They were originally from southern Russia. View full size.
My 7-year-old sister Gail riding her horse through the streets of Geelong, Australia, on an early Sunday morning in 1948. She grew up to breed Australian Ponies. View full size.
This is a portrait of my great, great grandparents D.P. & Sarah Hollingsworth with their children Hester (standing on the right) and Richard (on the lap). Richard is my great grandfather. View full size.