Tag Archives: Boggabilla

And He Led His Two White Percheron Horses across the Battlefields of Europe in WW1

In his younger days … a larrikin son of Ireland, Scotland and Sussex, a Bogga boy … sometime shearer, horse breaker, boxer, grazier, community leader, and a nephew of one of Australia’s greatest jockeys.. But on the battlefields of WWI … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Boggabilla Cemetery – September 2013

On our way back from Cape York in 2013 we visited Dad’s cousin Doug Adams and his wife Carol – it was really nice to meet family members last seen years ago. We also visited the Boggabilla Cemetery where some … Continue reading

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Cousins Uncles Aunties – Memories and Stories from the Macintyre

There seems to be quite a few stories from up around Boggabilla and Goondiwindi which sometimes get shared at family gatherings or during long family phone chats. ¬†Of days long gone by and some more recent ones too. I’ve heard … Continue reading

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Travels to Boggabilla and Goondiwindi

Having grown up in Thirroul, north of Wollongong in the Illawarra, it always seemed that Boggabilla and Goondiwindi were so very far away. We had family visits there in 1964 and 1968. Then in 1973 and 2013 I visited there … Continue reading

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