Sunday, November 29, 2009

Push to restore boxer’s grave site

From the Maitland Mercury report:
It was a knock out for Yanwyn Kirby to discover he was related to one of Australia’s most legendary figures. And as a recognised relative of Maitland’s favourite son, Les Darcy, he is behind a push to restore the boxer’s grave site. Mr Kirby, a cousin to Darcy, donates money each fortnight to the Les Darcy Family Vault Restoration established by Maitland City Council.

Full article by Briony Snedden available at Maitland Mercury, 23 Nov, 2009.