Thursday, September 1, 2011

Family mystery to Kurri Kurri

From the Maitland Mercury report:
A search for clues in a family mystery that started on the other side of the world has found its way to Kurri Kurri. In a small hamlet, right on the border between England and Wales, Jennifer Montague uncovered a puzzle when she received the family’s papers following the death of her brother.
Among them was a letter sent from Kurri Kurri, seemingly from a naval officer who died in World War I, but the letter was dated April, 1931.
The letter was signed “your loving son John” but the only John that Mrs Montague thinks it could possibly be is her uncle, John Kerr, who was born in 1881 and died in 1918.

Full article by Frances Sacco available at Maitland Mercury, 26 Aug, 2011.