Monday, October 7, 2013

Dick Osborn : rescued from Maitland’s 1955 flood

Lucky perhaps, and a gentleman
From the Maitland Mercury report:
To some, Dick Osborn was one of the lucky ones rescued from Maitland’s raging floodwaters of 1955.
To many he was the essence of harness racing in the Hunter Valley and further afield.
Mr Osborn, of Sawyers Gully, died on Tuesday and tributes for the 83-year-old have flowed in from the community.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Oct. 3, 2013.