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Sunday, 24 March 2013

More photos from last week's Dead Man's Penny handover

Ryde District Historical Society's President Janice Eastment, MC for the afternoon

The Wallumetta Room
 at City of Ryde Library
was the venue for our handover of Henry Oscar Nelson's Memorial plaque
on Saturday 16 March 2013.

Judy & Phil Display The Weekly Times story
A local newspaper, The Weekly Times reported the event in both the week prior
 and the following week
We were also very pleased to welcome Chanel 10 reporter, Mazoe Ford and cameraman who joined us for the afternoon.

Chanel 10 aired Mazoe Ford's coverage of the event during the 5pm news on Monday18 March 2013 under the title "Lost and found'!
Margaret, Richard, Angela, Kim, Judy, & Janice with Ryde City Mayor, Ivan Petch

We were also very grateful to Judy for bringing along family photos, medals & memorabilia
 for both Henry Oscar Nelson and his brother Frederick Andrew Nelson
and allowing us to make a photographic record of them
 for our project.

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