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Family Notice Friday: Memorial Notice for John Joseph and Mervyn James Donnelly

My Great Grandfather John Joseph Donnelly and Grandfather Mervyn James Phillip Donnelly were remembered in this Memorium Notice placed in the Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate newspaper by my Great Grandmother Bridget Anastasia Donnelly (nee Lambert) in 1945.


 

Source: Family Notices. (1945, February 5). Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) , p. 2. Retrieved November 26, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article135000136

Transcript:

DONNELLY.- In memory of our dear husband and father, John Joseph, late headmaster Education Department, passed away February 5, 1942 ; also our dear son and brother, Mervyn James, passed away January 22, 1943.
Sacred heart of Jesus, mercy.
We will not weep, though on the deep.
Our memory, a flag rides half-mast high.
Inserted by their sorrowing wife and mother, son and brother, B.A. and A.C.1. R.A.A.F., Frederick Joseph Donnelly.


NSW BDM Death Index

3183/1942 DONNELLY JOHN JOSEPH JAMES MARY WALLSEND
6688/1943 DONNELLY MERVYN JAMES JOHN JOSEPH BRIDGET ANASTASIA WYONG  

Source: NSW BDM Death Index. NSW Registry of Births, Death and Marriages.  Retrieved from http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/

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