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Wordless Wednesday:<br/>WWI Memorial, Noumea
By     |    Feb 15, 2012
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Wordless Wednesday:
WWI Memorial, Noumea

Some of our Martins, who lost their lives during WWI, on the WWI Memorial in Noumea. I can’t forget that I need to do some research into our New Caledonian’s involvement this war as well.

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Wordless Wednesday:<br />The Bolton BMG Orchestra
By     |    Feb 8, 2012
Posted in: Scottish Family, Wordless Wednesday     |    1 Comment

Wordless Wednesday:
The Bolton BMG Orchestra

I’m sure at some point I will piece together how Connie is related. She’s a girl after my own heart with that banjo!

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Almost Wordless Wednesday: U.S.S. President Polk
By     |    Feb 1, 2012
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Almost Wordless Wednesday: U.S.S. President Polk

A prelude to French Friday: The U.S.S. President Polk departed Noumea on October 23, 1945 with Louisette Martin Aponte (my paternal grandmother), her 3 year old son (my Dad), and 5 month old daughter (Aunt Linda), bound for San Francisco during Operation Magic Carpet. I encourage you to visit the links above to understand what this trip must have been like. Looking at the passenger list (which I have to read more...

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