In 1954 I commenced my education at Turramurra Public School where I stayed until the end of 1955
when we moved to Woodend by which time Lawrence (Larry) had been born.
Woodend house in 1966 ,10 years after we left.
Same house in September 2008.
31st December 2012.
In 1968 I joined the Victorian Railways as a Locomotive Engineman.
Whilst employed with V R in 1969,I worked for a couple of months in Korumburra then on
11th November 1969 I transferred to Wodonga for "a month", found the natives friendly and still live in
the area. In May 1974 I tried my hand selling insurance before joining Mates - Waltons - Venture as an major appliance salesman.
I left Venture late 1987 and , after a couple of fill in jobs,on 26th October 1988 I joined the Murray River County Council as a customer service advisor. After several name changes the company became Essential Energy. I retired from there on 26th April 2013.
I now perform voluntary work through Lions International which includes Meals on Wheels and Patient Transport for the Albury Cancer Centre. Since 1984 I've also been a presenter and producer for Community Radio 2 REM107.3 FM in Albury NSW Australia.
Met Bettwyn in 1970.
Donna born 1977
Scott born 1979
My 60th birthday 2009.
L-R: Donna , me, Bettwyn and Scott.
With grandsons Hamish (born 2004) and Tylar (born 2007).
I also have 2 granddaughters , Madeline (born 2012) and Imogen (born 2013).
Bettwyn with Hamish and Tylar Christmas Day 2016.
In 1987, after Venture went down the financial gurgler, I worked for Mister Minit and Warehouse Sales
,each for a few months , before joining Murray River County Council - Murray River Electricity -
Energy South - Great Southern Energy - Country Energy - Essential Energy as a customer services advisor.
I retired from Essential Energy on 26th April 2013.
LOST PEN PAL
I'M TRYING TO CONTACT MY AMERICAN PEN PAL FROM THE 1960'S.
HER MAIDEN NAME WAS CATHY CAMPBELL AND BY 1974 SHE HAD MARRIED
PHIL ("PAL") LOCKWOOD AND THEY HAD A SON PHIL"PAL" JUNIOR.
AS A TEENAGER CATHY LIVED IN THE LOS ANGELES SUBURB OF LOMITA.
IF ANYONE STILL KEEPS IN CONTACT PLEASE ASK HER TO CONTACT ME IN ALBURY NSW AUSTRALIA .
MY EMAIL IS:firstname.lastname@example.org
BELOW IS A 1974 PICTURE OF CATHY & FAMILY.