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OVERLAND TO MILDURA Waggon Trip from Nhill 30 Years Ago THE PANGS OF THIRST.

1 September 1931, The Horsham Times (Vic. : 1882 - 1954), page 6

…The amazing story below was found while I was scouring through newspapers on Trove , researching the Geyer brothers (my Great Grand Uncles) for an Anzac Day blog.  The character recognition listed the author as M. Ocyer rather than M. Geyer, which is why it had not been discovered previously.  You can imagine my reaction when I started to read it, as I immediately recognised it as the story of my Great Great Grandmother, Edith Geyer , and her children.  This is only part of Edith's story of adversity and courage, which can be read here .…

…Source: (click here to view article) The Horsham Times, Tuesday 1st September 1931, page 6…

…Source: Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954), Saturday 24 June 1899, page 26…