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Family History Friday: Damien PARER

It is always lovely to claim a famous / infamous person as one’s blood relative.

Damien Parer is Mr R’s second cousin, twice removed. Their ancestors in common are Mr R.’s Great-Great-Great Grandparents, John and Elizabeth Corcoran (nee Spillane) — Damien’s Great Grandparents. John Corcoran died in Ireland and Elizabeth lived in Kyneton area, Victoria.  read more

Tobruk, Libya. 1941-08. Damien Parer, a Department of Information photographer, filming with a Newman-Sinclair 35mm camera, probably the Auto Kine Camera model, during the Siege of Tobruk. Parer could be filming material for the Department of Information production, Siege of Tobruk. (See AWM Film F01097)




I started blogging in an effort to keep the old brain cells alive. I'm writing a fantasy series, I take more MOOCs than I can handle, and am trying to get my Nikon D3000 off auto. I live in Victoria, Australia, with my husband and our dog, Vika.

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