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June 1940 Party. This party sailed via Canada. Large portrait of the boys & girls in a hall. (The voyage included the 6th party of children to go to Molong).


 

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June 1940 Party. The party that travelled via Canada arrives in Sydney. Fabulous photo.


 

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SS Ormonde Party. 10 October 1947. An after-dark photo of the girls and boys of this party. (The voyage included the 7th party of children to go to Molong).


 

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SS Ormonde Party. 10 October 1947. Eight children crowd into a train window.


 

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SS Ormonde Party. 29 January 1948. Very large group of children, all nicely dressed and teddies in hand! (The voyage included the 8th party of children to go to Molong).


 

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SS Ormonde Party. 29 January 1948. Ten children from the party perhaps at the railway station. The man might be in charge of Fairbridge UK?


 

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31 March 1948 Party. Man wheeling huge pile of suitcases on a trolley, with children – in the background is probably one of the pre-emigration assembly houses. (The voyage included the 9th party of children to go to Molong).


 

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31 March 1948 Party. Nice portrait of a group of children. Looks like a professional photo.


 

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SS Ormonde Party. 17 December 1948. First post-war party sailing ex-Tilbury. To the extreme left is James Appleby destined for Molong. Extreme right is Norman Appleby, also Molong. (The voyage included the 10th party of children to go to Molong).


 

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SS Ormonde Party. 17 December 1948. First post-war party arriving at Fremantle on 15 January 1949. In the picture is Mr Mein, Pinjarra Principal and dignitaries.


 

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SS Ormonde Party. 17 December 1948. Group of children on board ship, perhaps about to depart.


 

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SS Empire Brent arrived in Sydney on 6 May 1948. This is a photo of the ship. Listed on the photo is the names and ages of the Fairbridge, Molong children who were on the voyage.


 

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14 July 1949 Party. On board ship, below a life boat. (The voyage included the 11th party of children to go to Molong).


 

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14 July 1949 Party. Driving away on a bus. That writing says “Picture taken where children had breakfast en-route to Tilbury.


 

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14 July 1949 Party. Is that the Duke of Gloucester again?


 

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14 July 1949 Party. Another photo on board ship near a life boat.


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