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I was born on 1/3/1941 in Yugoslavia and moved to Australia in 1961 looking for a peaceful life. Here is my story.

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Hand busting work in the quarries

After arriving in Hamilton from Glenthompson on foot (30 miles), I worked at Mensal Bluestone Quarry for several weeks. ...

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My Life Before Arriving in Australia

I was born on 1st March 1941 in Yugoslavia. I lost my parents very early on in my childhood. I grew up on my own....

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Revving the guts out of the "Humber Snipe"

After working at the Mensal Bluestone Quarry in Hamilton (early 60's) for several weeks, I upgraded my position and went to work with the Yugoslavian painters....

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