Arthur Albert Bock (10 September 1883 – 11 May 1966)

Arthur Albert Bock was born on 10 September 1883 in Bendley, South Australia to Australian-born Gottlieb Reinhold Bock and Johanne Caroline Shilling. His mother’s family, Johann Gottfried and Anna Rosina Lange, immigrated from Brandenburg, Prussia. (Netherlands, Genealogie Online Trees Index, 1000-2015) Arthur came from a large Protestant family. He had an older brother, Ernest Theodore, [...]

James Kissane (01 April 1889 – 27 October 1953)

James Kissane was born on 1 April 1889 in Kilcock Upper, Lissleton, Listowel, County Kerry, Ireland to parents John Michael and Catherine Cronin (Katie). He came from a large farming Catholic family. James lived with a younger sister, Lizzie, two older sisters, Mary and Norah, and three brothers, Patrick, John and Richard. The farm was [...]