Newcastle Family History Society Inc.

August Monthly Meeting

Tuesday 1 August 2:00pm

Guest Speaker Dr Jan McLeod

Meeting will be held in the rooms and via Zoom

Historian and author Dr Jan McLeod shares the story of her great-uncle, Private Lawrence Nicholas Kennedy, who served as a medical orderly in the Middle East and on the Kokoda Track during World War II. Drawing on Private Kennedy’s wartime diary and photographs, Jan’s presentation highlights the important links be-tween personal, local, national, and global history.