Tag: charles holdorf

Florence Stacey (Florence Holdorf) 1878-1908

My father never met his grandmother, Florence Stacey, who died in 1908, many years before Dad was born (1933). Writing about his family background in July 2013 Dad noted: My father was Charles John Stacey Holford, born July 7,1899 in Goulburn… He lived in Goulburn … Continue reading Florence Stacey (Florence Holdorf) 1878-1908

Egypt 1915

I have been thinking about Charles Holdorf’s journey from Sydney to Egypt in 1915. His departure is well documented on November 9th, but the exact route taken by the troopship Beltana is uncertain. Did the ship sail north via Brisbane and up over the top … Continue reading Egypt 1915