ZACCHIGNA, Mario, Sil, Julie

11 May 1924 – 6 August 1996
Born 16 December 1947

Origin Istria, Italy
First settled in Northam & Wyalkatchem, WA
Original Occupation Mine Worker
Occupation in Australia Railway Worker


Departure Port Breauven
Arrival Year 1950


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Settled in Wyalkatchem where our first home was a tent. Beds were chaff bags filled with hay. Kerosene lamps, Coolgardie safe for fridge. Water train from Perth on Fridays to fill our tanks. Public showers and we were happy.


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