Merrijig School. Children with teacher in waterhole in the Delatite River
Item Number: 1863
Merrijig School. Children with teacher in waterhole in the Delatite River -Teacher Ernie Osborne. Helmut Kofler would come down from Mt Buller and give swimming lessons. There was a wire across the river for the children to hold and Kofler would say “Kick ya legs”. Amongst the children would be Jim O’Brien; Harry and Alma Hodge; Paddy, Jimmy and Eileen Dale; Monica Hearn; Jack, Tom and Norman Purcell; May, Jack and Keith Lovick; Leo and Dick Klingsporn; Veronica Jim and Vin Mahoney. VMHSP1863a – Information on back of card recording names of children who would probably be in the picture.