Remembering People of the Past

Ordinary people in extraordinary times

I have researched the stories of local history. This is what I found. 

The John “Jack” Kitteringham Story
A Video Documentary & Artifiacts

This is the story of a young man from Gladstone who enlisted and then was sent to Hong Kong, just before the Japanese invasion. 


Includes a video dramatization as well as photos from the Kitteringham family. 

The Ernest Tester Story
A Video + Historical Information

This is the story of two brothers, their life in the service, and the aftermath of all that happened. 


Collection includes a video documentary as well as various information regarding Ernest. 

The Story of William Teichrib
A Video Documentary

A humble farmer in desperate times. What else could he do but enlist? 


This is a video documentary about Private William Teichrib. 

Remembering Albert Bennett Lewis

The true and romantic story of a veteran of World War II. 

Other Stories

Interesting incidents from years gone by…
Congratulations, You Win a Coffee Maker!
A Short Radio Play

The true story of a man who won an electric coffee maker…years before electricity would reach his residence. 

Artifacts on the Airwaves
A Short Radio Play

The true story of a unique WW1 artifact. 

The Thing Bout Worrin
A Humorous Monologue

A dramatic monologue about two oxen, a storm, and a farmer in danger of losing his life.