1. A Lucky Man

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    A Lucky Man is a story about my grandad: Bernard Teague - a man who lived through two world wars, a pandemic, worldwide depression and a significant earthquake - and lived to tell the tale. Sources & Attribution: Bernard Henry Norris Teague, family photo dated October 17, 1917 Halley’s Comet: “Halley's Comet as photographed on May 4, 1910”. Evening Post, 01 February 1941. From National Library of New Zealand. Usage: Share, Modify (view at Papers Past http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz) “WE HAVE DONE IT BEFORE.” Hawera & Normanby Star, Volume LVII, 19 May 1910, Page 3, From National Library of New Zealand. Usage: Share, Modify, Use Commercially (view at Papers Past http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz) ‘Milner’s Alarm Clocks’ Page 3 Advertisements Column 3, Grey River Argus, 13 June 1910, From National Library of New Zealand. Usage: Share, Modify (view at Papers Past http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz ) World War I: “Officer cadets c 1918 11-064” Tauranga City Library Staff – HC, Licenced under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 New Zealand (CC BY-NC 3.0 NZ). View at Tauranga Memories: Remembering War, http://tauranga.kete.net.nz/en/site “I AM WAR”, Evening Post, Volume XC, Issue 74, 25 September 1915, Page 16, From National Library of New Zealand. Usage: Share, Modify, Use Commercially (view at Papers Past http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz) “TO-DAY'S CASULTY LIST” Feilding Star, Volume XIII, Issue 3322, 18 August 1917, Page 3 From National Library of New Zealand. Usage: Share, Modify (view at Papers Past http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz) 1918 Influenza Pandemic: “Te Kuiti Temporary Native Hospital, 1918” by Dawn Marsh, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 New Zealand License. View at Kete King Country http://ketekingcountry.peoplesnetworknz.info/en/site “Outside "hall hospital", Katikati, during the 1918 influenza pandemic” by Tauranga City Libraries Staff - Debbie McCauley, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 New Zealand License. View at Tauranga Memories, http://tauranga.kete.net.nz/en/site “She’s Lived in a Marvellous Age” Isabella Colvin 1904 - ? by Alison Cordery, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 New Zealand License (view at Kete West Coast http://ketewestcoast.peoplesnetworknz.info/en/site) Bernard Teague tramping, family photo, date unknown The 1929 Murchison Earthquake: “She’s Lived in a Marvellous Age” Isabella Colvin 1904 - ? by Alison Cordery, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 New Zealand License (view at Kete West Coast http://ketewestcoast.peoplesnetworknz.info/en/site) “H.J Hodgson and Company’s General Store after the Earthquake” A. R. Kingsford photo, Evening Post, Volume CVII, Issue 143, 21 June 1929, Page 10. From National Library of New Zealand. Usage: Share, Modify (view at Papers Past http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz ) “Bridge over the Matakitaki badly damaged by earthquake” A. R. Kingsford photo, Evening Post, Volume CVII, Issue 143, 21 June 1929, Page 10. From National Library of New Zealand. Usage: Share, Modify (view at Papers Past http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz ) Bernard Teague working on a rail bridge, family photo, 1939 World War II: ACKNOWLEDGEMENT HAURAKI REGIMENT. Ass. 256/1/94. Small photograph of rubble in a series depicting widespread destruction throughout Cassino. 1944. Hauraki Regiment 1933-1960 12-335 set by Tauranga City Libraries Staff - HC is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 New Zealand License. View at Tauranga Memories: Remembering War, http://tauranga.kete.net.nz/en/site “A Crashed Bf 109 Messerschmitt” by Tauranga City Libraries Staff - HC is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 New Zealand License. View at Tauranga Memories: Remembering War, http://tauranga.kete.net.nz/en/site “WAR CASUALTIES” Evening Post, 05 December 1942. From National Library of New Zealand. Usage: Share, Modify (view at Papers Past http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz ) WWI & WWII information: http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/New_Zealand_History/World_War_I http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/New_Zealand_History/World_War_II Other background information sources: “Will Wandafar: Writings of Bernard Teague”, Editor: Bronwyn Elsmore, Nagare press, 2003 NZ History website www.nzhistory.net.nz All text licenced under Creative Commons Licence Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 New Zealand (CC BY-NC 3.0 NZ) Background sound: ‘Ocean Waves’ http://www.freesound.org/people/rucisko/sounds/164767/ Licensed for use under Creative Commons Licence CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Public Domain Dedication

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