"Fell two miles . . . yet LIVED!" newspaper clipping; Messer, John; 2011-299


Flinders Shire Historical Collection


"Fell two miles . . . yet LIVED!" newspaper clipping

About this object

This newspaper clipping by John Messer is about Mr Joseph Herman, formerly of Hughenden and his many escapes from death during World War 2, and in later life after surviving two more light aircraft crashes and after becoming seriously ill after contracting polio.

The clipping is laminated and the date and publication that the article appeared in have not been identified. The article also includes images of Mr Herman.


Messer, John

Maker Role


Medium and Materials

newspaper, laminate


215 x 157mm

Subject and Association Keywords

returned servicepeople

Subject and Association Keywords

Hughenden (Queensland)


Flinders Shire Historical Photograph Project

Credit Line

Gift of Hughenden District Historical Society, care of Mrs Colleen Murdoch.

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