Tag Archives: Castledare Junior Orphanage

Salvation Army Fails in Response to Lewis Blayse’s Family (Or: I Hear Sunbury Court’s Lovely This Time of Year)

On 11 April, I wrote to several high-ranking members of the Salvation Army Australia and elsewhere explaining how it could respond appropriately to the matter of compensation for the family of Lewis Blayse, my father. In this, I indicated a willingness … Continue reading

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The Maltese Connection (Or: The Forgotten Children of Malta)

Image: Malta’s Child Migrant Memorial (Source: Times of Malta http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20100509/letters/abused-maltese-child-migrants.306450) Malta was a source of “child migrants” to Australia. Most attention has been placed on the child migrants from the U.K., largely because there were 7,000 from the U.K. and … Continue reading

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