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Please help me with some Cyclone Tracey infromation.

by Brian Donald Graham
(Kurrajong Hills NSW Australia)

My Name is Brian Graham, formally Brian Hoff
I have started reading the book Warning The Story Of Cyclone Tracey. Author is Sophie Cunningham just published for the 40th Anniversary of Cyclone Tracy.

I'm trying to locate Ida Bishop who worked for Northern Research Pty LTD or Danny Thomas the Assistant General Manager of Northern Research he found the bodies of Koji Yoshanda Ida Bishops former Boss and Operations Manager of Northern and My Father Mr Donald Hoff who had been on NR Kendall with Yoshanda My Gather was an Engineer on the boat.
In 2012 I went to the Darwin Archives office and they were able to help me somewhat but to read this in Sophie Cunningham's and to see my Father's name in Print brought visiting my step fathers family the 40 years of emotion all flooding back!!!.
I would like to speak to anybody who knew my Father Mr Donald Hoff or worked with him?. You will never know how much it would mean to me to speak to either of these 2 people.

My email address is
my contact number is 0417455997
my address is 1016 Bells Line Of Road Kurrajong Hills NSW 2758.

I have photo's of my Father's grave stone erected by the Northern Research PTY LTD put up in honour of my Father's Bravery in the Darwin General Cemetery. I will be in Darwin from December 20th till December 29th at the 40th Anniversary of Cyclone Tracy.

I would be most grateful if anybody knows of these 2 people or anybody else who worked for the company and knew my Father this will help me deal with many unanswered questions 40 years old.

Please Help!.

Kind regards

Brian Donald Graham
formally Brian Donald Hoff
Donald Hoff youngest of 3 Sons.

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