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26 April 2014

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My great great grandfather took Catholic missionaries to Yule Island in his boat as a favour to Bishop de Boismenu as the Catholics had amputated his leg in Cooktown Hospital.

His name was Edward Mosby an American sailor based on Yorke Island in the Torres Strait.

At the time the Colony of Queensland forbade the Catholics from entering Papua, it was their policy. In any case he took the missionaries there.The rest is history....

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