1931 - 1957

Before leaving Austria

1931 My father, 10 months old1931? My father, with his mother.

1934 February My father1936 My father, around age 5

1936? My father's sister, Elfriede1936 From left to right, my uncle Erich, Aunt Elfriede, and father

1936 June My father1936 My paternal grandfather, Alois Moestl. He was 47 years old then.

1937? My father (bottom left) with friends and family. Uncle Eric top left, Aunt Elfriede second from right.1937? My father with his siblings. Don't know who's on the right.

1937? My father1938 My father with his school class on an outing to Burghausen. He's in the front right

1940 The house my father was born in.1940 My paternal grandmother, sometime in the 1940s

1940 My father, 9 years old in the back yard1940 My paternal grandfather, 51 years old

1943?1944 My father is on the right.

1945 My father, with his godmother when he was being confirmed1947? My father with his good friend Stockinger, next to a shelter on top of some mountain (Gimonihuette?)

1946?1948 My father with a woman in Burgstall, some property that his father owned.

1949 July1949

1949 February - My father on the left, his friend Stockinger next to him. In the Tauern mountains.1949 July My father is on the left.

1949? My father in the back, head next to the blackboard. He was in training as a mechanic for a while.1950 March 12

1950? A postcard of Altheim, Austria, the town my dad was born in.1956?

1952 On a class excursion, at a bridge in Steyr. My father is on the far right. A good friend of his, Peter Paul Hirn, is in the front row, second from right.1952? My father is on the far left of the right table.

1952 Fall excursion with his class.1953 My father front right. He was on a class excursion to Vienna.

1954 February 6 - Fasching. Blue-white night ball at Casino Steyr1954 February 13, Fasching - Masked ball at Muenichholz

1954 February 27 Pirate Ball1954 February 27 Pirate Ball

1954 "Fasching - Ball d. Bundesgewerbeschule, Casino Steyr, 5. Feb. 1954"1954 My dad.

1956 My father in Austria, before emigrating to Canada1957? My father's birthplace in Altheim, Austria.

1957 My parent's wedding. From left to right, paternal grandfather, mother, maternal grandfather, father, paternal grandmother, uncle Fritz, unknown woman, maternal grandmother. Women didn't wear wedding gowns in Austria at the time, but it looks like my father is wearing gloves.