Bryan Winkel – Abt. 1969/70

Bryan Winkel – Abt. 1969/70

Photograph courtesy of Bryan Winkel

​Last week mention was made of the babies born in Dayboro Private Hospital between 1932 and 1939.   Bryan Winkel from Mt Mee was one of those babies.  He was born on 18th February 1939 to parents John Winkeland Evelyn May French and will be celebrating his 80thbirthday next week.

​Bryan was a timber-cutter and champion axeman, a member the famous Winkel family of champion axemen.  His son Bruce was a World Champion and Australian Champion axeman during his wood-chopping career. 

​Bryan later became a dairy farmer at Mt Mee.