Solved – the case of Ballarat’s mystery passport

March 7, 2023 3:44 pm in by
Image: Victoria Police

There’s been a happy ending today in the case of the mystery passport.

The document dated from 1923 was handed-in to Ballarat Police recently with no trace of its owner Clare Yung.

It turns out Clare’s great granddaughter was researching her family history and lost it in Victoria Street.

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“Special thankyou to the person who located the passport and handed it into the police station and to the public for your assistance in helping us locate the owner,” a Ballarat police spokesperson said.

The near century old document is now safely back in family hands.