'Irreplaceable': Canberra man's search for World War I family heirloom

By Blake Foden
Updated April 12 2019 - 5:14am, first published April 6 2019 - 1:00pm

If not for a treasured French army helmet, Canberra man Igor Dopita might never have been born.



Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.

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