David Howell is a Melbourne based historian, author and tour guide. David has made over 40 crossings of the famous Kokoda Track along with visiting most of the major battlefields in PNG. David spent the last five years working at the Shrine of Remembrance-the national war memorial of Victoria where he created their journal-Remembrance. He is a serving member of the Army Reserve and has deployed on peacekeeping operations. David is also currently the Hon. Secretary of the 39th Australian Infantry Battalion.