In his presentation to an audience of 34, Robert Hadler, brought to life the tragic events surrounding to the murder, on 12 March 1942, of a lowly stoker Jack Riley by two other stokers, Ron Gordon and Ted Elias aboard HMAS Australia, the flagship of the Royal Australian Navy.
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ANGAU – the Australian New Guinea Administrative Unit, or ‘Angow’ as it was commonly referred to, was the largest and most diverse Australian Military Force unit in World War Two.
In Honour of War Heroes: Colin St Clair Oakes and the Design of Kranji War Memorial.
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In his presentation to an audience of 30, Michael Veitch, actor, presenter and author, brought to life the exploits and tragic sacrifices of the Australian heroes during the Milne Bay campaign of 25 August to 7 September 1942.
Lt Colonel Charles Umphelby died of wounds received in action at Driefontein on 12 March 1900.
Les Knight, a young man from Camberwell, Victoria was like many who joined to serve his country during the Second World War.