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How the Royal Australian Air Force transformed Butterworth through music

An article from Malaymail online. I am not sure what the “FB” means in the first line, but they probably mean “Radio R double A F Butterworth”. (Or Radio RAAF Butterworth!) SEBERANG PERAI, May 23 — “This is Radio R … Continue reading

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Penang Monthly Magazine

For those who may not be aware, as I wasn’t, there is a magazine which may be of interest to you, called the Penang Monthly.  I’ve just found this article directly relevant to us, dated March 2017. Here’s the link … Continue reading

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New Photo Gallery

Ray Lange has passed on to me a link to some of his family photos of his time in Penang from 1966 to 1968. I’m sure you’ll enjoy them, so click this link for the gallery. I’ve also included the … Continue reading

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Mr Gilligan – Sad News

For those who were at the school when Mr (Alan) Gilligan was there (1966-68) may not realise that he passed away in 2013. He is survived by Elaine Gilligan who taught in 1967-68. I am saddened of course because I … Continue reading

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Staff Reunion

To all the teachers who were at the RAAF School in 1982-83, a get-together lunch is being held at the Elsternwick Hotel, corner of Glenhuntly Rd. and Brighton Rd in Melbourne on Friday 22nd January 2016 at 12:00 noon. Ring Alyson … Continue reading

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Hi everyone, Kayes has sent me a link to his Penang Talk Forum which has some wonderful photos of the international UPLANDS SCHOOL on Penang. For those who are interested, take a look! Even if you don’t have an interest … Continue reading

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Over from Facebook – Open Day

See Tracey Stevens’ post on the RAAF School Penang Facebook page. Text copied below (with minor edits). ________________ “OK Lock it in Eddie” Sunday the 17th of April 2016 is the “Open Day” for “Back to RAAF School Penang”, Time … Continue reading

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New Photos

The site has been updated with this photograph of a typical family (the Mattheys) leaving for Malaysia in 1965. This type of image is of great importance to the theme of the website and I am hoping to obtain more … Continue reading

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No Comments

Dear Readers, This is to advise that there will be no comments posted on this blog. Reason being that currently there are over 5,222 comments in the moderation pile. The spam comes in at a ridiculous pace and it is … Continue reading

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Home Video

This is a video of family slides and photographs put together by the Davies’. Eric Davies has sent me the YouTube link so I thought I’d share it with you here. It is wonderful to view this and it will … Continue reading

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