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Wing Commander Rollo Kingsford-Smith

Sent in by Barry Chain. Thank you. Wing Commander Kingsford-Smith DSO AM DFC, RAAF Bomber Command WW II. Article direct from link:   http://www.bchg.org.au/index.php/en/people/individuals/g-k/148-kingsford-smith-rollo Wing Commander Rollo Kingsford-Smith DSO AM DFC  (from Beecroft and Cheltenham Historical Group Website) With the surname … Continue reading

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Penang Reunion

Just an update on reunion plans. I’d like to advise that you are welcome to use this forum for your reunion and get-together plans in Penang, next year I think it is. I will not be involved in any way … Continue reading

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Looking for MacArthy and Debra Bendar

If anyone can help Ibrahim, you can leave a message here or email me at raafschoolpenang@gmail.com. Thanks.   Dear Cynthia, I came across your site on RAAF School in Penang whilst searching for old friends whom I have lost contact … Continue reading

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DAILY TELEGRAPH ARTICLE 1978

Thanks to Kevin Hartigan for forwarding this newspaper clipping of 20 September 1978. 2 – RAAF School Penang – Daily Telegraph – 20-09-78

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RAAF Base to Go

Another article on the proposed redevelopment of our old RAAF Base at Butterworth. LETTING BAGAN BE BYGONES Butterworth_Artcle_NST_8_Apr_14 Thanks to John Ryan for sending in the article.  

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Travelling to Penang?

Just a quick thought – I took a photo of the power point they use in Malaysia. It might be handy for you if you’re about to take a trip back, or a first time visit, and are shopping for … Continue reading

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From Kayes, PenangTalk

Memories of Penang, Pearl of the Orient Reminisce and consolidate your memories of Penang in an essay. In so doing you may win a holiday for two to Penang! This is a contest instigated by Kayes who many of you … Continue reading

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Sigh – There Goes Butterworth AFB

Thanks to John Magro for alerting us to this post. http://malaysiaflyingherald.wordpress.com/ Malaysia Flying Herald WordPress Blog\ The Butterworth AFB will be transformed into a leisure-oriented development under a proposed joint venture (JV). Leading the project would be TSR Capital Bhd, Lembaga … Continue reading

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Butterworth/Penang Project

The intention of this study is to investigate the social history of the Australian community living in Butterworth/Penang from 1955-1988. If you were a member of the Australian community in Butterworth/Penang (civilian or military) and you wish to participate, you … Continue reading

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Mr Boyle

I have received an email from Michael Boyle, who is Mr Brian Boyle’s son.  Michael was 3 years of age and 5 when he left Penang so his memories are ‘thin’, but enough nevertheless to experience moments of nostalgia today. … Continue reading

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