Category Archives: Emails Received

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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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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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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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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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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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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Get Together in Penang

I’ve received enquiries from a few people about a forthcoming reunion in Penang. Now before you get too excited I have to say that nothing is planned yet! However, an email from Jon Mamonski reveals that “the Witherspoon gang” is … Continue reading

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