Category Archives: History

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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Radio RAAF Butterworth

In case you had not noticed, just letting you know that there are some more audio clips on the Radio RAAF Butterworth page, HERE!

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More Giants of Jazz (RRB)

I’ve managed to get some more audio for you from Mike Greyson’s Radio RAAF Butterworth program, Giants of Jazz. This clip runs for about three minutes and is the end of the program. Go and check it out on RAAF … Continue reading

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RRB – Giants of Jazz

I have received the new RRB audio soundtracks to share with you. Very many thanks to Mike Greyson for sending it to me to make available to everyone. I have uploaded the first of the series on the webpage directly, … Continue reading

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More RRB Audio

I have today received an email from Mike Greyson who has offered to forward to me, more Radio RAAF Butterworth transmissions! He has recordings taken during the 1967-1968 period and which were originally recorded on reel-to-reel tape. Gathering dust in … Continue reading

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RAAF Club/Hostel

I am so pleased to be able to share this video with you. It’s one of the more nostalgic ones and it was recorded by Kevin Cragg in 2005, during our school reunion. It shows our private tour through the … Continue reading

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RRB Audio File

Going through more of my stuff, I realise I have audio files of RRB which I never did, or wasn’t able, to upload to the website. They were recorded, I think all of them, in 1975. So – I’m in … Continue reading

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Radio RAAF Butterworth

  I’ve been forwarded an edited DVD of the 21st Anniversary Celebrations of Radio RAAF Butterworth. The contributor of the video was technician in charge in 1982 and was concerned that the material might be lost, so not only is … Continue reading

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The SNOWS Club

I’ve had these photos for ages – and only recently managed to scan them.  So here for your interest are three new images of the SNCOs Club. Go to the Penang Album page for further information and to view other … Continue reading

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RAAF Club (or Hosty)

Kevin Cragg emailed me a photo he found of the RAAF Club site as it is today. See below. The site has  been redeveloped in recent years and is now unrecognisable as our once beloved hub of social activity. How … Continue reading

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