Photos

Ex P.O.W. 50th Reunion 27/06/1998 to 28/06/1998 Shamrock Hotel?, Numurkah, Victoria

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Fred Barnstable presented the address for the reunion march on 28/06/1998 at Numurkah. Photo courtesy of G. Atkins (daughter of VX55245 F. J. Barnstable) id no. G_ATKINS_28

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Photo courtesy of G. Atkins (daughter of VX55245 F. J. Barnstable) id no. G_ATKINS_29

International Ex P.O.W. Reunion 27/10/1997 to 02/11/1997 Gold Coast, Queensland

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Identified : back row left to right Jack Williams, Garry Hooper, Bill Blackley, Fred Barnstable, Ted Hansen, Fred Tubb, John Meers, Harold Ramsay, Tom Cream (hidden), Frank Farlow, Neil MacPherson. Front row left to right Bob Adolphson, Boxer Lee, Clarrie Christie. Photo courtesy of G. Atkins (daughter of VX55245 F. J. Barnstable) id no. G_ATKINS_7

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Identified : back row left to right Flora Barnstable, Marj Tubb, Jean Williams, May, Betty, Norma, Irene. Front row left to right Joanne, Betty Farlow, Rose, Joyce Adolphson, Dot Hansen. Photo courtesy of G. Atkins (daughter of VX55245 F. J. Barnstable) id no. G_ATKINS_8

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Identified : left to right Clarrie Christie, Harold Ramsay, Boxer Lee. Photo courtesy of G. Atkins (daughter of VX55245 F. J. Barnstable) id no. G_ATKINS_9

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Unidentified with Tom Cream. Photo courtesy of G. Atkins (daughter of VX55245 F. J. Barnstable) id no. G_ATKINS_10

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Fred and Marj Tubb. Photo courtesy of G. Atkins (daughter of VX55245 F. J. Barnstable) id no. G_ATKINS_11

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Frank Farlow and Ted Hansen. Photo courtesy of G. Atkins (daughter of VX55245 F. J. Barnstable) id no. G_ATKINS_12

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Jean Williams, Betty Farlow, Joyce Adolphson, Dot Hansen. Photo courtesy of G. Atkins (daughter of VX55245 F. J. Barnstable) id no. G_ATKINS_13

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Jack Williams, Fred Barnstable, John Meers, Bob Adolphson. Photo courtesy of G. Atkins (daughter of VX55245 F. J. Barnstable) id no. G_ATKINS_14


Ex P.O.W. 47th Reunion 24/06/1995 Shamrock Hotel, Numurkah, Victoria

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Ted and Phyl Burkitt, Lloyd and Elva Taylor. Photo courtesy of G. Atkins (daughter of VX55245 F. J. Barnstable) id no. G_ATKINS_15

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Fred Crane?, Bob Milliken (son of David Milliken), Fred and Marj Tubb. Photo courtesy of G. Atkins (daughter of VX55245 F. J. Barnstable) id no. G_ATKINS_16


Ex P.O.W. 46th Reunion 25/06/1994 Shamrock Hotel, Numurkah, Victoria

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Fred Barnstable. Photo courtesy of G. Atkins (daughter of VX55245 F. J. Barnstable) id no. G_ATKINS_17


Ex P.O.W. National Reunion 04/10/1993 to 10/10/1993 Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia

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Identified : left to right unknown, Vivian Bullwinkel, Col. Jack Williams, Janine Graham, Vivian Bullwinkel’s husband, Mr Statham. Photo courtesy of G. Atkins (daughter of VX55245 F. J. Barnstable) id no. G_ATKINS_18

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Colonel Jack Williams, Bob and Joyce Adolphson, Fred Barnstable. Photo courtesy of G. Atkins (daughter of VX55245 F. J. Barnstable) id no. G_ATKINS_19

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Neil MacPherson, Fred Barnstable. Photo courtesy of G. Atkins (daughter of VX55245 F. J. Barnstable) id no. G_ATKINS_20

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Cliff (4th Anti-Tank Regiment) and Lorna Moss, Ted and Dot Hansen, Janine Graham. Photo courtesy of G. Atkins (daughter of VX55245 F. J. Barnstable) id no. G_ATKINS_21

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Ted Hansen (centre), Garry and May Hooper. Photo courtesy of G. Atkins (daughter of VX55245 F. J. Barnstable) id no. G_ATKINS_22

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Janine Graham (daughter) and Colonel Jack Williams with Dot Hansen. Photo courtesy of G. Atkins (daughter of VX55245 F. J. Barnstable) id no. G_ATKINS_23

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Group photo with 2/2 Pioneer banner. Photo courtesy of G. Atkins (daughter of VX55245 F. J. Barnstable) id no. G_ATKINS_24

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Jack and Jean Williams (centre), Tom Cream (left front), Neil MacPherson (right). Photo courtesy of G. Atkins (daughter of VX55245 F. J. Barnstable) id no. G_ATKINS_25

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Garry Hooper with the ‘pianist’ Hermann meeting Pioneers, Janine Graham, Colonel Jack Williams and Dot Hansen. Photo courtesy of G. Atkins (daughter of VX55245 F. J. Barnstable) id no. G_ATKINS_26

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Joyce & Ray Cameron, Jack Griffiths. Photo courtesy of G. Atkins (daughter of VX55245 F. J. Barnstable) id no. G_ATKINS_27


1984 October Reunion at Knox City, Melbourne, Victoria

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Knox City, Melbourne, Victoria. October 1984. Group photo of 2/2nd Pioneer Battalion Association members at their reunion. See the photo below for more details. Photo courtesy of Col Hamley id no. C_HAMLEY_1

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Position : 1 - Barney Bartnett, 2 - Lance Murray, 3 - Tom O'Loughlin, 4 - Bus driver, 5 - Jack Griffith, 6 - Les McKay, 7 - Jack Yorston, 8 - Aub Sellen, 9 - Dub Smith, 10 - Jack Williams, 11 - Ray Hill, 12 - Graham Smith, 13 - George Lowe, 14 - Jack Hocking, 15 - Ken Watson, 16 - Don McClelland, 17 - Charlie Poulton, 18 - Art Leigh, 19 - Bob Rice, 20 - Bill Mayne, 21 - Leo Cornelius, 22 - Fred Barnstable, 23 - Col Oats, 24 - Bern Hovenden, 25 - Reg Goodman, 26 - Don Hose, 27 - Ray Meagher, 28 - Gordon Hamilton, 29 - Colonel Williams, 30 - Garry Hooper, 31 - Ron Waddell, 32 - Harold Ramsey, 33 - Tim Neville (town clerk), 34 - Bernie Young, 35 - Bill Bennett, 36 - Geoff Gratton, 37 - Matt Greenhatch, 38 - Ted Hansen, 39 - Bob Evans, 40 - Cal Mitchell, 41 - Les Green, 42 - Ted Campbell, 43 - Ron Sarkies, 44 - Fred Tubb, 45 - Lloyd Taylor, 46 - Clint Barnes, 47 - Bill Hattley, 48 - Col Hamley, 49 - Les McNally, 50 - Bill Bailey, 51 - Fred Lay, 52 - Wally Osmond, 53 - Harry Atkin, 54 - Stan Chandler, 55 - Ern Corrie. See the photo above for more details. Photo courtesy of Col Hamley id no. C_HAMLEY_2


1945 Reunion at Melbourne, Victoria

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Melbourne, Victoria. 1945. Group portrait of officers of 2/2nd Pioneer Battalion at their first reunion dinner after World War II, held late 1945. Left to right: seated: Lieutenant (Lt) Cal Mitchell, Lt G. Webster, Major (Maj) P. Ryan (not a prisoner of war), Lt N. Tranter, Lt G. Topfer, Lt Houston, Lt P. Rossiter (Java POW), Maj J. E. Daly, Lt C. G. Hamilton, Lt F. Tubb, Lt J. Marshall, Maj R. Winning, Captain (Capt) Berg (not a POW), Maj H. M. Hamilton (POW Syria), Maj R. Meagher; standing: Lt Pemberton, Lt J. Walters (leaning forward), Capt H. Bishop, Capt I. Campbell, Lt John Ludlow (not a POW), Lt Alan Mitchell, Lt W. Rodie, Capt A. Ross, Lt E. Etches (not a POW), Capt S. Handasyde, Chaplain F. Kellow, Lt Page (not a POW), Lt G. Bellmaine (not a POW), Capt E. Campbell, Capt J. Goding (medical officer), Maj H. Joss (not a POW). (By courtesy of The Age, newspaper, Melbourne) (Donor C. Mitchell). AWM id no. P01613.001


Reunion (details unknown)

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Location unknown, probably Melbourne, Victoria. Date unknown. "22nd Pioneer Reunion" written on the back. Unknown if it was the 22nd Reunion or it was meant to be 2nd 2nd Reunion. Identified personnel : 4th from right NX95044 F. C. Gatehouse. Photo courtesy of J. Jefferson (daughter of NX95044 F. C. Gatehouse) id no. J_JEFFERSON_7