Goldie River Soldiers

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Unless stated otherwise, all named soldiers were National Servicemen

Sgt Ian Hodder, ‘Nobby’ Carnes of Taurama Bks and Capt John Finn RAAEC at Murray Bks at Goldie River Sergeants' Mess - late 1967

Sgt. Alex Thomson as Orderly Sergeant (red sash) with George, the cleaner, and Sgt Rod Wilbers - 1969-70. George's real name was Yalo Tolata and he was from Wabag in the Southern Highlands.

Sgt Alex Thomson at top of Imita Ridge - 1969

Sgt. Paul Johnson (partially obscured), George Tolat (cleaner), Sgt. Ray Nicol, Sgt. Ken Mount, Sgt. Alex Thomson - 1969-70

Sgt. Paul Johnson, George Tolat (cleaner), Sgt. Alex Thomson, Sgt. Rod Wilbers, Sgt. Ray Nicol - 1969-70

1970 RAAEC Goldie staff
Back from left: L/Cpl Michael Irima (Library Assistant, Regular PIR), Sgt Paul Taylor, Sgt Bernard Neeson, Sgt Wayne Dark, Mr George Tolat (Cleaner)
Front from left: Sgt Bill Bailey, Lt Michael Forster (Regular Army, in Duty Officer Rig), Capt Richard (Dick) Robinson (Regular Army), Lt Jim Pyle, Sgt Arthur Mousamas

Pte. Peni(Regular PIR), Sgt. Jim McDonald and Sgt. Ian Ogston (Goldie 1971)

Goldie Chalkies – Sgts. Jim Connolly, Bruce Hartshorn, Guy Bodizsky, Frank Nolan, Gunter Schmidt,Ron Lynch and Phil Shea – May 1972

Sgt Jim Connolly & Ti Boi Kasimu – 1972

The following six photos were supplied courtesy of Sgt. Rob Butcher who was at Goldie River in 1967-68
Goldie River Sergeants Mess, Butcher, Fletcher & others

Goldie River Sergeants Mess, Butcher, Fletcher & others

Pre OCS on Imita Ridge

Pre OCS on Imita Ridge

Pre Ocs Soldiers on Imita Ridge

Pre Ocs Soldiers on Imita Ridge

Pre Ocs Soldiers RNB and Captain at Menari

Pre Ocs Soldiers RNB and Captain at Menari

R Butcher & R Newton Efogi Village 1968

R Butcher & R Newton Efogi Village 1968

Sgt Butcher + Captains & Lt, 2 beers each & cigar after Kakoda

Sgt Butcher + Captains & Lt, 2 beers each & cigar after Kakoda

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