Newsletters

Chalkie Newsletter 1 – 2018
Content:

  • Melbourne Reunion Report and photos
  • Report from Lt. Col. Anita Rynne regarding RAAEC
  • Speech by Dr Darryl Dymock about his book
  • DVD of civic action patrol from AWM

Chalkie Newsletter 3 – 2017
Content:

  • Encourgement to attend Melbourne Reunion
  • Report on the annual Queensland Reunion in Aug 2017
  • Launch of Dr Tristan Moss’s book ‘Guarding the Periphery’
  • Article on an adventure in the Western Highlands in Aug 1971
  • Article on the Lake Kopiago Patrol in Sep 1971

Chalkie Newsletter 2 – 2017
Content:

  • Planning for Brisbane and Melbourne Reunions later in the year
  • Sgt Christopher Donnan, RIP

Chalkie Newsletter 1 – 2017
Content:

  • Chalkies return to Moem Barracks
  • Article in Senior News
  • Book review in ‘Reveille’

Chalkie Newsletter 3 – 2016
Content:

  • Two reports of Perth Reunion
  • Book Launch of ‘The Chalkies’
  • Brisbane Museums

Chalkie Newsletter 2 – 2016
Content:

  • ‘The Chalkies’ book review
  • Preparation for Perth Reunion

Chalkie Newsletter 1 – 2016
Content:

  • 50 years since first Chalkies went to TPNG
  • Bellbowrie Lunch
  • Darryl Dymocks research

Chalkie Newsletter 5 – 2015
Content:

  • Report on Adelaide Reunion
  • Report on Brisbane Reunion
  • Light-hearted look at first Chalkie Reunion

Chalkie Newsletter 4 – 2015
Content:

  • Information on up-coming reunions in Adelaide and Brisbane

Chalkie Newsletter 3 – 2015
Content:

  • Darryl Dymock’s Chalkie Research Project
  • Book review on ‘Well Done, Those Men’
  • 75th Anniversary of Founding of PIB

Chalkie Newsletter 1 – 2015
Content:

  • Chalkie Planning Meeting
  • Book review of ‘Nashos War’

Chalkie Newsletter 4 – 2014
Content:

  • Port Stephens Reunion report
  • Brisbane Reunion report
  • Ian Ogston’s Adventures with DVA

Chalkie Newsletter 3 – 2014
Content:

  • Information regarding up-coming reunions at Port Stephens and Brisbane
  • Photo of Sgt. Bernard (“Doc”) Neeson on his passing

Chalkie Newsletter 2 – 2014
Content:

  • Chalkie Artefacts
  • Forthcoming Events
  • Chalkie Gatherings
  • Chalkie article in ‘Sydney Morning Herald’ and ‘Age’ newspapers

Chalkie Newsletter 4 – 2013
Content:

  • 2013 Reunion Report
    • Guest Speaker Col. Ron Lange
    • The Year of Taurama
    • Geoff Peters

Chalkie Newsletter 2 – 2013
Content:

  • Info on up-coming Qld reunion
  • Plea for personal stories of Chalkie experiences in TPNG with an idea for a book in the future

Chalkie Newsletter 1 – 2013
Content:

  • Chalkies in the news
  • Chalkie Organising Group
  • Thoughts on telling the Chalkie Story

Chalkie Newsletter 6 – 2012
Content:

  • Final organisation for first national reunion

Chalkie Newsletter 5 – 2012
Content:

  • Details of first national reunion

Chalkie Newsletter 4 – 2012
Content:

  • Preliminary organisation of national reunion
  • Photo of burnt out Moem Barracks Education Centre
  • Early photos of Goldie River

Chalkie Newsletter 3 – 2012
Content:

  • Editorial note on sudden growth of Chalkie growth
  • ANZAC Day in Brisbane
  • 71/72 Chalkies reunion in Sydney

Chalkie Newsletter 2 – 2012
Content:

  • ANZAC Day preparation
  • Chalkies at Gallipoli Barracks

Chalkie Newsletter 1 – 2012
Content:

  • Reasons for first newsletter
  • Introducing WO2 Dan Winkel
  • First thoughts of origin of the Chalkie Scheme

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