2/18th  BATTALION  (A.I.F.)  ASSOCIATION

 

Member of The Council of Eighth Division and Service Associates

 

Home News Links Search Contact Us Feedback Contents

About Us
Diary
History
In Memory
Nominal Roll
Photo Gallery
Sales
B'Wire&Bamboo

News

This is where we'll announce the most recent additions to our web site. If you've visited us before and want to know what's changed, take a look here first.


As a service to those who visit our site, without any endorsement for the service by 2/18th Battalion (A.I.F.) Association or it's service providers, we are trialing a new web page monitoring service and invite you to monitor our site. What does "monitor" our site mean ? Simply, enter your e-mail address and click on the "OK" button.  After completing some details, the Change Detection system will send an e-mail notifying you if there are any changes to this page.  Read more about it by clicking and reading "It's private".  Or on the pop up info screen after you enter your e-mail address and click on the "OK" button.  You will have an opportunity to find out more even before you confirm your request.




  it's private  


  • 28 Oct, 2014
    • Updated Newsletters with #156 (Oct 2014) (22 pages!)
    • Updated Diary with ALL of planned 2015 dates.  Please take care when looking up Dec 2014 lunch (BELOW the 2015 entries with RED 2015)
    • Updated Lest We Forget
      • Since Newsletter #156 has now been published.
  • 18 Aug, 2014
  • 08 May, 2014
    • Updated Lest We Forget
      • Please note we have included 3rd member who has passed since newsletter #154 & #155 published.
  • 24 Mar, 2014
    • Updated Newsletters & Diary with ANZAC Lunch details found in Newsletter #155 (Mar 2014)  Includes ANZAC Lunch Booking form (form AND payment required to attend!)
  • 09 Dec, 2013
    • Updated Links with 2/20th Association new web site
  • 03 Dec, 2013
    • Updated Lest We Forget
      • Please note we have included 2nd member who has passed since newsletter #154 published.
  • 29 Oct, 2013
    • Updated Newsletters with #154 (Oct 2013) (12 pages!)
    • Updated Diary with ALL of planned 2014 dates.  Please take care when looking up Dec 2013 lunch (BELOW the 2014 entries with RED 2014)
    • Updated Lest We Forget
      • Please note we have included 1 member who has passed since newsletter published
  • 29 Mar, 2013
    • Updated Newsletters with corrected #153 (Mar 2013) (now with all 13 pages!)
      • Includes ANZAC Lunch Booking form (form AND payment required to attend!)
    • Updated Diary with CANCELLED Picnic in the Pub on 1 Apr, 2013.  Club open but lunch NOT available.
  • 15 Mar, 2013
    • Updated Newsletters with #153 (Mar 2013)  Includes ANZAC Lunch Booking form (form AND payment required to attend!)
    • Updated Diary with ANZAC Lunch & Sunday Church service details.
  • 19 Nov 2012
    • Updated Newsletters with #152 (Nov 2012)
    • Updated Lest We Forget
      • Please note we have included 2 members NOT included in the newsletter!
    • Updated Diary with ALL of planned 2013 dates.  Please take care when looking up Dec 2012 lunch (BELOW the 2013 entries with RED 2013)
  • 05 May, 2012
    • Updated Newsletters with #109 (Nov 1998)
    • Updated Lest We Forget
      • with a link to Newsletter #109 (see near bottom of page)
      • passing of Bob Ford and John "Mac" McGrory (see near top of page)
    • Updated Diary with correct date for St, John's Gordon church service
      • Sincere apologies to those who were planning based on our incorrect date of 6 May.  It was 29 April, 2012.
  • 28 Feb, 2012
    • Updated Newsletters with #151 (Feb 2012)
    • Updated Lest We Forget with a link to Newsletter #151
    • Updated Diary with dates up to Dec 2012, including update to ANZAC Day lunch and St, John's Gordon church service
  • 28 Nov, 2011
  • 05 Aug, 2011
  • 04 Mar, 2011
    • Updated Newsletters with #148 (Feb 2011) including a link to the article of Merv in the Hornsby Advocate
    • Updated Lest We Forget with a link to Newsletter #148
    • Updated Diary with dates to Aug 2011.
  • 02 Dec, 2010
  • 25 Oct, 2010
  • 10 Sep, 2010
    • Updated Newsletters with #144 (Nov 2009), #145 (Mar 2010) and #146 (Aug 2010)
    • Updated Lest We Forget with a link to Newsletter #145
    • Updated Diary with Picnic in the dates to Feb 2011.  Please note - NO LUNCHES in Sep 2010 & Nov 2010 as per Newsletter #146
  • 16 Sep, 2009
    • Updated Newsletters with #143, Aug 2009.  Sorry for the delay, but to compensate, you get to see most of the phoots in colour!
    • Updated Lest We Forget with a link to Newsletter #143
    • Updated Diary with Picnic in the Pub dates to Dec 2009
  • 20 May, 2009
    • Friday 15 May, 2009 see the passing of the 29th remaining original 2/18th member.  Check out Lest We Forget which has been updated with a link to the obituary (and 3 other passed members that may have been overlooked in recent newsletters.)
  • 21 April, 2009
    • Did you miss Compass' Windows To Sandakan on ABC TV Sunday 19, 2009 at 9:30pm?  If so, we have a link to the ABC Compass site where you can read about, view or even download (Caution 100MB!!!) the episode.  See Links (in section - Other sites to assist in Australian Military Research).
  • 13 Apr, 2009
    • More History
      • Linda Ottery has provided insight and information about her uncle, Pte Owen smith (NX26029) including last letter and photos.
      • Paula Wilson has provided info and letters from her husband’s grandfather, Pte Arthur Mitchell NX33261, 2/18 Btn, B Coy.
    • More Links. 2/19th, additional section on Books, and 2/13th final communication.
    • Update New Book - Corrections with supporting documentation for Okey addition / correction.
  • 28 Mar, 2009
    • Updated Newsletters with #142, Mar 2009 including booking slip for ANZAC Day Lunch / AGM.
  • 12 February, 2009
    • Updated Diary with booking form for ANZAC Day Picnic.  See 25 April, 2009 entry.
  • 11 February, 2009
    • Major update after computer problems
      • Updated Diary with Picnic in the Pub dates to April 2008 as well as 15 Feb & Anzac Day functions.
      • Updated Links with corrected link in POW, AWM Nominal Rolls & added info about 2nd/30th Training Group at Butterworth, Malaysia.
      • Updated Newsletters with #140 (Sept 2008) and #141 (Jan 2009)
  • 11 June, 2008
    • Updated Newsletters with #139, May 2008.  If you would be happy to receive newsletter electronically rather than by post, saving the Association money, please let us know via Feedback.
  • 31 May, 2008
    • Updated Diary with Picnic in the Park dates from June to October 2008.
  • 05 May, 2008
    • Updated Photo Gallery with photos at ANZAC Sunday and 5 May picnic.
  • 03 May, 2008
    • Updated Lest We Forget with details of from some older newsletters.
    • Updated Photo Gallery with 2nd gallery of ANZAC Day and AGM lunch photos.
  • 28 April, 2008
    • Updated Photo Gallery with section on ANZAC Day and AGM lunch.
    • Updated stories associated with photos of 1940s Battalion and 1942 Canteen Party in History.
  • 25 April, 2008
  • 05 April, 2008
  • 04 April, 2008
  • 30 March, 2008
    • Updated Diary to to correct, Sunday ANZAC service time.
    • Warning message on History page as Okey letter upload had a problem.
  • 29 March, 2008
    • Updated Diary to indicate we no longer have the picnic at Hayne Flat and will continue at Area 1 (Koonjeree)
    • Added Newsletters - #138 - February 2008 to Newsletters.
    • More History.  Joan Okey has allowed us a personal insight to her Dad, Major D.T. Okey, by way of a copy of a private letter to his sister.
  • 3 February, 2008
    • Updated Diary including picnics, Fall of Singapore and ANZAC Day details.
    • Added Newsletters #137
    • More History by way of Jim McCorry in Ireland, info on his uncle, Patrick Harrington, born in Ireland, but served in the 2/18th.
  • 12 October, 2007
  • 07 September, 2007
    • More History with an extract of Pte David Boughton's diary.
  • 06 September, 2007 -
  • 05 September, 2007 -
  • 5 July, 2007 -
  • 25 June, 2007 - Updated
    • History with letter from a "new" member and his Dad, a Sergeant in the 2/18th.
    • Newsletters with #001 from 1946 and the minutes from the inaugural General Meeting.
  • 22 June, 2007 -
  • 28 May 2007 - Added
    • New history of O'Grady brothers, visit History
    • Changed -
      • Picnic-in-the-Park location from June 2007 until further notice, see Diary
      • 2006 to 2007 Committee, see About Us (same as 2006!)
  • 14 Apr, 2007 - Added
  • 13 Apr, 2007 - Added
  • 28 Feb, 2007 - Updated
    • Newsletter #134 with photos and text of Lynette Silver's address to 66th Birthday Luncheon.  See Newsletters
    • The new book is AVAILABLE. See New Book
    • History with links to a brief history (back cover of new book) and plans for stories from members and their families.
    • Sales with ISBN numbers of both old and new books.
  • 27 Feb, 2007 -
  • 21 Feb, 2007 - Added Nomination Form for donating copies of the new book at New Book
  • 17 Feb, 2007 - Added link to 2/18th Battalion war diaries on AWM site on Links page.
  • 16 Feb, 2007 - Added
  • 05 Feb, 2007 - Added 2/18th reference in Wikipedia on our Links page.
  • 25 Jan, 2007 - Added
    • additional links on our Links page.
    • date / time of Memorial Service for Commemorating Fall of Singapore on our Diary page
  • 18 Jan, 2007 - Added a gallery of photos from AWM plaque dedication 1 Nov 2006
  • 03 Jan, 2007 - Added the last of the gallery of photos from 66th Birthday Lunch
  • 31 Dec, 2006 - Added the 2nd gallery of photos from 66th Birthday Lunch
  • 28 Dec, 2006 - Added the 1st gallery of photos from 66th Birthday Luncheon.
  • 16 Dec, 2006 - Added info & order form for 2/18 Battalion (AIF) Association - New Book
  • 13 Dec, 2006 - Added  Borneo POW Website to Links page.
  • 12 Dec, 2006 - Update of Diary events
  • 13 Nov, 2006 - Creation of the new site.

You can use either Site Search to search for topics on this site by keyword (or any word). Or you can see a list of pages in Site Contents.


Page created 13 Nov, 2006.  Last Updated 28 Oct 2014 22:52:59 +1000  Hit Counter

HomeNews Links Search Contact Us Feedback Contents
Copyright © 2006 2/18 Battalion (AIF) Association. - A.B.N. 95 051 742 187
Last modified: April 25, 2008
2/18 Battalion (AIF) Association
2/18 Battalion (AIF) Association
web site design implemented & maintained by
We help make this your marketplace!
Tovegin Pty Limited
a Tovegin is a Registered Web Presence Developer for Microsoft® FrontPage®