Frank Geddes

This collection was presented to the Northern Territory Library by Mr Frank Geddes.

Mr Geddes served as Honorary Secretary to the Darwin RSL Sub Branch for nineteen years. In this time he collected these documents about the fiftieth anniversary of the attack and subsequent bombing of Darwin by the Japanese.

A brief index of units and contacts involved with the commemoration as arranged by Frank Geddes.

Miscellaneous correspondence - Second World War

File 2

  • 2/1 Letter from J.D.Swales.(Feb. 26 1990)
  • 2/2 Letter from J.D.Swales.(June 29 1990)
  • 2/3 Recollections of bombing. Gordon Frank Jardine.
  • 2/4 Letter from Jim Simpson.
  • 2/5 Letter from Les McNamara (Nov. 21 1992)
  • 2/6 Extract from diary.(author unknown)

File 3

  • 3/1      Extract from diary.(auther unknown)
  • 3/2      Statutory Declaration re:bombing John Reid Barklay.
  • 3/3      Extract from diary.(author unknown)
  • 3/4      Letter from W.R.Tilson.(May  28  1994)
  • 3/5      Letter from Thurlow K.Cornwell.(July  23  1987)
  • 3/6      Letter from Lindsay Dew.(Nov.  22  1992).

File 4

  • 4/1      Qantas Empire Airways staff casualties and personnel engaged in activities of war.
  • 4/2      Letter from RAAF Recruiting Office to K.N.Dwyer.
  • 4/3      Security permit to K.N.Dwyer.
  • 4/4      Unidentified letter recording events 1941-1942
  • 4/5      Unidentified letter recording events of 1942
  • 4/6      Letter from Wing Commander Les Sullivan ret.(Nov. 11  1991)
  • 4/7      Rescue of personnel from capsized boat.A.M.Forbes.
  • 4/8      Letter from G.Sharp.(May  7  1992)
  • 4/9      Letter from “Doc” Biggs.(June  24  1987)
  • 4/10    Letter of commendation B.D.Hingston.(Apr.  3  1942)
  • 4/11    Unidentified record of incidents Nov.1941
  • 4/12    Unidentified letter recording events
  • 4/13    Unidentified letter.
  • 4/14    Shooting em Down (newspaper article)
  • 4/15    Visit to Darwin, a ghost town. Ralph L Boyce.

1990 to 1991 general correspondence

File 5

  • 5/1 Minutes of meeting No.11 Tuesday Nov. 26,1991.Central Planning Committee
  • 5/2 Minutes of meeting No. 9 Tuesday Sep. 24,1991 Central Planning Committee

 File 6

  • 6/1 Central Planning Taskforce agenda for meeting No.1. 29:11:90
  • 6/2 Fax from Karama Electorate Office to Andrew Coward.
  • 6/3 Fax from Karama Electorate Office to Lord Mayor
  • 6/4 Circular from RSL Darwin (Feb. 14 1991)
  • 6/5 Letter from RSL Darwin to Colin Adams.(Feb. 14 1991)
  • 6/6 Letter from RSL Darwin to J.O.Paul.(Feb. 14 1991)
  • 6/7 List of office holders and contact details Australia wide RSLs.1990
  • 6/8 Dogfight continues (newspaper clipping)
  • 6/9 Fax from Frank Geddes to Roger Smith.(Jan. 29 1990)
  • 6/10 Fax from Frank Geddes to Andrew Coward.(Feb. 6 1991)
  • 6/11 Diggers boycott NT reunion.(newspaper clipping.)
  • 6/12 Letter from RSL Darwin to Don Quinn.(Feb. 2 1991)
  • 6/13 Letter from L.G.Withers to RSL Darwin.(Nov. 30 1990)
  • 6/14 Letter from H.W.Farrell to RSL Darwin.(Dec. 20 1990)
  • 6/15 Letter from Peter Bald to RSL Darwin.(Jan. 6 1991)
  • 6/16 Fax from RSL Darwin to Lord Mayor.(Dec. 18 1990)
  • 6/17 Fax from RSL Darwin to Andrew Coward.(Dec. 27 1990)
  • 6/18 Fax from RSL Darwin to National secretary.(Dec. 27 1990)
  • 6/19 Fax from Frank Geddes to Joan Ramsay.(Dec. 17 1990)
  • 6/20 Fax from RSL Darwin to State Secretary WA.(Dec. 27 1990)
  • 6/21 Fax from RSL Darwin to State Secretary Tas.(Dec.17 1990)
  • 6/22 Fax from RSL Darwin to State Secretary Vic.(Dec. 17 1990)
  • 6/23 Fax from RSL Darwin to State Secretary SA.(Dec. 19 1990)
  • 6/24 Fax from RSL Darwin to State Secretary Qld.(Dec. 17 1990)
  • 6/25 Fax from RSL Darwin to State Secretary NSW.(Dec. 17 1990)
  • 6/26 Circular to members from RSL Darwin.(Dec.1990)
  • 6/27 1992 Book project agenda.
  • 6/28 Statement By Chief Minister Marshall Perron.(Dec.1 1990)
  • 6/29 The 1992 Memorial to North Australia’s War.
  • 6/30 Hypocrisy over Japanese visit (newspaper article)
  • 6/31 Japanese welcome (newspaper article)
  • 6/32 RSL protests at 1992 march.(newspaper article)
  • 6/33 Media release by Marshall Perron.

File 7 

  • 7/1 Central Planning Committee minutes of meeting No8 Tue Aug 27 1991
  • 7/2 Account of events of 1942 by Brendan de Burca.
  • 7/3 Letter from Dept.Health to J.H.Knight. (Feb. 9 1984)
  • 7/4 Letter from Burns Philp to E.S.Kettle.(Jan. 20 1984)
  • 7/5 Copy of torpedoing of “Malaita” off Pt. Moresby.( Aug.8 1942)
  • 7/6 Letter from Dept.Health to Mr.D.O.Burns.(Jan. 3 1984)
  • 7/7 Account of events of 1942 by J.H.Knight.
  • 7/8 Contact locations with a 1942-43 connection
  • 7/9 North Australia’s war. The prelude, the assault, the aftermath.
  • 7/10 The 1992 memorial to North Australia’s war.
  • 7/11 Letter from Burns Philp to Frank Geddes.(Jan. 29 1992)
  • 7/12 Letter from Dept.Health to Captain J.H.Knight.(Jan.23 1984)
  • 7/13 Letter from Captain J.H.Knight to E.S.Kettle.(Jan. 31 1984)
  • 7/14 Unidentified letter .
  • 7/15 Letter from Captain J.H.Knight to Frank Geddes.(Mar. 27 1991)
  • 7/16 Personal account of bombing of Darwin by George Boniface.

File 8

  • 8/1 1992 war service memorial year.NT Tourist Commission.
  • 8/2 Letter from Dept.Transport and Works to M.Barrett.
  • 8/3 Proposal for a facsimile style newspaper.
  • 8/4 Events planning report. Central Planning Committee.
  • 8/5 Letter from Battle of Australia to Mr.Denis Hornsby.(Aug.27 1991)
  • 8/6 Schedule of events for ceremony.
  • 8/7 Letter from RSL Darwin to Ross Walters.(Aug. 12 1991)
  • 8/8 Letter from RSL Darwin to Lord Mayor.(Aug. 12 1991)
  • 8/9 Memorandum from Office of Chief Minister.Aug. 12 1991)
  • 8/10 Memorandum from Battle of Australia to Tourist Bureau Managers.
  • 8/11 Letter from Battle of Australia to Paul Cattermole.(Aug. 13 1991)
  • 8/12 Letter from Battle of Australia to Brig.F.J.Hickling.(Aug. 13 1991)
  • 8/13 Commemorative activities for Feb.19 1992.
  • 8/14 Memorandum from Battle of Australia to Central Planning Committee.
  • 8/15 Letter from RSL Darwin to Tony Pastrikos.(Aug. 30 1991)
  • 8/16 Letter from Battle of Australia to Frank Geddes.(Sept. 5 1991)
  • 8/17 Work order for Snake Creek heritage site.
  • 8/18 Memorandum from Office of Chief Minister to Gail Fountain.(June 19 91)
  • 8/19 Letter from Letty Cuddity to Frank Geddes.(June 11 1991)
  • 8/20 Letter from Lance Willcox to Secretary Darwin RSL.(June 6 1991)
  • 8/21 Letter from Rita McRae to Frank Geddes.(June 10 1991)
  • 8/22 Letter from Battle of Australia to Mark Wilkinson.(June 19 1991)
  • 8/23 Letter from Mark Wilkinson to Andrew Coward.(June 16 1991)
  • 8/24 Cenotaph meeting Oct. 8 1991)
  • 8/25 Letter from A.W.Sinclair to Darwin RSL.
  • 8/26 Letter from Battle of Australia to Frank Geddes.(July 2 1991)
  • 8/27 Letter from John Logan.(June 26 1991)
  • 8/28 Mc.Donald airfield camp.(unreadable)
  • 8/29 Re.Memorial Plaque.

1991 to 1992 World War Two commemoration correspondence

File 9

  • 9/1 Letter from C.B.Nottle to Frank Geddes (Dec. 21 1992)
  • 9/2 Letter from R.S.Horan to Office of Chief Minister.(Dec.17 1992)
  • 9/3 Letter from T.M.White to Office of Chief Minister.(Dec. 14 1992)
  • 9/4 War service details George Daniel Boyle.
  • 9/5 War service details Duglas Glenn Orchard.
  • 9/6 War service details Douglas E.Malcolm.
  • 9/7 War service details Sidney Rex Allen.
  • 9/8 Letter from Office of Chief Minister to Frank Geddes.(Dec. 23 1992)
  • 9/9 Letter from M.A.Nettle to Office of Chief Minister.(Dec. 17 1992)
  • 9/10 Letter from W.H.Seally to RSL Darwin.(Nov. 10 1992)
  • 9/11 War service details Walter James Marshall.
  • 9/12 Letter from Battle of Australia to Penny Cook.(Nov. 9 1992)
  • 9/13 Letter from E.S.Blain to Secretary Frontline.(Oct. 10 1992)
  • 9/14 Letter from S.A.Bull to RSL Darwin.(Nov. 25 1992)
  • 9/15 Letter from Bill Appleton to RSL Darwin.(Sept. 8 1992)
  • 9/16 Letter from Earnest E.Jones.(Aug. 25 1992)
  • 9/17 Letter from Bill Edwards to RSL Darwin.(Jan. 23 1991)
  • 9/18 Letter from Reg Smith to RSL Darwin.(Aug. 24 1992)
  • 9/19 Letter from RSL Darwin to Jack Banks.
  • 9/20 Invitation for commencement of Commemoration from Darwin RSL.
  • 9/21 Transcript of address by Sir William Keys.(Aug. 17 1992)
  • 9/22 Letter from Fred Wells to RSL Darwin.
  • 9/23 Memorandum to all members Central Planning Committee.(Aug. 18 1992)
  • 9/24 Letter from RSL Burleigh Heads to RSL Darwin.(May 13 1992)

File 10 

  • 10/1 Letter from George Middleton to RSL Darwin.(July 13 1992)
  • 10/2 Letter from Ray H.Buttery to RSL Darwin.re book Legion of the Lost.
  • 10/3 Letter from Lindsay G.Thompson to Frank Geddes.(Apr. 27 1992)
  • 10/4 Letter from Merv Ogram to Frank Geddes.(Apr. 7 1992)
  • 10/5 Letter from Frank Geddes to George Warr.(Mar.18 1992)
  • 10/6 Letter from Letty Cuddity to Frank Geddes.
  • 10/7 Letter from R.I.Williams J.P.to RSL Darwin.(Mar. 5 1992)
  • 10/8 Letter from Alexander James Mogg to RSL Darwin.(Mar. 12 1992)
  • 10/9 Letter from N.J.R.Taylor to RSL Darwin.(Feb. 20 1992)
  • 10/10 Letter from Ken Jamieson to RSL Darwin.
  • 10/11 Photos of 2nd Aust.Army Troops Company (RAE) AIF
  • 10/12 Letter from Joan Donnelly.(Feb.16 1992)
  • 10/13 Service No.of Lance Sergeant Nelson James Donnelly (RAE)AIF.
  • 10/14 Letter from Ruby Anne Brown declining invitation.
  • 10/15 Letter From Molly Thompson to RSL Darwin.(Jan. 28 1992)
  • 10/16 Reminder of concert party The Porters Mob.
  • 10/17 Letter from RSL Glenorchy introduction for Mr. and Mrs. Stan Maguire.
  • 10/18 List of speakers (unknown function)
  • 10/19 Letter from Northern Territory Library to J.Harris.(Feb. 6 1992)
  • 10/20 Poem “Moonlight on Darwin”
  • 10/21 Letter from Mrs.J.Thompson to RSL Darwin.(Feb. 2 1992)
  • 10/22 Acceptance of invitation. Jim Potts.
  • 10/23 Acceptance of invitation Harvey Burton.
  • 10/24 Letter from Chaplain G.K. Flynn (Army)declining invitation.(Feb. 3 1992)
  • 10/25 Letter from A.E. Griffin to RSL Darwin.(Jan. 24 1992)
  • 10/26 Letter from Jean Sharrman to Frank Geddes.(Jan. 25 1992)
  • 10/27 Letter from May Burnett to RSL Darwin.
  • 10/28 Letter from M.R.Bradshaw to Frank Geddes.
  • 10/29 Letter from Jack Banks to Frank Geddes.(Aug. 27 1992)
  • 10/30 Letter from Stan Foyanowski to Frank Geddes.
  • 10/31 Letter from Jim Pott to Lofty Plane.(Oct.20 1991)
  • 10/32 Letter from Eric Aitken to RSL Darwin.(Sept. 24 1991)

File 11 

  • 11/1 Letter to Mrs May Bennett from RSL Darwin.(Jan. 29 1992)
  • 11/2 Letter from Wally Aumont to Frank Geddes.
  • 11/3 Letter from RSL NSW Branch to Lofty Plane.(Apr. 2 1991)
  • 11/4 Letter from Frank Elliot to Secretary Frontline.(July 15 1991)
  • 11/5 Fax from NT Tourist Commission to Frank Geddes.(July 25 1991)
  • 11/6 Letter from Sir William Keys to Lofty Plane.(Apr. 15 1991)
  • 11/7 Letter from RSL Darwin to F.S.Sharp.(Apr. 19 1991)
  • 11/8 Letter from RSL Darwin to Carmel Martin.(Apr.16 1991)
  • 11/9 Letter from Dorothy Beard to D.W.Dunstan.(Apr. 15 1991)
  • 11/10 Letter from Bob Coleman to RSL Darwin.
  • 11/11 Letter from RSL Darwin to Ken Ruholot.(Aug. 9 1991)
  • 11/12 Letter from RSL Darwin to Allan Lambkin.(Aug. 3 1991)
  • 11/13 Letter from RSL Darwin to M.R.Bradbrook.(Aug. 3 1991)
  • 11/14 Letter from RSL Darwin to C.Fletcher.(Aug. 9 1991)
  • 11/15 Letter from St.Mary’s Parish to Lofty Plane.(Jul. 31 1991)
  • 11/16 Letter from RSL Darwin to Colin Cameron.(Aug. 9 1991)
  • 11/17 Letter from Office of Chief Minister to Bob Doyle.July 23 1991)
  • 11/18 Letter from B.Deane to editor Frontline.(Aug. 4 1991)
  • 11/19 Letter from RSL Darwin to Col Fuller.(Aug. 12 1991)
  • 11/20 Letter from RSL Darwin to Colin Mader.(Aug. 9 1991)
  • 11/21 Letter from RSL Darwin to N.E.Grylls.(Aug. 9 1991)
  • 11/22 Letter from W.Vomiero to Sir William Keys.
  • 11/23 Letter from Colin Cameron to RSL Darwin.(Aug. 5 1991)
  • 11/24 Letter from “Rats of Tobruk Association” to RSL Darwin.(Aug. 6 1991)

File 12 

  • 12/1 Letter from N.E.Grylls to RSL 1992 Committee.(Aug. 5 1991)
  • 12/2 Letter from C.Fletcher to RSL 1992 Committee.(Aug. 5 1991)
  • 12/3 Letter from RSL Rushworth Sub Branch to RSL Darwin.(Aug 12 1991)
  • 12/4 Letter from Roderick George to RSL Darwin.(Aug. 8 1991)
  • 12/5 Letter from RSL Darwin to F.Larter.(Apr. 16 1991)
  • 12/6 Letter from Harry O.Kelly to Office of Chief Minister.(Aug. 25 1991)
  • 12/7 Letter from Leslie Herbert Crain.(Sept. 3 1991)
  • 12/8 Letter from Ray Lee to Editor Frontline (incl. photos) (Sept. 7 1991)
  • 12/9 Letter from Frontline to Ray Lee.(Sept.9 1991)
  • 12/10 Letter from Air Force Assn.Ballarat Branch to RSL Darwin.(Sept. 2 1991)
  • 12/11 Letter from Mrs.W.Murray to RSL Darwin.(Sept. 29 1991)
  • 12/12 Invitation to Launching of calender ”Wartime Images” (Oct. 7 !991)
  • 12/13 Letter from Ted Egan.(Oct. 5 1991)
  • 12/14 Fax from Dept.Health.List of medical officers.Darwin.(Nov.16 1991)
  • 12/15 Letter from Letty Cuddity.List of Nursing Sisters.(Oct.11 1991)
  • 12/16 List of reunions and group visits for 1992 Commemoration.
  • 12/17 Letter from Westpac Banking Corp. to RSL Darwin.(Sept. 4 1991)
  • 12/18 Letter from State Reference Library to R.Black.(Sept. 26 1991)
  • 12/19 Letter from Peter Philp to RSL Darwin.(Oct. 19 1991)
  • 12/20 Letter from Combined RSL Sub Branches to Colin Fuller.(Oct.10 1991)
  • 12/21 Letter from P.J.Chapman to Lofty Plane.(Nov. 5 !991)
  • 12/22 Letter from Keith Lober to RSL Darwin.(with newspaper article)
  • 12/23 Letter from RSL Darwin to P.J.Chapman.(Nov.14 1991)
  • 12/24 Letter from RSL Darwin to Tom Hughes.(Nov.14 1991)
  • 12/25 Letter from RSL Darwin to Keith Lober.(Nov.14 1991)

File 13 

  • 13/1 Letter from RSL Darwin to Keith Lober.(Nov.14 1991)
  • 13/2 Letter from Tom Hughes to RSL Darwin.
  • 13/3 Letter from R.N.Alford to RSL Darwin.(Nov.7 1991)
  • 13/4 Letter from S.R.Bell to RSL Darwin.
  • 13/5 Letter from Tom Dixon to Frank Geddes.
  • 13/6 Letter from Oriel Ashton to RSL Darwin.(Oct.14 1991)
  • 13/7 Letter from Battle of Australia to J.T.Layton.(Nov.15 1991)
  • 13/8 Letter from Battle of Australia to W.Ingram.(Nov.15 1991)
  • 13/9 Letter from Oriel Ashton to RSL Darwin.(Nov 22 1991)
  • 13/10 Letter from Jack Yates to Frank Geddes.(Nov.27 1991)
  • 13/11 Letter from Ethel Samuels to Frank Geddes.(Nov.26 1991)
  • 13/12 Newspaper article “Returning prisoners thank Darwin”
  • 13/13 Newspaper article “Darwin welcomes former prisoners”
  • 13/14 Letter from Battle of Australia to Bob Sampson.(Nov.28 1991)
  • 13/15 Letter from RSL Darwin to George Pollock.(Nov.27 1991)
  • 13/16 Letter from Les Sullivan to RSL Darwin.(Nov.11 1991)
  • 13/17 Letter from RSL Combined Sub Branches to Les Sullivan.(Nov.27 1991)
  • 13/18 Letter from RSL Darwin to J.F.Harris.(photos)(Nov.27 1991)
  • 13/19 Letter from Tom Dixon to Frank Geddes.
  • 13/20 Letter from J.F.Harris to RSL Darwin.(Dec.8 1991)
  • 13/21 Letter from H.A.Burnett to RSL Darwin.(Nov.27 1991)
  • 13/22 Letter from RSL Darwin to P.Power.(Dec.9 1991)
  • 13/23 Letter from Bill Hay to RSL Darwin.(Dec.3 1991)`23

File 14

  • 14/1 Letter from M.Brown to RSL Darwin.(Dec.2 1991)
  • 14/2 Letter from Ted Benbow to RSL Darwin.
  • 14/3 Letter from Ron Carter to RSL Darwin.
  • 14/4 Letter from Frank Pellatt to RSL Darwin.(Dec.20 1991)
  • 14/5 Letter from R.V.Caldwell to RSL Darwin.(Dec.20 1991)
  • 14/6 Letter from Frank Gregory to RSL Darwin.(Dec.21 1991)
  • 14/7 Letter from N.A.Powell to President RSL Darwin.
  • 14/8 Letter from RSL Morwell to RSL Darwin.(Jan.7 1992)
  • 14/9 Letter from A.B.Birrell to RSL Darwin.
  • 14/10 Letter from Clem Orton to RSL Darwin.(Jan.9 1992)
  • 14/11 Letter from Harry F.Drake to RSL Darwin.(Jan.10 1992)
  • 14/12 Letter from Arthur H.Waller to RSL Darwin.(Jan.21 1992)
  • 14/13 Letter from Jean Sharman to RSL Darwin.(Jan.16 1992)
  • 14/14 Letter from Robert W Cooper to RSL Darwin.(Jan 4 1992)
  • 14/15 Letter from Yvonne Fowler to RSL Darwin.(Jan.21 1992)
  • 14/16 Letter from Beryl McIntosh to RSL Darwin.(Jan.20 1992)
  • 14/17 Letter from Harry Potts to RSL Darwin.(Jan.18 1992)
  • 14/18 Letter from Battle of Australia to M.C.Livingstone.(May 31 1991)
  • 14/19 Letter from Battle of Australia to L.A.McDonald.(May 31 1991)
  • 14/20 Letter from Eric Aitken to RSL Darwin.(Apr.22 1991)
  • 14/21 Letter from Patricia Mansell to RSL Darwin.
  • 14/22 Letter from Letty Cuddity to Lofty Plane.(May 30 1991)
  • 14/23 Letter from E.G.Hardie to RSL Darwin.(June 12 1991)
  • 14/24 Fax from RSL Darwin to RSL Victoria Branch,(June 17 1991)
  • 14/25 Fax from RSL Darwin to Bob Alford.(June 18 1992)
  • 14/26 Letter from RSL Darwin to Wally Aumont.(June 18 1991)
  • 14/27 Fax from RSL Darwin to Dudley Vose.(June 11 1991)
  • 14/28 Fax from RSL: Darwin to Ross Mangan.(June 18 1991)
  • 14/29 Fax from RSL Darwin to “H.A.” (June 21 1991)
  • 14/30 Letter from RSL Darwin to Leigh Haines.(June 2 1991)
  • 14/31 Letter from Lord Mayor's to Frank Geddes.(June 20 1991)
  • 14/32 Letter from Geoff Austin to RSL Darwin.(June 24 1991)
  • 14/33 Fax from RSL Darwin to Andrew Coward.(June 25 1991)
  • 14/34 Letter from RSL Darwin to John Logan.(July 1 1991)
  • 14/35 Letter from Australian LofC Signals AIF to Frontline.

Personal letters of note

File 15

  • 15/1 Account of events Harry Church.
  • 15/2 Account of events Leo Odegaard (Photo)

Australian Army units involved in the defence of Darwin

File 16

1st Field Company

  • 16/1 Letter from Frank Mears to Andrew Coward.(Aug.29 1991)
  • 16/2 Letter from Frank Mears to Frank Geddes.(Oct.15 1991)
  • 16/3 Letter from Frank Geddes to Frank Mears.
  • 16 4 Letter from Frank Mears to Frank Geddes.(Oct 17 1991)

2/1st Anti Aircraft Battery

  • 16/5 Letter from Tony Hitchman to Andrew Coward.(May 9 1991)
  • 16/6 Letter from Tony Hitchman
  • 16/7 Letter from Tony Hitchman to Frank Geddes.(Oct.26 1991)
  • 16/8 Outline record of 2/1st Australian A.A. Regiment.
  • 16/9 Letter from RSL Darwin to Len de Grussa.(Nov.27 1991)

Fortress Company

  • 16/10 Letter from Waratah-Mayfield RSL to RSL Darwin.(Apr.2 1991)
  • 16/11 Letter from RSL Darwin to E.H.Jeffery.(Apr.16 1991)
  • 16/12 Letter from E.H.Jeffery to Frank Geddes.(May 29 1991)
  • 16/13 Letter from RSL Darwin to E.H.Jeffery.(June 4 1991)
  • 16/14 Letter from Tom Firth to Frontline.(Aug.15 1991)
  • 16/15 Letter from R.A.Chalmers to Frontline.(July 17 1991)
  • 16/16 Letter from A.L.Pitts to John Hare.
  • 16/17 Letter from E.H.Jeffery to Andrew Coward.(July 22 1991)
  • 16/18 Letter from RSL Darwin to E.H.Jeffery.(Aug.12 1991)
  • 16/19 Letter from Battle of Australia to P.J.Roberts.(Aug.6 1991)
  • 16/20 Newspaper article “Intention is to hold Darwin”
  • 16/21 Letter from P.S.Roberts to Frank Geddes.(July 27 1991)
  • 16/22 Letter from Waratah-Mayfield RSL to Frank Geddes.
  • 16/23 Letter from Fortress Company RAE Association to Frank Geddes.
  • 16/24 Letter from J.J.Ferguson to RSL Darwin.(Sept. 29 1991)
  • 16/25 List of persons attending Darwin Commemorations.

File 17

2/3rd Field Regiment

  • 17/1 Letter from RSL Darwin to Tom Sullivan.(Aug.1991)

2/4th Machine Gun Battalion

  • 17/2 Letter from Battle of Australia to A.L.Pitts.(July 29 1991)

8th Australian Infantry Battalion17/3

  • 17/3 Letter from Robert W.Penna to Frank Geddes.(Sept.29 1991)
  • 17/4 Letter from Nina Harvey to Frank Geddes.
  • 17/5 Service of Dedication Memorial Plaque programme.
  • 17/6 Letter from 8th Australian Infantry Bn. Assc.to Frank Geddes.(Sept.8 1992)
  • 17/7 Letter from 8th Australian Infantry Bn. Assc.to Frank Geddes.(July 30 1992)
  • 17/8 Letter from 8th Australian Infantry Bn. Assc.to Frank Geddes.(July 13 1992)
  • 17/9 Letter from 8th Australian Infantry Bn. Assc.(Tour itinerary for NT.)
  • 17/10 Letter from Neil Webb to Frank Geddes.(May 26 1992)
  • 17/11 Letter from Neil Webb to Frank Geddes.(photo) (Apr.14 1992)
  • 17/12 Letter from Frank Geddes to Neil Webb.(Mar.19 1992)

5th Field Regiment

  • 17/13 Letter from 5th Field Regiment Memorial Fund.(History of Regiment)

2/4th Independent Company

  • 17/14 Account of events March to September 1942. H.Levy.

2/4th Pioneer Battalion

  • 17/15 2/4th Battalion song number 2.
  • 17/16 Letter from Frank Geddes to Alan Dunstone.(Mar.18 1992)
  • 17/17 Letter from 2/4th Pioneer Battalion to Frank Geddes.(Jan.31 1992)
  • 17/18 Letter from John Craggs to Frank Geddes.(Nov.12 1991)
  • 17/19 Letter from Frank Geddes to John Craggs.(Nov.20 1991)
  • 17/20 Letter from Alan Dunstone to Frank Geddes.(Nov.10 1991)
  • 17/21 Letter from RSL Darwin to Alan Dunstone.(Oct.29 1991)
  • 17/22 Letter from RSL Darwin to Alan Dunstone.(Aug. 12 1991)
  • 17/23 Letter from 2/4th Pioneer Bn.Assc.to Frank Geddes.(Aug.8 1991)
  • 17/24 Letter from Allan Lambikin to Frank Geddes.(Aug.6 1991)
  • 17/25 Letter from RSL Darwin to Alan Dunstone.(Aug.3 1991)
  • 17/26 Letter from Allan Lambikin to Lofty Plane.(July 20 1991)

19th Division Signals Association

File 18

  • 18/1 Letter from Leigh Haines to Frank Geddes.(June 21 1991)
  • 18/2 Letter from John Blake to Battle of Australia.(June 10 1991)

27th Infantry Battalion

  • 18/3 Letter from RSL Darwin to Len Whittenbury.(Aug.8 1991)
  • 18/4 Letter from Frank Geddes to Len Whittenbury.(Nov.14 1991)
  • 18/5 Letter from Len Whittenbury to RSL Darwin.(Nov 6 1991)
  • 18/6 Letter from Len Whittenbury to RSL Darwin.(Dec.11 1991)
  • 18/7 Letter from A.N.Bridgman to RSL Darwin.(Feb.7 1992)
  • 18/8 Letter from Len Whittenbury to John Hare.(Aug.14 1991)
  • 18/9 Letter from Battle of Australia to Len Whittenbury.(Aug.20 1991)
  • 18/10 Letter from G.M.Hawthorne to Frontline.(Aug.11 1991)

10th Australian Army Troops Company R.A.E.(A.I.F.)

  • 18/11 Letter from Eric Goodrich to RSL Darwin.(Sept 23 1992)
  • 18/12 Suggested wording of Plaque.
  • 18/13 Letter from Darwin City Council re: Plaque.(July 28 1992)
  • 18/14 Letter from Eric Goodrich.(Account of events 1942)

19th Australian Infantry Battalion(A.I.F.)

  • 18/15 Account of events Dec.7 to Apr.6 1942.W.J.Dedman.(photos)
  • 18/16 Letter from Bert Bryant to RSL Darwin.(May 20 1991)
  • 18/17 Letter from K.G.Watson to K.Mc.Quinn.(Apr.29 1991)
  • 18/18 Letter from Bert Bryant to Frank Geddes.(July 10 1991)
  • 18/19 Letter from RSL Darwin to Bert Bryant.(June 7 1991)
  • 18/20 Itinerary and list of visitors attending Commemoration.
  • 18/21 Letter from Bert Bryant to RSL Darwin.(Dec.2 1991)
  • 18/22 Note from Frank Geddes to Bert Bryant.(Dec.9 1991)

19th Australian Heavy Anti Aircraft Battery(A.I.F.)

  • 18/23 Press release.Account of events 1942.Prepared by J.R.Mullins.
  • 18/24 Letter from Bob McCaffery to Lofty Plane.(Sept.19 1990)
  • 18/25 Outline of the Unit prepared by J.R.(Ross)Mullins. (photos)
  • 18/26 Letter from Jim Burgess to RSL Darwin.

Darwin Mobile Force Association

File 19

  • 19/1 “About Turn”Sovenir of Darwin Mobile Force 25th Anniversary.
  • 19/2 Letter from Keith Trevan to RSL Darwin.(Feb.3 1990)
  • 19/3 Letter from Dennis J.O’Ferrall to Frontline.(Aug.12 1991)
  • 19/4 Outline of Darwin Mobile Force by A.B.MacDonald (Col.ret)

19th Field Company

  • 19/5 List of known members.
  • 19/6 Account of events prepared by Ken Hughes.

23rd Field Company(R.A.E.)

  • 19/7 List of members coming to Darwin.(Tony Waldron)
  • 19/8 Letter from Neville Pick to Frank Geddes.
  • 19/9 Letter from RSL Darwin to Neville Pick.(Aug.12 1991)
  • 19/10 Letter from RSL Darwin to Neville Pick.(Apr.15 1991)

14th Anti Aircraft Battery Australia

  • 19/11 Anti Aircraft Equipment and locations at Darwin 1942.
  • 19/12 Memorial to General Douglas McCarthur.
  • 19/13 Letter from Bob Heppell to Lofty Plane.(Jan.10 1989)
  • 19/14 Letter from RSL Darwin to Stan Burrows.(July 15 1991)
  • 19/15 Historic background of Anti Aircraft Batteries Darwin 1942.
  • 19/16 Letter from RSL Darwin to Dudley Vose.(Aug.9 1991)
  • 19/17 Letter from RSL Darwin to Stan Burrows.
  • 19/18 Letter from Stan Burrows to RSL Darwin.(July 1 1991)
  • 19/20 Enemy air activity, damage and casualties Darwin area.
  • 19/21 Letter from Dudley Vose to Frank Geddes.(Mar.16 1991)
  • 19/22 Letter from Dudley Vose to Professor Alan Powell.(Oct. 23 1989)
  • 19/23 Letter from Professor Alan Powell to Dudley Vose.(Mar. 31 1989)
  • 19/23 Form.Casualty Return-other ranks.
  • 19/24 Darwin Spotter scans the skies for enemy.(photo)
  • 19/15 14th anti Aircraft Battery.Summary.

File 20

14th Anti Aircraft Battery Australia (continued)

  • 20/1 The North Australian Air War.1942-1944.
  • 20/2 Extract of diary. Darwin February 1942.
  • 20/3 Letter from Dudley Vose to Frank Geddes.(Oct. 8 1991)
  • 20/4 Anti Aircraft Artillery in the NT.
  • 20/5 Letter from Dudley Vose to Frank Geddes.(Sept. 5 1991)
  • 20/6 Letter from Bob Heppell to Frank Geddes.(Oct. 17 1991)
  • 20/7 Recollections of 1939 to 1942.A.R.Kennedy
  • 20/8 Proclamation:Evacuation Order.(Illustrations)
  • 20/9 Letter from Frank Geddes to Stan Burrows.(Mar. 5 1992)
  • 20/10 Letter from Stan Burrows to Frank Geddes.(Feb. 27 1992)

2/14th Field Regiment Australia

  • 20/11 Letter from Legacy Club of Adelaide to Frank Geddes.(Oct. 21 1992)
  • 20/12 Letter from RSL Darwin to Bill Smallacombe.
  • 20/13 Names of Members of the Regiment buried in the Territory.
  • 20/14 Fax From Janet Sincock to Frank Geddes.
  • 20/15 Letter from Bill Smallacombe to Frank Geddes.(Jan.24 1993)
  • 20/16 Letter from RSL Darwin to Bill Smallacombe.
  • 20/17 Letter from RSL Darwin to Bill Smallacombe.
  • 20/18 Letter from Legacy Club of Adelaide to Frank Geddes.(Oct. 21 1992)
  • 20/19 Letter from RSL Darwin to Bill Smallacombe.(Nov. 5 1992)
  • 20/20 Letter from Legacy Club of Adelaide to Frank Geddes.(Nov. 26 1992)
  • 20/21 Letter from Bill Smallacombe to NT.Museum.(Nov. 24 1992)
  • 20/22 Letter from Bill Smallacombe to Captain Neil Benton.(Nov. 19 1992)
  • 20/23 Letter from Bill Smallacombe to Karl Condon.(Nov. 21 1992)
  • 20/24 Fax from Bill Smallacombe to Frank Geddes.(Nov. 11 1992)
  • 20/25 Letter from Bill Smallacombe to Captain Neil Benton.(Nov. 19 1992)
  • 20/26 Letter from Bill Smallacombe to Frank Geddes.(Aug. 14 1992)
  • 20/27 Letter From RSL Darwin to Bill Smallacombe.(Sept. 27 1992)
  • 20/28 Letter from Battle of Australia to Ron Jackson.(Jan. 8 1992)
  • 20/29 Formation of Regiment.
  • 20/30 Letter from Ron Jackson to Andrew Coward.(Dec. 20 1991)
  • 20/31 Letter from Don Weger to RSL President.(Jan. 5 1992)
  • 20/32 The 50th Anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin.
  • 20/33 Letter from Bill Smallacombe to Frank Geddes.(June 15 1992)
  • 20/34 Fax from Bill Smallacombe to Frank Geddes.(Dec. 15 1992)
  • 20/35 Regiment to be honoured in Darwin.
  • 20/36 Fax from Bill Smallacombe to Frank Geddes.(Nov. 3 1992)

Field Regiment Association

File 21

  • 21/1 Letter from Frank Geddes to Secretary 2/11 Field Regiment.(Jan. 29 1992)
  • 21/2 Letter from J.H.Gunn to East Point Artillery Museum.(Jan. 15 1992)
  • 21/3 Letter from J.H.Gunn to RSL Darwin.(Sept. 2 1992)
  • 21/4 Letter from Frank Geddes to J.H.Gunn.(Sept. 9 1992)
  • 21/5 Letter From Frank Geddes to J.L.Timms.(Mar. 18 1992)
  • 21/6 Letter from J.L.Timms to Lt.Col.Peter Schuman.(Feb.13 1992)
  • 21/7 Letter from J.H.Gunn to Darwin City Council.(Jan. 15 1992)

19th Australian Machine Gun Battalion Association

  • 21/8 Newspaper article ”Frank:I felt just like King Farouk”
  • 21/9 Letter from Colin Adams to Frank Geddes.(Feb. 2 1993)
  • 21/10 Letter from Colin Adams to Frank Geddes.(May 1 1992)
  • 21/11 Newspaper article ”Proud of my medal”
  • 21/12 Letter from Colin Adams to Frank Geddes.(Aug. 9 1991)
  • 21/13 Letter from RSL Darwin to Colin Adams.(Apr.16 1991)
  • 21/14 Letter to Colin Adams.
  • 21/15 Letter from Colin Adams to RSL Darwin.(Apr. 15 1991)
  • 21/16 Letter from Colin Adams to Frank Geddes.(Apr. 4 1991)
  • 21/17 “To whom it may concern”(unknown author)

1/54th Anti Aircraft Searchlight Company (R.A.E)

  • 21/18 Searchlight locations and enemy casualties Darwin 1943.
  • 21/19 Letter from Ray England to RSL Darwin.(Apr. 26 1991)
  • 21/20 Recollections of 1942.Merv Ogram.
  • 21/21 Letter from R.Martin to RSL Darwin.(Aug. 2 1991)
  • 21/22 Letter from R.Martin to RSL.Darwin.(May 30 1991)
  • 21/23 Letter from RSL Darwin to R.Martin.(Oct. 12 1991)
  • 21/24 Letter from R.Martin to RSL Darwin.(Aug. 23 1991)
  • 21/25 Letter from John.C Riddell to RSL Darwin.(Nov 25 1991)
  • 21/26 Letter from R.Martin to Frank Geddes.(Dec.1 1991)
  • 21/27 Letter from Frank Geddes to R.Martin (Dec.9 1991)
  • 21/28 Letter from Frank Geddes to R.Martin (Mar. 18 1992)
  • 21/29 Letter from R.Martin to Frank Geddes.(May 12 1992)

28th Battalion

File 22

  • 22/1 Letter from Cliff Whitfield to Janette -----(Jan. 7 1992)
  • 22/2 Letter from Cliff Whitfield to RSL Darwin.(Jan. 14 1992)
  • 22/3 Letter from Cliff Whitfield to RSL Darwin.(Jan.9 1993)
  • 22/4 Letter from RSL Darwin to Cliff Whitfield.(Jan.14 1993)
  • 22/5 Letter from Cliff Whitfield to RSL Darwin.(Feb.18 1993)
  • 22/6 Letter from Cliff Whitfield to RSL Darwin.(Jan. 21 1993)

Royal Australian Navy in defence of the North

File 23

  • 23/1 Letter from RSL Darwin to Earnest L.Robson.(Sept.1 1991)
  • 23/2 Letter from RSL Darwin to T.W.Chipman.(Feb.9 1991)
  • 23/3 Letter from RSL Darwin to Earnest L.Robson.(Aug.28 1991)
  • 23/4 Letter from T.W.Chipman to RSL Darwin.(Aug.26 1991)
  • 23/5 Letter from Ted Woodward to Frank Geddes.(Dec.6 1991)
  • 23/6 Letter from T.W.Chipman to Frank Geddes.(July 7 1992)

Naval Association

  • 23/7 Letter from RSL Darwin to Cdr.P.J.Burn.
  • 23/8 Letter from RSL Darwin to Cdr P.J.Burn.(Oct.2 1991)
  • 23/9 Letter from Cdr.P.J.Burn to RSL Darwin.(Sept.18 1991)
  • 23/10 Letter from RSL Darwin to Cdr.P.J.Burn.
  • 23/11 Letter from Battle of Australia to Cdr.P.J.Burn.(Aug.12 1991)
  • 23/12 Letter from Cdr.P.J.Burn to RSL Darwin.(July 31 1991)
  • 23/13 Letter from Cdr.P.J.Burn to Office of Chief Minister.(July 31 1991)
  • 23/14 Letter from RSL Darwin to Cdr.P.J.Burn(Nov.14 1991)
  • 23/15 Letter from Laurie Garnaut to St.Mary’s Cathedral.
  • 23/16 Letter from Cdr.P.J.Burn to RSL Darwin.(Mar.23 1992)
  • 23/17 Letter from Cdr.P.J.Burn to RSL Darwin.(Dec.3 1991)
  • 23/18 Letter from Cdr.P.J.Burn to RSL Darwin.(Nov.1 1991)
  • 23/19 Print copy of Plaque.
  • 23/20 “ Platypus and her deadly chicks” A Royal Australian Navy W.W.2 biography.

Merchant Navy

File 24

  • 24/1 Red Ensign newsletter September 1991.
  • 24/2 Letter from Bill Hughes to Frank Geddes.(Oct.27 1992)
  • 24/3 Letter from Bill Hughes to Frank Geddes.(July 6 1992)
  • 24/4 Letter from Bill Hughes to Frank Geddes.(Aug.18 1992)
  • 24/5 Letter from Capt.Col Wheeler to Darwin City Council.(Apr.13 1992)
  • 24/6 Letter from Capt.Col Wheeler to Frank Geddes.(Apr.21 1992)
  • 24/7 Letter from Gordon Solomon to Frank Geddes.(Aug.31 1991)
  • 24/8 Letter from RSL Darwin to Capt.Col Wheeler.(May 20 1992)
  • 24/9 Letter from Gordon Soloman to Lofty Plane.(Jan. 15 1992)
  • 24/10 Invitation to Video Launch from Battle of Australia.

The Hospital Ship HMAHS Manunda

  • 24/11 Unidentified letter.Tom???.
  • 24/12 Photo of Bombing damage to Manunda after attack.
  • 24/13 “Some truths about Darwin and the air raid of Feb.19 1942” (T.Minto)
  • 24/14 Report on part taken by 2/1st hospital ship in air raid Darwin 19:2:42

Miscellaneous Correspondence re.W.W.2 Commemoration

File 25

  • 25/1 Fax from Frank Geddes to Andrew Coward.(June 14 1991)
  • 25/2 Letter from RSL Darwin to Dr.M.P.Cleary.(June 13 1991)
  • 25/3 Letter from Dr.M.P.Cleary to Marshall Perron.(Mar. 10 1991)
  • 25/4 Fax From Frank Geddes to RSL,NSW Branch.(June 17 1991)
  • 25/5 Letter from RSL Darwin to E.L.Hardie.(June 21 1991)
  • 25/6 Letter from Lance Willcox to RSL Darwin.(June 1 1991)
  • 25/7 Letter from A.W.Sinclair to RSL Darwin.
  • 25/8 Letter from Letty Cuddity to Frank Geddes.(June 11 1991)
  • 25/9 Letter from P.J.Chapman to Lofty Plane.(Nov.5 1991)
  • 25/10 Invitation to Commemoration.
  • 25/11 Events calender for Commemoration.
  • 25/12 Programme of events,Batchelor/Adelaide River Commemoration.
  • 25/13 G.P.O.Commemorative ceremony.Invitation to Frank Geddes.
  • 25/14 Letter from RSL Darwin to S.A.Bull.(Nov.28 1992)
  • 25/15 Letter from RSL Darwin to Bob Cooper.
  • 25/16 Invitation from Chief Minister Marshall Perron to Frank Geddes.
  • 25/17 Moonlight on Darwin.(poem)
  • 25/18 Invitation to Frank Geddes to launch of Historic Sites Trails.
  • 25/19 Official reception for Veterans.(timeline)
  • 25/20 Letter from Ray Sheppard re Bruce Acland.
  • 25/21 Commendation for bravery.Bruce Acland.
  • 25/22 History of Darwin Flight Service.!936-1992.
  • 25/23 Rousing welcome for U.S.Frigate Robert E.Peary.(FF 1073)
  • 25/24 War diary.Aust.Military Forces-7th Military District.

Air Force Activity in the Northern Territory

File 26

  • 26/1 Liberator Squadrons.
  • 26/2 Letter from Catalina Association NSW.to Frank Geddes.(Dec.14 1990)
  • 26/3 Letter from Catalina Association NSW.to RSL Darwin.(Mar.5 1991)
  • 26/4 Letter from RSL Darwin to Stan Parker.(Aug 12 1991)
  • 26/5 Letter from Catalina Association NSW.to RSL Darwin.(Sept.19 1991)
  • 26/6 Letter from RSL Darwin to Stan Parker.(Oct.2 1991)
  • 26/7 Letter from Catalina Association to RSL Darwin.(Jan.11 1992)
  • 26/8 Fax from RSL Darwin to Stan Parker.(Feb.11 1992)
  • 26/9 Letter from Catalina Association to RSL Darwin.Mar.22 1992)
  • 26/10 Letter From RSL Darwin to Stan Parker.(Dec.28 1990)

United Sates Navy involved in the Defence of Darwin

File 27

  • 27/1 Fax from Chief Minister NT.to RSL Darwin.(June 17 1991)
  • 27/2 Note from Frank Geddes.Peary Survivors.
  • 27/3 Fax from Frank Geddes to “H.A”(June 18 1991)
  • 27/4 Letter from Dallis E.Widick to John Hare.(June 20 1991)
  • 27/5 Letter from Battle of Australia to Dallis E.Widick.(Aug.12 1991)
  • 27/6 Letter from Dallis E.Widick to Frank Geddes.(Aug. 20 1991)
  • 27/7 Unidentifed letter to Frank Geddes.(Nov 20 1991)
  • 27/8 Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships,
  • 27/9 Casualty list USS Peary (DD 226)
  • 27/10 Print copy of Memorial Plaque.

United States Army in Defence of Australia’s North

102nd Anti Aircraft Battalion (AW)

  • 27/11 Letter from Albert Lavagnino to Andrew Coward.(Oct.31 1992)
  • 27/12 Letter from RSL Darwin to Darwin City Council.
  • 27/13 Letter from Ita Weston to Frank Geddes.(Nov.19 1992)
  • 147th and 148th Field Artillery USA
  • 27/14 Presentation of NT number plate to 147th and 148th.
  • 27/15 Letter from Robert F.Casemore to RSL Darwin.(Nov.27 1992)
  • 27/16 Letter from RSL Darwin to Robert F.Casemore.(Jan.1 1993)
  • 27/17 Letter from Bill Hughes to RSL Darwin.(Oct.27 1992)
  • 27/18 Letter from Bill Hughes to RSL Darwin.(Aug.18 1992)
  • 27/19 Letter from Earl Bonacher to Frank Geddes.(May 26 1992)
  • 27/20 Letter from Dr.R.B.Bunkers to Frank Geddes.(Apr.14 1992) (photo)
  • 27/21 Letter from RSL Darwin to Earl Bonacher.(Apr.2 1992)
  • 27/22 Letter from RSL Darwin to Dr.R.B.Bunkers.(Apr.2 1992)
  • 27/23 Letter from RSL Darwin to Col.R.W.Crawshaw.(Apr.2 1992)
  • 27/24 Letter from RSL Darwin to Earl Bonacher.(Mar.18 1992)
  • 27/25 Letter from RSL Darwin to Col.R.W.Crawshaw.(Mar.18 !992)
  • 27/26 Letter from RSL Darwin to Willard A Heath.(Mar.18 1992)
  • 27/27 Letter from RSL Darwin to Hotel Darwin.(Mar.26 1992)
  • 27/28 Memo from Bill Heath to RSL Darwin.(Feb.2 1992)
  • 27/29 The 148th Field Artillery story. (photos) Bill Heath.
  • 27/30 Postcard from Bill Payne to Frank Geddes.
  • 27/31 Postcard from Bill Payne to Frank Geddes.
  • 27/32 Letter from Earl Bonacher to Frank Geddes.(Dec.23 1991)
  • 27/33 A brief history of the 147th Field Artillery Regiment.
  • 27/34 Letter of introduction for Mr.Bill Payne.(Jan.6 1992)
  • 27/35 Note from Frank Geddes.
  • 27/36 Letter from Bill Heath to Frank Geddes.(Dec.18 1991)
  • 27/37 Christmas card from William M Payne.
  • 27/38 Letter from RSL Darwin to Hotel Darwin.(Dec.24 1991)
  • 27/39 Letter from Embassy of Australia to R.W.Crawshaw.(Mar.27 1992)
  • 27/40 Letter from Bill Heath to Frank Geddes.(Jan.24 1992)

File 28

  • 28/1 Letter from Battle of Australia to R.W.Crawshaw.(Jan.15 1992)
  • 28/2 Letter from Bill Payne to Frank Geddes.(Dec.9 1991)
  • 28/3 Letter from RSL Darwin to Bill Heath.(Dec.9 1991)
  • 28/4 Letter from RSL Dawrin to Earl Bonacher.(Dec.9 1991)
  • 28/5 Letter from Hotel Darwin to RSL Darwin.(Nov.29 1991)
  • 28/6 Letter from RSL Darwin to Bill Payne.(Dec.2 1991)
  • 28/7 Letter from RSL Darwin to Hotel Darwin.(Nov.28 1991)
  • 28/8 Letter from RSL Darwin to Bill Payne.(Nov.14 1991)
  • 28/9 Letter from RSL Darwin to Bill Heath.(Nov.14 1991)
  • 28/10 Letter from Bill Heath to RSL Darwin.(Oct.24 1991)
  • 28/11 Letter from Bill Heath to RSL Darwin.(Oct.26 1991)
  • 28/12 Letter from Bill Payne to Frank Geddes.(Oct.28 1991)
  • 28/13 Letter from RSL Darwin to Earl Bonacher.(Oct.17 1991)
  • 28/14 Letter from Earl Bonacher to RSL Darwin.(Sept.30 1991)
  • 28/15 Letter from Frank Geddes to Bill Heath.(Oct.17 1991)
  • 28/16 Letter from Bill Heath to RSL Darwin.(Sept.18 1991)
  • 28/17 Letter from RSL Darwin to Earl Bonacher.(Aug.19 1991)
  • 28/18 Letter from RSL Darwin to Earl Bonacher.(Oct.12 1991)
  • 28/19 Letter from RSL Darwin to Bill Heath.(Aug.2 1991)
  • 28/20 Letter from Bill Heath to RSL Darwin.(July 6 1991)
  • 28/21 Letter from RSL Darwin to Earl Bonacher.(Apr.16 1991)
  • 28/22 Letter from Earl Bonacher to RSL Darwin.(Mar.21 1991)`

Memorial Plaques Installed at Darwin Cenotaph

File 29

  • 29/1 8th Australian Infantry Battalion.(AIF) (23rd Brigade)
  • 29/2 2/1st Australian Anti Aircraft Regiment.(AIF)
  • 29/3 2/4th Australian Pioneer Battalion.(AIF)
  • 29/4 Lorking Memorial.
  • 29/5 Australian,British and Allied Merchant Navy.
  • 29/6 Royal Australian Navy.
  • 29/7 Lorking Memorial.additional information.
  • 29/8 U.S.S. Peary. DD226.
  • 29/9 Darwin Mobile Force.

1991 ANZAC DAY Memorial Service

File 30

  • 30/1 Letter from Batchelor ANZAC Day Committee to RSL Darwin.(Apr.30 1991)
  • 30/2 Programme ANZAC Day 1991.
  • 30/3 Press advertisement for ANZAC Day activities.1991.
  • 30/4 Letter from British High Commission to Frank Geddes.(Apr.17 1991)
  • 30/5 Letter from Stuart Delahay to Lofty Plane.(Mar.2 1991)

1991 Correspondence re. Bombing of Darwin

File 31

  • 31/1 Letter from Phil Chapman to Lofty Plane.(Aug.29 1991)
  • 31/2 Letter from J.D.Button to RSL Darwin.(Aug.29 1991)
  • 31/3 Letter from RSL Darwin to R.Black.(Feb.9 1991)
  • 31/4 Letter from R.Black to RSL Darwin.(Aug.24 1991)
  • 31/5 Letter from RSL Darwin to.Lt. Col.C.E.J.Lee,E.D.(Feb.9 1991)
  • 31/6 Letter from Lt.Col.C.E.J.Lee,E.D.to RSL Darwin.(Aug.27 1991)
  • 31/7 Letter from R.Black to RSL Darwin.(Sept.10 1991)
  • 31/8 Letter from Ron Hall to RSL Darwin.
  • 31/9 Letter from RSL W.A to RSL Darwin.(Feb.19 1991)
  • 31/10 Letter from Chief Minister’s Office to Bert Bryant.(Feb.24 1991)
  • 31/11 Letter from RSL National HQ to RSL Darwin.(Jan.22 1991)
  • 31/12 Letter from Chief Minister’s Office to John Y.C.Roth.(Apr.9 1991)
  • 31/13 Letter from Chief Minister’s Office to C.W.McGregor.(Apr.11 1991)
  • 31/14 Letter from F.S.Sharp to RSL Darwin.(Dec.3 1990)
  • 31/15 Memorandum from Andrew Coward to Chief Minister.(Mar.27 1991)
  • 31/16 Letter from Frontline to Sam Calder.(Mar.27 1991)
  • 31/17 Letter from Ron Hall to RSL Darwin.
  • 31/18 Letter from Lord Mayor’s Office.(Programme for Commemorative Service)
  • 31/19 Letter from Chief Minister’s Office to Commander Peter J.Burn.(Feb.17 1991)
  • 31/20 Letter from RSL Darwin to Dr.R.Goodman.(Mar.25 1991)
  • 31/21 Letter from Dr.R Goodman to Frank Geddes.(Mar.1 1991)
  • 31/22 Letter from Dr.R.Goodman to NT News.Feb.(19 1991)
  • 31/23 Letter from RSL Darwin to Dr.R.Goodman.(Feb.20 1991)
  • 31/24 Letter from N.J.Cumming to RSL Darwin.(Mar.14 1991)
  • 31/25 Letter from J.H.Knight to RSL Darwin.(Mar.8 1991)
  • 31/26 Letter from Catalina Assoc.to RSL Darwin.(Mar.5 1991)
  • 31/27 Letter from RSL Darwin to Andrew Coward.(Mar.5 1991)
  • 31/28 NT.Gov.Tourist Bureau addresses (Aust.& O’seas)
  • 31/29 Letter from RSL Darwin to N.J.Cummings.
  • 31/30 Letter from RSL Darwin to Air Records Office.
  • 31/31 Letter from RSL Darwin to R.Davies.(Mar.14 1991)
  • 31/32 Letter from RSL Darwin North.to Frank Geddes.
  • 31/33 Letter from R.Davies to RSL Darwin.
  • 31/34 Letter from Chief Minister’s Office to Peter Poulos.(Feb.6 1991)
  • 31/35 The 1992 Memorial to North Australia’s War.
  • 31/36 Letter from RSL Darwin to C.A.Burns.(Feb.15 1991)
  • 31/37 Open letter from RSL Darwin to all Branches.
  • 31/38 Letter from RSL Darwin to Don Quinn.(Feb.6 1992)
  • 31/39 Itinerary of travel ex.Ansett.
  • 31/40 Letter from RSL Darwin to Group Captain J.G.Sheldon RAF.(Mar.5 1991)
  • 31/41 Brochure “Pearl Harbour Remembered”
  • 31/42 Brochure “Reflections” A guide to Pearl Harbour Day 50th Anniversary.

Lest We Forget

Index prepared by Geoffrey L.Wright (Volunteer Northern Territory Library).

Last updated: 18 April 2016