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343) Mick Delaney  Male
Location:
Adelaide
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Monday, 20 October 2014 19:58 Write a comment Send E-mail

TRYING TO TRACK DOWN AN RO MOOREFOOT AT HARMAN 1970/71 POSTED TO DIAMONDTINA IN THE WEST IN 71. TKS TROOPS
342) Andy tebbutt 
Location:
Melbourne
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Friday, 17 October 2014 08:52 Write a comment Send E-mail

Wondering if anyone knows if ex sparker
Geoff Edge is still around somewhere
VMT
Tebbs
341) barry lehmann  Male
Location:
perth
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Wednesday, 15 October 2014 14:45 Write a comment Send E-mail

frown not happy jan. couldnt find my name in the BZ awards....oh well maybe the next one

Shorty Turner Send E-mail Wednesday, 15 October 2014 17:58
Well Bones, it certainly wouldn't be there for photography!

Ben Franklin Send E-mail Thursday, 16 October 2014 16:30
I never thought much of yr opinions Shorty, but I have to agree with u here lol
340) Ben Franklin  Male
Location:
Perth
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Sunday, 12 October 2014 18:19 Write a comment Send E-mail

Sad news about Tom Lane...He could down a can without stopping to swallow !!..A top bloke
339) Frank Aldred  Male
Location:
Brisbane
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Wednesday, 8 October 2014 17:32 Write a comment Send E-mail

big grin Go the Bunnies! For all those long suffering Bunnies supporters (Kev & Ron Griffin, Dennis O'Sullivan, Watson TV) who sat with me on the hill at Redfern in the 70s and 80s - it has been a long time coming but it was worth the wait. billy Bacon, rest his soul, would have loved it! Now to go back to back.

Kev Ruwoldt Send E-mail Thursday, 9 October 2014 06:12
Another died-in-heart Bunny supporter is Tony "Tackers" Miles. I can still remember Tackers wanting to take on the Dragon supporters on the Hill in 66. Took me ages to drag him out of the ground before he got done over. Those were the days!!!! frown

peter baggott Send E-mail Thursday, 9 October 2014 18:50
wide eyes have seen the coming of the glory of the lord..he's planting out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored...glory ...glory /..too southhhhs..etc..however I don't think the burgess bros will be eligible for a rental property in la perouse.. congrats well done
338) peter baggott  Male
Location:
tallebudgera
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Wednesday, 24 September 2014 13:31 Write a comment Send E-mail

peter Dobson was our po tel on the barcoo 1955.other comms .red ryder eamon trot.harry okeefe.sigs salty aylott,knackers kennealy.keith ross blue mcarthur.eddie fressard.pete was the sparker on the warnabool when it struck a mine off Townsville during sweeping ops post ww2.when we were surveying there I asked if they got them all .he said , no. so red and I slept near something that was able to float...

Bill Aylott Send E-mail Thursday, 25 September 2014 09:29
They were the good old days in McHales Navy , Pete

peter baggott Send E-mail Thursday, 25 September 2014 16:40
yes,Bill there were some characters on board who would have done McHale proud..wonder where all the comms blokes are nw? red,eamon knackers rip..u plus I still around..blue and harry joined the cops they should be probationary by nw'''

Bill Aylott Send E-mail Thursday, 25 September 2014 21:36
Was Eddie Reid with us? Spoke with Eddie Fressard cupla years back, was working in newspaper industry. Dont know if still with us. Do you remember Lt Cdr Kidwah, Indian exchange survey officer using the heads onboard while we were in Capt Cook dock GI. Flushed the effort onto painters & dockers. Found the culprit because his religion was to shower afterwards

Keghead Weaver Send E-mail Friday, 26 September 2014 12:32
You pair are making me 'homesick' with McHale's Navy. On Paluma I thought WE were McHale's Navy 'cause we had every 'reject' in pussers in our crew. The Navigator had a sprog while we were at sea and the 'Bells telegram' told him that "Andrew has arrived". Fancy calling your son after the "R.N." Good runs ashore in Spencers Gulf though!!

peter baggott Send E-mail Friday, 26 September 2014 17:47
that's true keghead ,but you only had ten rejects,we had sixty,,,

Scoops Send E-mail Friday, 26 September 2014 22:09
Are you Peter and Keghead admitting to the fact that you are "Rejects" or are you trying to say you were the only non rejects on the Barcoo and the Paluma? We are all getting confused here so please come out and admit the truth. Tks

Keghead Weaver Send E-mail Sunday, 28 September 2014 08:58
Scoops. You know better than to suggest a communicator could POSSIBLY be a "Reject"!! Who else could the "Rejects" go to when they wanted to
send "Dear Mum, send 'mun', love Son"??

Keghead Weaver Send E-mail Sunday, 28 September 2014 09:06
Peter/etc, looking at that crew list you had on 'Oocrab', doesn't that make you feel just a little 'sad' as most of 'em have 'crossed the bar'!!

Bill Aylott Send E-mail Sunday, 28 September 2014 16:54
Yes, Pete and I are still here because we were clean livers.

peter baggott. Send E-mail Monday, 29 September 2014 13:24
that's true bill,,we kept our health products in the wardroom fridg..

Fred Harper Send E-mail Tuesday, 30 September 2014 10:37
Don't know about clean livers, I w lol ould hate to see Peter Baggotts' liver

peter baggott Send E-mail Wednesday, 1 October 2014 11:48
You can have a peek Fred but it will cost you sixpence''''
337) buster crabbe  Male
Location:
byron bay
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Friday, 19 September 2014 11:18 Write a comment Send E-mail

I agree with Des Byrne..Why not a..Where are they now..
Old shipmates who we havent heard of for years....Bring them back into the communicators family and swell our ranks,
maybe get more at our reunions.

peter baggott Send E-mail Friday, 19 September 2014 14:08
hear, hear, buster ,by the way ,how"s yr all over tan

Ben Franklin Send E-mail Saturday, 20 September 2014 15:18
I agree with Bogeys comments on the QSO page ...

Keghead Weaver Send E-mail Sunday, 21 September 2014 09:42
Good thought Buster, but some of our ex communicators just don't communicate any more and they wouldn't get off their fat a's if you offered them free beer!!
Keghead Weaver
336) Bill Aylott  Male
Location:
Kippa-Ring Qld
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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 16:14 Write a comment Send E-mail

Wow, Shorty is on a roll
335) Kev Ruwoldt  Male
Location:
Kippa-Ring Q
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Sunday, 14 September 2014 06:55 Write a comment Send E-mail

AH that dreaded Purple Haze has done it again!!!!!!!!!!! #@*%!

Doug Marsh Send E-mail Sunday, 14 September 2014 18:57
Roll on 2015. Swans to win, anyone but Victorians who'll do anything to manipulate the draw and try to eliminate the expansion teams razz (stick out tongue)

Ben Franklin Send E-mail Monday, 15 September 2014 23:06
Listen up people...the Haze is gonna riiiise again !!!

Kev Ruwoldt Send E-mail Wednesday, 17 September 2014 06:23
Ben hope I'm still around to see it happen.....
334) Ian Pitkethly 
Location:
Crookwell, NSW
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Thursday, 4 September 2014 12:49 Write a comment Send E-mail

For Chris Forrester....forry, what's your email address..I occasionally get up to Sydney if that is your current abode and may catch up. Cheers
333) Kev Ruwoldt  Male
Location:
Kippa-Ring Qld
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Saturday, 23 August 2014 17:44 Write a comment Send E-mail

Did anyone else see Gus Dodds and his old mate Ralph riding the Merry-Go-Round at the RNA Show

Bill Aylott Send E-mail Sunday, 24 August 2014 19:03
That would indeed be something to behold smile

Fred Harper Send E-mail Monday, 25 August 2014 09:09
Bloody hell, call the RSPCA.

Fred Harper
332) Kevin Eastley  Male
Location:
Wynyard Tas
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Thursday, 7 August 2014 08:16 Write a comment Send E-mail

Notice in todays paper mentions the passing of Peter John Donald (Ex Sparker)
Funeral on Monday 11 August in Kings Meadows at 3.PM. R.I.P. Mate
331) Trevor Dickinson  Male
Location:
Australia
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Monday, 4 August 2014 17:33 Write a comment Send E-mail

G'day all, Anyone out there with the recipe for Pussers curried bangers? I'm entertaining a couple of old salts this weekend and think it would be a good way to start our 'reflections' cheers
Trev Dickinson

Fred Goddard Send E-mail Tuesday, 5 August 2014 12:03
Trev, Don't forget the Pisstrainers. Offal is cheaper than bangers these days.

Fred Goddard Send E-mail Tuesday, 5 August 2014 12:08
Devilled Kidneys was the go in the good old days. Coming from Newcastle in 63 I saw Scallops on the Menu. Never knew they were a Crustacean thought I was getting potato scallops.

Trev Dicko Send E-mail Tuesday, 5 August 2014 14:07
Fred... pisstrainers? great... that's breaky fixed. It was going to be 'train-smash' thanks.

Fred Goddard Send E-mail Tuesday, 5 August 2014 14:34
Afternoon tea. A tin of Herrings In.
Do a nice Shepherds Pie for standby, always good for latecomers etc. Go to Dan Murphys and see if they have any of the old beers in the tins we used to get issued with. Have FUN

Frank Aldred Send E-mail Tuesday, 5 August 2014 18:05
Bugger the beers Fred, Trev makes a fine red - no hangover!! smile
330) Graham Cooper  Male
Location:
Eaton WA
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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 19:03 Write a comment Send E-mail

Think that here we are coming up to round 19 of the AFL and Doug Marsh has not posted comments about how hard his Dockers are done by, even after their loss to St Kilda, that he has now changed his allegiance to a team with different colours as the purple haze became too much for him.

Doug Send E-mail Thursday, 31 July 2014 09:50
Scoops maaate. We're just playing with their tiny Eastern States minds, you can get better odds now than when we were no.2 You'd think their tiny Eastern States teams would do better after all the money honest hard-working Sandgropers put into the AFL through the equalisation scheme. Lazy Victorians still think its the vfl, we prop up their economy through the GST and prop up their teams with the magnificient Dockers and slightly less magnificient Eagles
329) Bill Aylott  Male
Location:
Queensland
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Friday, 25 July 2014 19:24 Write a comment Send E-mail

Easy to see the Short One is laid up. Never been so quiet on the website

Ben Franklin Send E-mail Sunday, 27 July 2014 16:46
Do we alert Shorty to the fact he can tx from his fone, or do we let sleeping dogs lie lol

Bill Aylott Send E-mail Sunday, 27 July 2014 22:17
Methinks the latter

Shorty Turner Send E-mail Monday, 28 July 2014 20:33
Too late

Ben Franklin Send E-mail Monday, 28 July 2014 23:07
Dead right Shorty...Didn't take him long !! Bless his heart...
328) peter baggott  Male
Location:
tallebudgera
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Wednesday, 2 July 2014 14:16 Write a comment Send E-mail

gee,shorts,bad hips are a sign of a slack hammock, and yr certainly not that type..anthow best of luck and im sure we will see u soon hopping all over the place.if u need second hand crutches gym bikes etc,, ring dolly gray
327) Sylvia manners  Female
Location:
Gold coast
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Friday, 13 June 2014 20:57 Write a comment Send E-mail

Hi Keghead
Thanks for the kind words from Ruth and yourself.Didn't realise there was so much to do and how long it takes. Just coming down to earth now with the great support of our boys and grandchildren. Alan and dot and dolly Gary were comforting shoulders to lean on.
Hope your health is improving and treatment is working.
Sylvia
326) Ben Franklin 
Location:
Perth
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Tuesday, 10 June 2014 10:59 Write a comment Send E-mail

Looks like I've missed out on the Birthday Honours List...Again !! #@*%!
325) Geoff Barcham  Male
Location:
Balmoral, Vic
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Saturday, 17 May 2014 09:29 Write a comment Send E-mail

I've just read on the RANCBA website about Doug MANNERS passing away. Doug joined the Parramatta in 76 before out trip up top. He was a great man and have many fond memories of him. I recall Doug stopping my and Steve "Nobby" Norris stepping ashore in Fremantle due to something we did in the Comcen. Funny times. The last time I spoke with Doug was at the RANCBA Reunion in Melbourne. Very sad news indeed. Another good bloke gone. RIP Doug, smooth seas and condolences to his family.
324) peter baggott  Male
Location:
tallebudgera qld
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Wednesday, 14 May 2014 14:25 Write a comment Send E-mail

knackers kenealy was the duty l/sig marching us ods up to lunch.too much chatter so he turned us into the bull ring for drill.he yelled out to o/tel Whitby to take charge of the squad.whitby ordered the squad to halt and dismissed us..30 hungry ods ran off leaving bob and Whitby to sort it out....god bless you bob ,your pursuit of quality and efficiency.was an inspiration to us all...
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