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#001, MY '46

NEWSLETTER NO 001
May 1946


2/18 BN AIF ASSOCIATION

NEWSLETTER . . . No. 1

INAUGURAL GENERAL MEETING

The first General Meeting of the Association was held at 21 Macquarie Place Sydney on Monday 29 Apr ’46.

Insertion

Present

Approximately 126 personnel were present and it was most encouraging to see so many who travelled long distances to attend and thus give our Association the start it deserves.

Formation

Mr. W. E. FRASER briefly outlined the work done by the pro-tem Committee which had been formed on 15 Feb ’46 and had met regularly up to the time of the General Meeting.

Gift from
2/18 Bn Comforts Fund

A sum of ₤220 was presented to the Association by the 2/18 Bn Comforts Fund AIF, this being the Bank Balance at the time of their final Meeting. This is a grand effort and we have extended to them our very many thanks.

Constitution

The Constitution of the Association as drafted by the Committee was accepted at the General Meeting and copies of this may be obtained from the Hon Sec on application.

Committee The Committee was then elected as follows
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Hon. Patrons

Brig H B TAYLOR
Mrs. A L VARLEY

Hon. President

Mr. D T OKEY

Hon Vice-Pres

Mr. C B O’BRIEN

Hon Secretary

Capt F. EVANS

Hon Treasurer

Mr. W E FRASER

Committeemen

Messrs J. RYAN, E. COLENSO, D. COLMAN, G L VEITCH,
A H PIKETT, H FARMER, S/Sjt R H JONES

Hon Legal Offr
& Asst Hon Sec

Mr. A E DAVIS

Hon Auditors

Messrs H M GIBSON & D W POWELL 

Fees

Fees for membership are 10/-d. entrance & 5/- per annum
  10/-d. entrance & ₤ Life Membership

General Meetings

General Meetings will be held three times per year. One in April will be the Annual General Meeting and the other two at times most suitable for country members for the purpose of getting together and having a “B & B” ([Beer?] and Biscuits).


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