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2/18th Battalion (AIF) Association

This is the official website of the 2/18th Battalion (AIF) Association. It contains the history of the Battalion and is dedicated to the men who served in it. The Association was formed in 1946 to formalise the camaraderie of the men who left Australia together to serve their country during World War II, those who joined up later, those who gave their lives and those who returned safely. 

Pictured above, top (left to right): Cecil Ivan Frost, George Charlton, Jack McLennan, Ambrose J. BurkeFrank B. LangerJ.I. Mitchell, Bill McDonald.

Middle (left to right): Claude G. Fulloon, Joseph N. Eckersley, Ronald F. Behrend, Len Ayling, Stafford R. “Joe” Ferris, A.W.L. Smith, Ronald S. Crighton.

Bottom (left to right): W.K Jackes, Ronald A. StaceLindsay R. WilliamsonEric W. DunphyDavid C. WilsonF. Thomas JohnstoneBrian S. JamesW.A. CrossmanW.G. “Paddy” Gillespie.  

Events calendar 2023

February 15, 2023: 81st Anniversary of the Fall of Singapore – 11am, The Cenotaph, Sydney
April 25, 2023: ANZAC Day March – 11am, Club York, 95 York St, Sydney
August 15, 2023: 78th Anniversary Victory in the Pacific
December 4, 2023: Christmas Party – 12pm, Roseville RSL, Sydney

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