2/18th Battalion (A.I.F.) Association 2021 newsletter

I wish to welcome you to our 2021 Newsletter. As we all know it has been a very difficult couple of years due to the pandemic. I hope that you are all as well and safe as can be expected. We are all looking forward to hopefully better times as soon as possible. We were … Continue reading 2/18th Battalion (A.I.F.) Association 2021 newsletter

You’re invited to the 2/18th Battalion Association Christmas lunch

The 2/18th Battalion (AIF) Association is celebrating Christmas together as usual at The Roseville Club. It will be wonderful to see everyone again after being separated for so long. The Parkview Bistro overlooks leafy Roseville Memorial Park. It features a mouth-watering menu that includes delicious pasta dishes and delectable desserts along with traditional meals such … Continue reading You’re invited to the 2/18th Battalion Association Christmas lunch

Remembering the 8th Australian Division

The decision to form the 8th Division was made on May 22, 1940. This event would lead to the formation of the 2/18th Battalion. With a national strength of approximately 20,000 the 8th Division would be destroyed as a fighting force by the end of February 1942, having suffered defeats at Singapore, Rabaul, Ambon, and Timor. One in three would … Continue reading Remembering the 8th Australian Division

Last Post ceremony honours Private Dudley Boughton

On August 15, 2020, the Australian War Memorial in Canberra will be holding its daily Last Post Ceremony (LPC). On this occasion, the story of Private Dudley Boughton – Service No. NX58805 – of the 2/18th Battalion will be shared as part of the ceremony. The date coincides with this year’s annual commemoration of the … Continue reading Last Post ceremony honours Private Dudley Boughton