Category: People

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Tribute to Pat Murray: Anne Peters

Pat Murray was formerly of Baia Plantation, New Ireland, PNG Patricia Audrey Murray (née Stanfield) was born on 5 September 1922 in Naini Tal, in India. Her parents, Ernest and Audrey Stanfield, left India...

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The Kukukuku: Chips MacKellar

(Published Una Voce, March 1999, page 7) Malcolm (Chips) MacKellar 1953-1955 CPO Daru and Lake Murray (Western District) 1955-1956 P.O. Mount Hagen (Western Highlands District) 1957 ASOPA Long Course 1958-1964 PO at Madang and...

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Sir Daniel Leahy: Gordon Dick

I am grateful to Bob Curtis for his contribution on Sir Danny Leahy in the March 2009 Una Voce and feel I would like to add a little about Danny’s life and status and...

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Richard “Dickie” Squires: Philip Selth

Richard (Dickie) Thomas Squires was born in London on 10 February 1893. He was educated at the Elementary County School, London, until fourteen years of age. On 7 January 1910 Squires enlisted in the...

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Luluai*: Adrian Geyle

(Published in Una Voce, September 1998, page 14) Adrian Geyle was CPO for two years at Lake Murray, Kiunga, Gaima and Daru, Western District; PO OIC Green River, Sepik District; PO H/Q, Madang District....

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Manki mastas of Madang: Chips MacKellar

Malcolm (Chips) MacKellar 1953-1955 CPO Daru and Lake Murray (Western District) 1955-1956 P.O. Mount Hagen (Western Highlands District) 1957 ASOPA Long Course 1958-1964 PO at Madang and Bogia: ADC at Saidor (Madang District) 1964-1968...

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Maprik’s royal visit: Paul Dennett

We were treated in 1970 while in Maprik to a visit from the then Prince Richard, now Duke of Gloucester. Was the Prince making the trip out of personal interest or to show the...

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Masta Lapun: Jeanette Fox

Memories:  It just takes an old timer to reminisce and tales from the past come flooding back. Masta Lapun! He was the miner in the claim next door (which usually meant two or three...

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Meeting the Mokolkols: Jim Toner

(Published Una Voce, September 2002, page 33) Jim Toner: Chief Clerk, District Office, Mendi 1957-59; District Office, Rabaul 1960-64; Field Manager, New Guinea Research Unit (ANU), Port Moresby 1965-73 Obligated to report annually to...

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Chu Leong: Rod Noble

During  WW 2, after the Pearl Harbor attack, when Japanese forces were rapidly conquering Pacific islands, the Australian Government decided to evacuate expatriates from its Papua and from its New Guinea mandated territories: but...

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A visit with King Cam of Kitava: David P Eyre

I was a Medical Assistant and part of an Anti-TB team that visited the Trobriands to find people with active tuberculosis and to protect susceptible people with BCG vaccine. If my memory serves me...

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Captain RR Cole, MC: Bob Harvey-Hall

1968 Igam Barracks L-R: Capt Bob Cole wearing the rank of Colonel as Hon Col of PNGVR, Lt Col Don Ramsay CO 2 PIR, Brig Ian Hunter, Commander PNG Command, Lt Col Mal Bishop...