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Our first ‘Beyond the Battlefield’ talk is this Saturday, 20 May!


Attend our first military history talk this Saturday 20 May: 'Stout-hearted men'

The ‘Beyond the Battlefield’ series begins this Saturday, 20 May 2023.

The presenter is Dr Jan McLeod, the author of two books related to the medical services during the New Guinea/Kokoda campaigns. Jan’s talk is called ‘Stout-hearted men’, and focuses on the medical services at the time, including a more personal connection story involving her two great-uncles who served with the 2/4th Field Ambulance, first in the Middle East then in the south-west Pacific.

Friends of Kokoda members can attend free of charge, and all others will be charged $5.00. Light refreshments will be served.

Further details on the talk series can be viewed here, or you may wish to download a flyer with further details, or email

Start: 10.30am (arrive by 10.00am)

Cost: Friends of Kokoda are free; others $5.00

RSVP: to by Wednesday 17 May (for catering purposes) or call 9166 0890 (office hours).

We hope you enjoy these talks, and look forward to seeing you at the Walkway this Saturday!

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