I think we are all aware of the role our Veteran Relatives achieved during their time with the 2/5 Australian General Hospital Unit during WW2. This has been widely shared over the years.
But what was to be the program after the war?
I have been probing through the old Association Minutes Books, and I am going to share a few moments of these with you. It appears that the first meeting was held on the 11 March 1946. No minutes were recorded at this time, but at the next meeting on 27 March 1946, J.C.Belisario was elected as President. From this date and leading up to the meeting of 16 June 1950 when Don Mould was President, several changes had taken place. Mainly, women were officially invited to join the association and a move was under way to produce a book detailing the involvement of the Unit in the five theatres of war.
The urge to print a book telling of the history of the Unit prevailed and did so until 28 December 1971 when it was discarded. In 1968 when Vince Egan was elected as S...