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Club celebrates 138th year

Members met to celebrate 138 years since the Club was established. Each member was presented with a copy of the souvenir program from the 1932 50th Jubilee Anniversary of the Club.

The souvenir program was created from interviews with three of the Club's oldest members.  It covered: the establishment of the Club; the early quarterly dinners; the various premises used by the Club; and name changes.

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 DRA 2019 Luncheon

The DRA Victorian President and Committee members request the pleasure of your company at the Reservists Reunion Lunch.

Originally celebrating Victoria’s Third Division 1916 – 1991, this lunch continues to be a unique opportunity for past and present Reservists to keep in touch with old friends.

Event

Date From : Wed Jun 5, 2019 : 12:00
Date To : Wed Jun 5, 2019 : 15:00

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ANZAC Day 2019

The April ANZAC Day lunch at the RACV Club was very successful with 91 attendees.  The address given by Michael Bennett, the great grandson of General Sir John Monash GCMG KCB VD was fascinating, covering 3 phases of Monash's life: professional man; soldier; and nation builder

The photo shows Pipeclay President LTCOL Michael Buckridge (L) & Michael Bennett (R)

Monash and Chauvel

Why write MONASH AND CHAUVEL? It’s now nearly a century since the deciding year of the First World War, 1918.

I wanted a book that encapsulated the impact of the First AIF in the two major fronts of that War. The best way was to combine the two narratives in one. By a bit of luck it worked.

Roland Perry

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ANZAC Day 2018 gathering

Members of the Pipeclay Club met for ANZAC Day at the RACV Club. Historian and author Dr Ross McMullin spoke on the role and outstanding contribution of Australian soldiers and their leadership on the Western Front in 1917 and 1918.

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GEN Sir John Monash's Relevance Today

2017 Monash Service speech by representative of Chief of Army, Brigadier Phillip Moses, at St Catherine’s School Waverley, NSW, based upon a brief by Roland J Perry, author of “Monash – The Outsider who won a War”.

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The Pipeclay Club

The Pipeclay Club was formed on the 16th May 1881.

Today, after a fascinating history and many incarnations, the Club is a 'Virtual Club' run by volunteers without premises.

The Club runs a range of annual functions, the majority of which are at the RACV City Club.