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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


 Aftermath: Australia after the Great War

Details of this one day conference are available from Military History and Heritage Victoria Inc.

Speakers include: Dr Meleah Hampton, Prof. Marilyn Lake AO, Prof. Peter Edwards AM, Mr Mike O’Meara OAM, Mr Scott Bennett, Prof. Roland Perry OAM and MAJGEN Jim Barry AM MBE RFD ED.


Date From : Sat Apr 6, 2019 : 09:00
Date To : Sat Apr 6, 2019 : 16:30


 ANZAC Day Lunch 2019

After the ANZAC Day March, the Pipeclay Club invite members and guests to come together to mark this solemn day of remembrance.

Guest Speaker Michael Bennett the great grandson of GEN Sir John Monash.


Date From : Thu Apr 25, 2019 : 13:30
Date To : Thu Apr 25, 2019 : 15:30


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.


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”.


Putting the NZ in ANZAC

An address by MAJGEN Jim Barry AM MBE RFD ED (Retd) to an ANZAC Day lunch of the Pipeclay Club commemoration 100 years since the original landing.