The West Australian branch of OTC veterans held their 44th AGM on the 20th of November 2018. President Rod Pernich welcomed 27 fellow WA Veterans; Andrew Shaw, Andy Hemus, Brett Driscoll, Bruce Weber, Colin Benporath, David Dean, David Benzie, Denham Dunstall, Des Kinnersley, Don Charles, Ian Briggs, Jim Keenan, Joe Edgecombe, Keith Darwin, Kevan Bourke, Kevin Hills, Mike Cadd, Neil Smith, Paul Phipps, Peter Forrester, Peter Lalor, Reg Jones, Rolly Morin, Ted Wraight, Tom McKnight, Tony Belts and Asokan Nallasivam.
Apologies for absence had been received from Jim Congdon, Bill Dunn, Ray Parkinson, Ken True, Les Bateman, Bob Smallwood, Gerry Tacey, Andrew Monka, Tore Boe, Leif Akslen, Mark Roberts, Bill Comerford, Gavin Kerr, Bernie Clark, Martin Cavanagh, Mark Brockman, Graham Watts, Kommer Springvloed, Wal Perryman, Matt Saunders, Geoffrey Goddard, Tim Dalton, Cliff Wilkinson, Bill Kay, Neil Atwell, Mal Kerwin, Barry Whittle and Leon Jurgielan who were unable to attend the meeting.
One minute’s silence was held for the Veterans who had passed away in the period since the last AGM, the formal part of the meeting was held and Denham Dunstall gave a presentation on the current status of the Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum. The 2019 meeting will be held on Tuesday the 19th of November.
Photos courtesy of Mike Cadd & Kevan Bourke.
Andrew Shaw, Mike Cadd & Tony Belts
Andy Hemus & David Benzie
Brett Driscoll & Bruce Weber
Brett Driscoll & Joe Edgecombe
Colin Benporath & Kevan Bourke
Colin Benporath, Kevan Bourke & Jim Keenan
Des Kinnersley, Kevin Hills & Andrew Shaw
Don Charles. Asokan Nallisivam in background.
Keith Darwin & Asokan Nallisivam
Neil Smith & Joe Edgecombe. Peter Forrester in background.
Paul Phipps & Andy Hemus
Peter Forrester & Ted Wraight
Peter Lalor & Jim Keenan
Reg Jones & Don Charles
Rod Pernich & Jim Keenan. Dave Dean & Denham Dunstall in background.
Rod Pernich & Keith Darwin
Rod Pernich, Jim Keenan & Des Kinnersley
Rod Pernich, Jim Keenan & Des Kinnersley. Joe Edgecombe in background.
Tom McKnight & Roly Morin
Tony Belts & Neil Smith
Dave Dean & Denham Dunstall