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FOR THE PRESS

R e le a s e d o n ly i n C an b erra

DEPARTMENT OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

CANBERRA

PR 133

.... 2 1 th O cto b er.............., 95

AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC TEAMS FOR 1960-61

The D epartm ent of E x te r n a l A f f a i r s to d a y announced th e

names of th e 70 A u s tr a lia n s s e l e c t e d t o man th e A u s t r a li a n N a tio n a l A n ta r c tic

R esearc h E x p e d i ti o n s ' fo u r s t a t i o n s d u rin g 19oO -6l.

Mac q u a ri e I s l a n d : - T his 15-man party^ w hich w i l l le a v e

M elbourne i n th e M.V. "T h ala Dan" a b o u t December 3 , c o n s i s t s o f -

O f f ic e r - in - C h a r g e ,

M ed ical O f f ic e r ,

G e o p h y s ic is t,

W eather O b se rv e r,

W eather O b se rv er,

W eather O b serv er,

W eather O bserver (R adio)

T e c h n ic a l O f f ic e r (B io lo g y )

S e n io r T e c h n ic ia n (R adio)

M ichael C. T a y lo r, o f M ornington, V ic t o r i a ;

D r. George P a lm a i, Sydney, N .S.W .;

C o r n e liu s Van E r k e le n s ,B a r c a ld in e , Q ueensland;

F ra n k Coleman,

Jam es McQueen,

Jo h n G oodricke,

O scar F e rg u so n ,

Jo h n Warham,

R o b ert G. L ev ick ,

Sydney, N .S .W .;

Sydney, N.S.W .;

Sydney, N.S.W .;

M elbourne, V ic t o r i a ;

M elbourne, V ic t o r i a ;

B ris b a n e , Q ueensland;

R adio S u p e rv is o r,

R adio O f f ic e r ,

R adio O f f ic e r ,

D ie s e l M echanic,

C a rp e n te r,

Cook,

H a ro ld L. W rig h t,

Iv a n N. Thomas,

Max Simon,

H.C. V ic to r Morgan,

Jam es D. A tk in so n ,

B e rn a rd B rennan,

G ra fto n , N .S.W ,;

M elbourne, V ic t o r i a ;

Sydney, N .S .W .;

A d e la id e , S outh A u s t r a li a ;

Katoomba, N .S.W .;

B endigo, V ic t o r i a ;

Mawson;- T h is 32-man p a r ty , w hich in c lu d e s 12 members o f th e

R oyal A u s t r a li a n A ir F o rce A n ta r c t ic F l i g h t , w i l l le a v e M elbourne in th e

M.V. "T h ala Dan" ab o u t December 30, c o n s i s t s of - .

O f f ic e r - in - C h a r g e ,

M ed ical O f f ic e r ,

P h y s i c i s t ,

P h y s i c i s t ,

P h y s i c i s t ,

G e o p h y s ic is t,

G e o lo g is t,

S u rv e y o r,

H en d rik G eysen, of

Dr. R obert J,Chapm an,

Jo h n Humble,

George G re s s w e ll,

T eren ce J . E lk in s ,

W. R o b ert M e rric k ,

R ic h a rd A. R uker,

Sydney L. K irb y ,

Upwey, V ic t o r i a ;

Sydney, N .S.W .;

M elbourne, V ic t o r i a ;

P e r th , W estern A u s t r a l i a ;

M elbourne, V i c t o r i a ;

Sydney, N .S.W .;

D arw in, N o rth e rn T e r r i t o r y ;

P e r th , W estern A u s t r a li a ;

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M e te o r o lo g is t,

W eather O b se rv er,

W eather O b se rv e r,

W eather O bserver (R adio)

E n g in e e r ( e l e c t r o n i c s )

R ad io S u p e rv is o r,

R adio O f f ic e r ,

R adio O f f ic e r ,

R adio O f f ic e r ,

S e n io r D ie s e l M echanic

A s s i s t a n t D ie s e l .

M echanic,

N oel A. S tr e t e n ,

W illiam R. K e lla s ,

W illia m D ick,

H a rry M. P re e c e ,

, Ia n G„ B ird ,

Graeme J . C u r r ie ,

V iv ia n J . H i l l ,

O leg Z a k h a ro ff,

K enneth L. B e n n e tt,

N e v ille J . C o llin s ,

N oel D. J e n n in g s , ....

B ris b a n e , Q ueensland ■

M elbourne, V ic to r ia ;

Sydney, N .S.W .;

Sydney, N .S.W .;

A m p ith e a tre , V ic t o r i a ;

R iv e rs to n e , N .S.W .;

P e r th , W estern A u s t r a l i a ;

Sydney, N .S.W .;

Sydney, N .S.W .;

B ris b a n e , Q ueensland;

Howrah, Tasm ania;

Cook, R alph D yer,

R .A .A .F . A n ta r c tic F l i g h t ;

Sydney, N .S.W .,

Commanding O f f i c e r ,

N a v ig a to r,

P i l o t ,

P i l o t ,

A ircrew S i g n a l l e r ,

E ngine F i t t e r ,

E ngine F i t t e r ,

A irfram e F i t t e r ,

A irfram e F i t t e r ,

E l e c t r i c a l F i t t e r ,

In s tru m e n t F i t t e r ;

R adio T e c h n ic ia n ,

Sqd-Ldr J .K ic h e n s id e , o f M elbourne, V ic t o r i a ;

F l i g h t - L t . E.

B lo o m fie ld ,

F ly in g O f f ic e r G.Dyke,

P i l o t O f f io e r

K. A ssen d e r, F ly in g O f f ic e r

W, H ansen,

F lig h t-S g t.H .V .C a rn e ,

S g t. K, F e lto n ,

S g t. R. Murphy,

C pl. B. H a r r is ,

C pl. J . A rth u r,

L ead in g A irc ra fts m a n H.B. R u tt e r ,

S g t. D.R. Monks,

M elbourne, V i c t o r i a ;

S u r f e r s ' P a r a d is e , Q ueensland;

M elbourne, V ic t o r i a ;

Ip sw ic h , Q ueensland;

W illia m s , W estern A u s t r a li a ;

Sydney, N .S .W .,

Sydney, N .S .W .;

Sydney, N .S.W .;

Barham, N .S .W .;

P e r th , W estern A u s t r a li a ;

Sydney, N.S.W.

D avis ; - The e ig h t-m a n p a r ty , w hich w i l l s a i l i n th e

"Magga Dan" w ith th e W ilkes p a r t y 'a b o u t J a n u a ry 5 , w i l l b e : -

O f f ic e r - in - C h a r g e and I a n D ouglas, o f M elbourne, V ic t o r i a ;

W eather O b serv er

W eather O b se rv e r, I i l e o n N. Fox,

W eather O b se rv e r, N oel R. B a r r a t t ,

W eather O b se rv er (R ad io )K en n eth C. O ld ro y d ,

R adio S u p e rv is o r, M.T. K e ith Power,

R adio O f f i c e r , Jo h n D. M o lle ,

D ie s e l M echanic, D e r r ic k Hobby, . ,

Cook,

M elbourne, V ic t o r i a ;

M elbourne, V ie t o r i a ;

M elbourne, V ic t o r i a ;

C a b a rla h , Q ueensland;

Sydney, N.S.W .;

A lic e S p rin g s , N o rth e rn

T e r r i t o r y ;

E x e te r , Tasm ania. W illiam S u te r,

Wil k e s ; - The 18-man p a r ty w i l l le a v e M elbourne i n th e

M.V. "Magga Dan" a b o u t J a n u a r y 5 . I t w i l l in c lu d e th r e e U n ite d S t a t e s

members - an a d d i t i o n a l man, th e U n ite d S t a t e s b i o l o g i s t , i s a lr e a d y a t

W ilkes and w i l l rem a in th e r e a second y e a r . Members of th e p a r ty w i l l b e : -

O f f ic e r - in - C h a r g e ,

M ed ical O f f i c e r ,

P h y s i c i s t ,

G e o p h y s ic is t,

B i o l o g i s t ,

M e te o r o lo g is t,

W eather O b se rv er,

W eather O b se rv e r,

W eather O b se rv e r,

W eather T e c h n ic ia n ,

R adio S u p e rv is o r,

R adio O f f ic e r ,

R adio O f f ic e r ,

R adio O f f i c e r ,

S e n io r D ie s e l M echanic,

A s s i s t a n t D ie s e l

M echanic,

A s s is t a n t D ie s e l

M echanic,

P lum ber,

Cook,

H enry P. B la ck , of

D r. F ra n k Soucek,

B ria n H. W all,

W a lte r It. J o n e s ,

R ic h a rd Penney,

R udolf H onkala,

W illia m H. L e n sin k ,

Jo h n R. H arro p ,

A ngelo F . Spano,

D avid L. Y in g lin g ,

S. M ichael C am pbell,

Graeme E .L , B u r k e tt,

D avid J . Ward,

D ouglas K. M achin,

J a n Lunde,

Thomas A. Edwards,

Jam es C. S m ith,

D onald R.W. B u tlin g ,

N eal Graham,

C a n b erra , A .C .T.

M elbourne, V ic t o r i a ;

A d e la id e , S o u th A u s t r a li a ;

P e r th , W estern A u s t r a li a ;

U n ite d S t a t e s ;

U n ite d S t a t e s ;

A d e la id e , S outh A u s t r a li a ;

M elbourne, V ic t o r i a ;

U n ite d S t a t e s ;

U n ite d S t a t e s ;

Sydney, N .S.W .;

M elbourne, V ic t o r i a ;

A d e la id e , S o u th A u s t r a li a ;

P e r t h , W estern A u s t r a li a ;

B undaberg, Q ueensland;

M elbourne, V ic t o r i a ;

M elbourne, V ic to r ia ;

M elbourne, V ic t o r i a ;

Sydney, NS.W.