THE WHISPERING BOOMERANG

The OFFICIAL WEBSITE of the

31st Infantry Battalion Association Inc.

Dedicated to former and current members of the 31st Infantry Battalion Association Inc,
and to veterans of the 31st/51st Battalion AIF and 2/31st Infantry Battalion AIF

Patrick Bugden VC

Jim Gordon VC

Recent Stories

Vale – LtCol Doug Angus RFD (Retd)

Members & Friends, it is with great sadness I advise you that our good mate, – Proud ex CO of 42Bn RQR, – and staunch member of 31st Bn Assoc …
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Maj Henry William Murray VC DSO and Bar

Information on Maj Harry Murray VC DSO and Bar was put together by Mick James. Normally this website concentrates on members of the 31st Battalion in all of its various …
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Anzac Day 2022

31st Battalion Association members took part in the Anzac Day – 2022  march through Brisbane yesterday. Members braved the inclement conditions along with thousands of other serving Members and members …
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Capt Frank Smith MC DFC

Regular contributor to the 31 Battalion association website, Mick James, has uncovered the amazing story of Capt Frank Smith MC DFC, an original 31st Battalion WW1 digger, who, fought in …
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Annual AGM and Lunch – Brisbane Branch

Members & Friends, Please find the attached Notice of our 31st Battalion association AGM Lunch meeting to be Held on FRIDAY – 1st APRIL Registration from 11.00 AM.  – …
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Vale Elsie Burla

Members, we have been advised of the sad news – the passing of “Elsie Burla” – wife of Bob Burla (Dec’d):- Former OC – Charlie Company Ingham & later Founder …
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31st Infantry Battalion Association

Lest We Forget

Memorial To Billy Sing DCM Croix de Guerre (Belgium) in Luwyche Cemetery, Brisbane