The Military History Society of NSW is for those interested in military history from ancient and modern times from NSW, Australia and the globe.




Lecture Program 2017-18

14 October 2017– Craig Colley, “The Code Breakers” – The Brigadier E. J. H. (John) Howard CBE Commemorative Lecture for 2015
11 November 2017 – Dr. Christopher Matthew. Fate, Pre-Destination and the Mindset of Ancient and Modern Warriors (Dr. Matthew is Lecturer in Ancient History at the Australian Catholic University)
9 December 2017 – Christmas drinks and discussion of military history in the downstairs bar at 99 York Street.
10 February 2018 – Major General The Honourable Justice Paul Brereton AM. RFD, Patron of the Society gives the 50th Anniversary address to the Annual General Meeting. Topic to be announced.
10 March 2018 – Dennis Weatherall. The African Naval Expedition 1915-16.
14 April 2018 – Lieutenant Colonel David Beaumont. The future of Logistics in the Multi-Domain Battlefield. (David is Chief of Army Scholar at Australian Army and Senior Editor ‘Logistics In War’)
12 May 2018. Seumas Tan.  “The Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)” which deals with the Communist insurgency.
9 June 2018. Group Captain  Doug Hurst(Retd.) – FEAF,  the Far East Air Force, 1949 – 1971.
11 August 2018 – Mr Colin Kay DCM – The First Military Railway



Please note: Topics may change from time-to-time based on availability of speakers, etc.

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