President - Howard Buckley

 

BRIEF HISTORY

  • Enlisted in the Citizens Military Forces (C.M.F) in February 1966
  • Conscripted to 2 years National Military Service in May 1968
  • Served with the Royal Australian Infantry, attached to Army Aviation in South Vietnam from March 1969 to February 1970
  • Employed as an Electrician and Electrical Supervisor from 1970 to 1998

 

RETURNED & SERVICE LEAGUE OF AUSTRALIA

  • Joined Gaythorne RSL and Sub Branch 1970
  • Joined Greenbank RSL and Sub Branch 1995

 

GREENBANK RSL SUB-BRANCH

  • Secretary 1997 to 2000, 2010 to present

 

GREENBANK RSL SERVICES CLUB

  • Director 1997, 2011 to 2012
  • Secretary 1998 to 2000, 2013 to 2015
  • President 2016 to present

Vice President - Tom McGee OAM

 

BRIEF HISTORY:

  • Called up for National Service in 1966
  • Served in Vietnam and Malaya with the 4th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment as Rifleman Signaller
  • Post service employment in mining and railway industries

GREENBANK RSL SERVICES CLUB

  • Elected to first committee 1990 to 1992
  • Senior Vice President 1992 - current

GREENBANK RSL SUB BRANCH

  • President 1990 to 2001, 2010 to 2012
  • Vice President 2002 to 2010
  • Vice President 2013 to 2017
  • Deputy President 2018 - current

AWARDS

  • Life Member of Greenbank RSL Services Club Inc 1993
  • Awarded the Order of Australia Medal on Australia Day 2001- "For Service to Ex-Service Men and Women and their families".

Secretary - Ron Lord

 

BRIEF HISTORY

  • Joined the ARA in January 1955, National Service
  • Regular Army April 1955
  • Korean Service 1955 to 1956
  • Transferred to Jungle Training Centre in 1957
  • Discharged from Army April 1961
  • Joined Greenbank RSL in June 2000. Now a life subscriber
RSL SERVICES CLUBS AND SUB BRANCHES
  • Foundation Member of Logan & Districts RSL 1978
  • Foundation Member of Logan & Districts RSL Services Club 1980
  • Secretary of Logan & Districts RSL 1980 - 1982
  • Vice President of Logan & Districts RSL 1982 - 1990

GREENBANK RSL SERVICES CLUB INC

  • Secretary 2016 - current
  • Director 2014-  2015

GREENBANK RSL SUB BRANCH INC

  • Member since 1990
  • Committee Member 2006, 2010 - current
  • Welfare Pensions Officer 1998 - current
  • Committee Member Greenbank RSL Men's Shed 2011 to present

OTHER

  • President of Browns Plains National Seniors
  • MHPE Volunteer DVA

Treasurer - Jeff Smith

 

BRIEF HISTORY

  • Enlisted in the Australian Regular Army in August 1967
  • Posted to 4 RAR in South Vietnam 1968 – 1969 and served with 4 RAR on their second tour of South Vietnam 1971 - 1972
  • Foundation Member of 2/4 RAR when formed in August 1973
  • Moved through several Infantry Units until retirement in 1988
  • Joined NSW Police Force 1988 until 1998

 

RETURNED & SERVICE LEAGUE OF AUSTRALIA
 
  • Joined Greenbank RSL Sub-Branch 2007
 

GREENBANK RSL SERVICES INC

  • Director 2017 
  • Member Since 2006
  • Treasurer 2018 - current
GREENBANK RSL SUB-BRANCH
 
  • Board Member 2017 
  • Vice President 2018 - current
 

OTHER

  • Active member of Tabol of Nolidge 2012 to 2018
  • President of Tabol of Nolidge 2014 to 2018

Director (Service) - Michael Papalia

 

BRIEF HISTORY

  • Served for 4 years in the Royal Australian Engineers in various capacities from 1963 to 1967 with 24 Construction Squadron, Enoggera, 7 Field Squadron, Enoggera and 8 Field Squadron, Wacol.
  • Upon discharge, joined General Motors in the Stores Department both in Brisbane and Perth
  • Owned and operated several businesses including: A Shell Service Station and Tandy Store in Perth, the Copier Repair Company and Millennium Sound Musical Instruments in Brisbane

RETURNED & SERVICE LEAGUE OF AUSTRALIA

  • Joined Greenbank RSL Sub-Branch 2010

GREENBANK RSL SUB-BRANCH

  •  Board Member 2018 - current

GREENBANK RSL SERVICES CLUB

  • Member Since 1997
  • Director 2018 - current

OTHER

  • Member of Actors Equity Australia
  • State President of QLD Entertainer of the Year Awards (Wallaces Awards) for 12 years
  • State Organiser and State Rep on Federal Council for MEAA (Media, Arts and Entertainers Alliance)
  • Entertainer in Australia, England, New Zealand, Italy and USA
  • Multi-Award Winner including: Vocalist/Entertainer of the Year
  • Multi Cabaret Performer of the Year and Country Performer of the Year

Director (Service) - Noel Brown

 

BRIEF HISTORY

  • Joined CMF at 18 years of age in 1966
  • Served approx 9 ½ years in the Army
  • Volunteered for National Service in 1968
  • Served in Vietnam with the 9th Battalion RAR for 12months as a Machine Gunner then as a Tracker and Tracker Team Commander
  • Rejoined the CMF in 1970 and served for 5 ½ years as an Assault Pioneer then as Platoon Sergeant. Post Military – Worked for Avis as a Quality Controller, worked in the Furniture Retail Industry
  • In 1984 commenced work at QRX TPT (now owned by TOLL) until retirement in 2007.

 RSL SERVICES CLUBS AND SUB BRANCHES

  •  Joined Kedron Wavell Sub-Branch 1970
  • Joined Greenbank RSL Club & Sub-Branch 1994

 GREENBANK RSL SERVICES CLUB IN

  • Director 2013 – 2014
  • Director 2018 - current

 GREENBANK RSL SUB-BRANCH INC                                               

  • Board Member 2011
  • Vice President 2012 – current
  •  Defence Welfare Support Co-ordinator 2010 – Present

Director (Service) - Stewart Rae

 

BRIEF HISTORY

  • Served in the Army- TPR 3/4 Cav Regt then transferred to RAEME. Joined in 1986.
  • Upon leaving in 2000 on medical discharge, was Production Manager at State Government Security. QLD Customer Correctional Officer. RSPCA Inspector. 
  • Post Service Employment as team leader road train operations Osbourne industry and Operations Manager interstate line haul

GREENBANK RSL SERVICES CLUB

  • Member since 2000
  • Director 2016 to current

GREENBANK RSL SUB BRANCH

  • Member since 2000
  • Committee Member 2015 to current

OTHER INFORMATION

  • Pensions and Welfare Officer Level 2
  • Men's Shed Member 2015 

Director (Associate) - Paul Kelly

 

BRIEF HISTORY:

  • Emigrated from South Africa in 1999

GREENBANK RSL SERVICES CLUB

  • Member since 2005
  • Director 2012 to Present

Director (Associate) - Robert Williams

 

BRIEF HISTORY:

  • Married for 34 years
  • Son is currently serving in the Royal Australian Army
  • Daughter is currently working in childcare
  • Moved to Australia in 1977 from New Zealand
  • Works for Tip Top Bakers since 2003

GREENBANK RSL SERVICES CLUB

  • Joined in 2000
  • Director 2016 - current
OTHER ORGANISATIONS
  • Fundraiser, Greenbank RSL RAAFA Association 16 years
  • Bus driver, Greenbank RSL Greenslopes Hospital run 5 years