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The 2013 reunion will be in Echuca VIC

The reunion is planned to run over four days from 7th - 10th November 2013

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Site Update History

24 December 2012 - Echuca re-union dates put on line.
7 August 2012 - Site back online.
5 August 2012 - Succeeded in re registering original name 55ewps.org - better outcome - as it is already top of the search lists.
21 May 2012 - Wayne Kiehne made an executive decision and grab the name 55ewps.com and we start again with new site.
19 May 2012 - Web site address held captive. The people Tony registered it with will not hand it over – they just ignore all emails. Tried to register it as a .org.au - failed
22 August 2010 Tony De Bont steps down as editor of 55EWPS Web Site and Newsletter - Members unanimously moved a heartfelt vote of THANKS for all the work that Tony has put into web site and newsletter over many years – it was agreed it will take 3 people to fill Tony's various rolls… in the meantime Tony welcomes personal communications via Email! – His instruction is "Be patient, I may be travelling, but be assured I will reply." Tony de Bont [debont.tony@gmail.com]
7 December 2008 - Added Summer 2008 Newsletter Editorial to Stories Menu
17 June 2008 - Updated the email contact and headline for the 2009 Reunion
15 June 2006 - Updated the News page and started work on the Newsletter folder.
14 May 2005 - Updated the Nominal Roll details
12 May 2005 - Dusted off this page to reflect the current situation.
29 Jan 2003 - Fixed up contact details - changed from Gundaroo to Moruya
12 Dec 2002 - First update for a year.
23 Dec 2001 - Rebuilt the site to use FRAMES, problems with guest book still being worked on.
20 Dec 2001 - Updated the Nominal Roll and moved DVA Releases to the archive.
19 Dec 2001 - New entries in "Stories"
3 Apr 2001 - Raffle Results & Added DVA press release
29 Mar 2001 - Added eight DVA press releases
28 Mar 2001 - Added links to the RAE Heritage Society and the Engineers Sub Branch of the RSL, find them on the Veterans links page
22 Mar 2001 - Added new releases from the DVA
19 Mar 2001 - Added four new releases from the DVA
17 Mar 2001 - Added links to my dad is a vet in the veteran links page and signed up with Spread the Buzz
15 Mar 2001 - Added two DVA Press Releases
9 Mar 2001 - Added three DVA Press Releases
7 Mar 2001 - Added sites to the Veterans links and the Travel links
3 Mar 2001 - SME is Alive and Back at the Home of the Sappers !!!
1 Mar 2001 - Added a poem to the Stories pages.
28 Feb 2001 - News items added, re-arranged Guest Book page.
27 Feb 2001 - wholesale change of all the Web Tools, see new format Guest Book and other facilities.
26 Feb 2001 - added the first of the Stories
24 Feb 2001 - added Web Ring links and Matilda Search Link
22 Feb 2001 - DVA & Defence Media Releases
21 Feb 2001 - Defence Media Release
20 Feb 2001 - switched to new Visitor Book, Discussion Board & reset Counter
19 Feb 2001 - changed the colour of all links
17 Feb 2001 - Included links to the Visitor's Book and visitors counters.
Feb 2001 - split the Nominal Roll into six parts.
Feb 2001 - added the Nominal Roll to Membership Menu.
Feb 2001 - first upload.
Jan 2001 - format decided and construction started.

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