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19 June 2010

John Gretton

I was with BCL started at Loloho Maintenance under Norm Fielding and Bob Staines also a Phil Baker who died a few years ago in Bowen Qld, I reached Superintendent level at Loloho Maintenace and finished up the last 18 months as the Rectification Superintendent at Panguna Maintenance also did a stint at Arawa Maintenace. We keep in touch with many ex Bougainville people had Joe and Maureen Stevens stay with us over Xmas they are travelling around Ausie with a caravan was great to see them. After Bougainville I spent 5 years at Parraburdoo WA initially working for Spike Milligan at Hamersley iron Spike is an ex Bougainvillian as well. Yvonne and myself are recently grand parents for the first time with a baby granddaughter from my son Glenn and wife Fiona they live in Emerald Qld, we have just recently moved to Townsville and am working for Wmc Resources at Phosphate Hill Fly in Fly out something different.