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7 July 2013

Email from Kerry Bridgland in Townsville:

Just cruising and came across your website, I (Kerry Bridgland ) started as a boilermaker December 1972 after a stint of National Service and finished up September 1977 (Mech. Foreman , Fine Crushing) I live in Townsville Nth Qld after Bougainville I went to Gunpowder Qld and later to Greenvale , Qld Nickel Project, , I am currently still working in a heavy fabrication workshop as amongst other things an apprentice trainer. A few ex BCL employees have crossed my path over the years, Vic Kolstad ,foreman Fine crushing, Malcom Calvert Engineer , B60, Kiwi (Tony) McDonald last heard of on dragline construction on the coal fields. I’ll dig out a selection of photos for you soon.
Kerry Bridgland
email kerry.bridgeland[AT]