Macquarie Island Postmasters


Further to my last blog, some readers may know that I have been writing an encyclopaedia of Antarctic philately. As a part of this I have been trying to document the people who have been postmasters at the Australian Antarctic bases. I will publish all these in coming blog posts, but here is what I know of the Postmasters during expeditions to Macquarie Island Station:

  • 1954 Bill Storer

  • 1955 Eric Macklin

  • 1956 not known

  • 1957 Bernie Shaw

  • 1958 Alex Brown

  • 1959 Eric Macklin

  • 1960 Doug Machin

  • 1961 Robert Francis

  • 1962 Clarrie Melvold

  • 1963 Eamon Gavaghan

  • 1964 Rodger Wiliams

  • 1965 Peter McGrath

  • 1968 Geoff Butterworth

  • 1967 Ken L. Bennett

  • 1968 Frank Johnson

  • 1969 Jack Dart

  • 1970 Frank Johnson

  • 1971 Col Christiansen

  • 1972 Ted Giles

  • 1973 Jack Dart

  • 1974 Frank Johnson

  • 1975 Paul Bremmer

  • 1978 Mike Knox-Little

  • 1977 Tom Maggs

  • 1978 not known

  • 1979 Mike Knox-Little

  • 1980 Peter Stickland

  • 1981 Mike Knox-Little

  • 1982 not known

  • 1983 Leon Douglas

  • 1984 not known

  • 1985 Julian Randall

  • 1986 Kenneth W. Dalgleish

  • 1987 Ulla Knox-Little

  • 1988 Ms Kim Hall

  • 1989 Peter Sutcliffe

  • 1990 Paul Gigg

  • 1991 Richard Cane

  • 1992 Allen Rooke

  • 1993 Rod Williams

  • 1994 Bob Orchard

  • 1995 David Wilson & John Trengove V2/V3

  • 1996 Stephen Cook

  • 1997 Warren Blythe

  • 1998 Kim Barnsley

  • 1999 Graham Smith

  • 2000 Phil Jefferson

  • 2001 Daniel Humphries

  • 2002 Matt Blacker

  • 2003 Sean Griffith

  • 2004 Peter Bower

  • 2005 Camilla Stark

  • 2006 - 2014 not known

  • 2015 Robbie Baker

  • 2016 Robbie Baker

  • 2017 not known

  • 2018 not known

If anyone knows of mistakes or additions, then please drop me a line at p-6-1-B-at-protonmail-dot-com - or via this website.

I've already published in previous blogs a list of Postmasters at:

  • Casey Station

  • Heard Island

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