Book Launch and Photographs File

Book Launched at Caulfield Grammar School on 28th October 2019

Over 70 people were in attendance for the launch in the foyer of the Cripps Centre at the Caulfield Grammar School Memorial Hall in East St Kilda. CGS was Lyle’s old school and where his father was Principal from 1896 – 1931.
CGS Archivist, Judith Gibson had prepared a wonderfully comprehensive display of Lyle’s artefacts and memorabilia for public viewing.
Caulfield Grammar Archivist, Judith Gibson was the MC for the event.
Colonel Marcus Fielding, President of Military History and Heritage Victoria, officially launched ‘Empire’s Noble Son.’
It was a dream finally realised to speak at the Book Launch on 28th October 2019.
Lyle Buntine’s nephew, Bob Buntine spoke on behalf of the family.
Colonel Marcus Fielding and Dr Daryl Moran after the launch.
A very busy time for the author signing books for eager new readers.
CGS Archivist and MC, Judith Gibson and Dr Daryl Moran after the book launch.
The author with representatives of the Buntine family.
It was wonderful to have such great support from Rotary friends, including current District Governor Grant, current District Governor Nominees Bill, Dale and David as well as Past District Governors Carol and Murray!
Wife Jenny and granddaughters Erin and Clio oversaw all book sales.
Wonderful to have grandchildren Erin, Joad, Clio, Arabella and Natalie present.
As always, great support from wife Jenny, son Peter and daughter Clare.

Photograph File

All photographs are taken from the Buntine Collection held in the Caulfield Grammar School Archives and are displayed with their kind permission.


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