Joanna Vink

has pleasure inviting you to the launch of her book


‘My Dearest Gennie


based on the journals and letters of her great grandfather

Staff Commander John Thomas Ewing Gowlland RN.


Guest speaker will be Captain Michael Beard R.A.N.,

the inaugural  recipient of the Gowlland Memorial Medal which is awarded annually to the best performing RAN or RNZN officer graduating from the Hydrographic Surveying Course, HMAS Penguin.





When:    Saturday 9 November 2013 (3.00 p.m. – 5.00 p.m.)

Where:  Masalou

              (originally the home of Gennie’s father, the Hon. Francis Lord M.L.C.)

               Monte Sant’Angelo Mercy College

               128 Miller Street,

              NORTH SYDNEY NSW 2060


R.S.V.P.  6 November 2013     Email  Tel: (02) 93 987941


Copies will be available on the day at $30.00.

Parking is available in the school car park off Miller Street.