Ed Ainscow's diary extracts 1965, 1966, 1967
1965
Day(s) Dates Location/Camp in the evening Task carried out
Tuesday 18 May Melbourne Travelling in Bedford
Monday 24 May Roadside camp south of Coober Pedy Travelling in Bedford
Tuesday 25 May Roadside camp south of Kulgera Travelling in Bedford
Wednesday 26 May Roadside camp Travelling in Bedford
Thursday 27 May Kulgera to Mulga Park Travelling in Bedford
Friday 28 May 25 miles east of Mt Davies Travelling in Bedford
Saturday 29 May 45 miles west of Giles Travelling in Bedford
Sunday 30 May Carnegie Junction north of Warburton Travelling in Bedford
Monday 31 May Roadside camp Travelling in Bedford
Tuesday 01 Jun Young Range Travelling in Bedford
Wednesday 02 Jun Roadside camp Travelling in Bedford
Thursday 03 Jun Roadside camp Travelling in Bedford
Friday 04 Jun Roadside camp Travelling in Bedford
Saturday 05 Jun NMF 160 off Kiwirrkurra Road At trig
Sunday 06 Jun NMF 160 off Kiwirrkurra Road At trig
Monday 07 Jun NMF 160 off Kiwirrkurra Road At trig
Tuesday 08 Jun Well 35 Main camp
Wednesday 09 Jun Well 35 Main camp
Thursday 10 Jun 1.5 miles from Gary Junction Main camp
Friday 11 Jun 1.5 miles from Gary Junction Main camp
Saturday 12 Jun 1.5 miles from Gary Junction Main camp
Sunday 13 Jun Roadside camp Travelling
Monday 14 Jun Roadside camp Travelling
Tuesday 15 Jun Roadside camp Travelling
Wednesday 16 Jun NMF 237 First Order traverse, Gary Junction - Young Range, WA
Thursday 17 Jun NMF 237 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Friday 18 Jun NMF 237 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Saturday 19 Jun NMF 237 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Sunday 20 Jun NMF 237 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Monday 21 Jun NMF 237 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Tuesday 22 Jun NMF 240 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Wednesday 23 Jun NMF 240 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Thursday 24 Jun NMF 240 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Friday 25 Jun NMF 243 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Saturday 26 Jun NMF 243 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Sunday 27 Jun NMF 243 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Monday 28 Jun NMF 243 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Tuesday 29 Jun NMF 243 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Wednesday 30 Jun NMF 244 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Thursday 01 Jul NMF 244 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Friday 02 Jul NMF 244 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Saturday 03 Jul NMF 244 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Sunday 04 Jul NMF 244 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Monday 05 Jul NMF 248 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Tuesday 06 Jul NMF 248 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Wednesday 07 Jul NMF 248 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Thursday 08 Jul NMF 248 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Friday 09 Jul NMF 249 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Saturday 10 Jul NMF 249 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Sunday 11 Jul NMF 249 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Monday 12 Jul NMF 250 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Tuesday 13 Jul NMF 250 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Wednesday 14 Jul NMF 251 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Thursday 15 Jul NMF 249 Sub-party off to look for rocket remains for WRE
Friday 16 Jul NMF 247 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Saturday 17 Jul NMF 248 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Sunday 18 Jul NMF 248 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Monday 19 Jul NMF 248 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Tuesday 20 Jul NMF 248 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Wednesday 21 Jul NMF 248 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Thursday 22 Jul NMF 248 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Friday 23 Jul NMF 248 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Saturday 24 Jul NMF 248 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Sunday 25 Jul NMF 248 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Monday 26 Jul NMF 248 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Tuesday 27 Jul NMF 248 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Wednesday 28 Jul NMF 248 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Thursday 29 Jul NMF 248 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Friday 30 Jul NMF 248 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Saturday 31 Jul NMF 248 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Sunday 01 Aug NMF 250 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Monday 02 Aug Young Range Travelling
Tuesday 03 Aug Young Range Travelling
Wednesday 04 Aug Neale Junction Travelling
Thursday 05 Aug Neale Junction Travelling
Friday 06 Aug Neale Junction Paul Palachek late night headed for Rawlinna (206 miles) on foot - early hrs
Saturday 07 Aug Neale Junction Main camp
Sunday 08 Aug Roadside camp Neale Junction, WA - Voakes Hill, SA reconnaissance
Monday 09 Aug Roadside camp Neale Junction - Voakes Hill reconnaissance
Tuesday 10 Aug Roadside camp Neale Junction - Voakes Hill reconnaissance
Wednesday 11 Aug Roadside camp Neale Junction - Voakes Hill reconnaissance
Thursday 12 Aug Roadside camp Neale Junction - Voakes Hill reconnaissance
Friday 13 Aug Roadside camp Neale Junction - Voakes Hill reconnaissance
Saturday 14 Aug Roadside camp Neale Junction - Voakes Hill reconnaissance
Sunday 15 Aug Roadside camp Neale Junction - Voakes Hill reconnaissance
Monday 16 Aug Roadside camp Neale Junction - Voakes Hill reconnaissance
Tuesday 17 Aug NMF 254 First Order traverse, Neale Junction Voakes Hill Junction
Wednesday 18 Aug NMF 254 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Thursday 19 Aug NMF 255 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Friday 20 Aug NMF 255 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Saturday 21 Aug NMF 255 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Sunday 22 Aug NMF 256 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Monday 23 Aug NMF 257 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Tuesday 24 Aug NMF 257 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Wednesday 25 Aug NMF 258 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Thursday 26 Aug NMF 258 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Friday 27 Aug NMF 258 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Saturday 28 Aug NMF 258 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Sunday 29 Aug NMF 259 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Monday 30 Aug NMF 259 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Tuesday 31 Aug NMF 259 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Wednesday 01 Sep NMF 260 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Thursday 02 Sep NMF 260 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Friday 03 Sep NMF 261 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Saturday 04 Sep NMF 261 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Sunday 05 Sep NMF 262 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Monday 06 Sep NMF 262 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Tuesday 07 Sep NMF 263 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Wednesday 08 Sep NMF 264 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Thursday 09 Sep NMF 264 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Friday 10 Sep NMF 265 Station establishment, clearing, with tower sometimes
Saturday 11 Sep Roadside camp Travelling
Sunday 12 Sep Roadside camp Travelling
Monday 13 Sep Rawlinna Rawlinna for supplies
Tuesday 14 Sep Roadside camp Travelling
Wednesday 15 Sep Roadside camp Travelling
Thursday 16 Sep Roadside camp Travelling
Friday 17 Sep NME 160 Travelling
Saturday 18 Sep NME 161 Travelling
Sunday 19 Sep NME 162 Camp
Monday 20 Sep NME 162 Camp
Tuesday 21 Sep NME 162 Camp
Wednesday 22 Sep R 183 near Neale Junction Travelling
Thursday 23 Sep Rawlinna Rawlinna for supplies & vehicle spares
Friday 24 Sep Rawlinna Rawlinna for supplies & vehicle spares
Saturday 25 Sep Rawlinna Rawlinna for supplies & vehicle spares
Sunday 26 Sep Rawlinna Rawlinna for supplies & vehicle spares
Monday 27 Sep Rawlinna Rawlinna for supplies & vehicle spares
Tuesday 28 Sep Rawlinna Rawlinna for supplies & vehicle spares
Wednesday 29 Sep Rawlinna Rawlinna for supplies & vehicle spares
Thursday 30 Sep Rawlinna Rawlinna for supplies & vehicle spares
Friday 01 Oct Rawlinna Rawlinna for supplies & vehicle spares
Saturday 02 Oct Rawlinna Rawlinna for supplies & vehicle spares
Sunday 03 Oct Rawlinna Rawlinna for supplies & vehicle spares
Monday 04 Oct Rawlinna Rawlinna for supplies & vehicle spares
Tuesday 05 Oct Rawlinna Rawlinna for supplies & vehicle spares
Wednesday 06 Oct Rawlinna Rawlinna for supplies & vehicle spares
Thursday 07 Oct R 183 near Neale Junction Travelling
Friday 08 Oct Roadside camp Travelling
Saturday 09 Oct NME 162 Camp
Sunday 10 Oct NME 162 Camp
Monday 11 Oct NME 162 Camp
Tuesday 12 Oct Emu Junction Travelling
Wednesday 13 Oct Mabel Creek Travelling
Thursday 14 Oct Roadside camp Travelling
Friday 15 Oct Roadside camp Travelling
Saturday 16 Oct Roadside camp Travelling
Sunday 17 Oct Alice Springs Vehicle repairs
Monday 18 Oct Alice Springs Vehicle repairs
Tuesday 19 Oct Alice Springs Vehicle repairs
Wednesday 20 Oct Alice Springs Vehicle repairs
Thursday 21 Oct Alice Springs Vehicle repairs
Friday 22 Oct Roadside camp Travelling
Saturday 23 Oct Mt Cavenaugh south of Kulgera Camp
Sunday 24 Oct Mt Cavenaugh south of Kulgera Camp
Monday 25 Oct Johnson Geodetic Station Building Johnson Geodetic Station cairn, NT
Tuesday 26 Oct Johnson Geodetic Station Building Johnson Geodetic Station cairn
Wednesday 27 Oct Roadside camp Enroute Alice Springs to collect photographers
Thursday 28 Oct Alice Springs Commonwealth Film Unit - Eric Kenning & John Carter
Friday 29 Oct Back at Mt Cavenaugh Camp
Saturday 30 Oct Johnson Geodetic Station Camp
Sunday 31 Oct Johnson Geodetic Station Camp
Monday 01 Nov Johnson Geodetic Station Camp
Tuesday 02 Nov Johnson Geodetic Station Camp
Wednesday 03 Nov Johnson Geodetic Station Camp
Thursday 04 Nov Johnson Geodetic Station Camp
Friday 05 Nov Returned photographers to Alice Springs Travelling
Saturday 06 Nov Johnson Geodetic Station Camp
Sunday 07 Nov Coober Pedy Travelling
Monday 08 Nov Woomera Travelling
Tuesday 09 Nov Port Augusta Travelling
Wednesday 10 Nov Adelaide Travelling
Thursday 11 Nov Adelaide Travelling
Friday 12 Nov Melbourne Travelling