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In the News (Thu 24 Jul 14)

  
  KINGSBURY, Dr. Bernerd C. "BC"
Kingsbury was predeceased by his brother Dr. Kenneth Kingsbury of San Francisco.
Kingsbury was a Commander in the U.S. Navy, with eight years service in World War II in the Pacific theater, including combat in Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941, receiving Presidential commendations.
Kingsbury was a delegate to the American Dental Association and the American Society of Oral Surgeons, to which he was also a member of the Board of Directors.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2003/08/22/MNKINGSBUR9.DTL&type=printable   (801 words)

  
 As Far As They Got
On 29 August 1942, Private Bruce Kingsbury, 2/14th Battalion, lost his life near this rock at Isurava village on the Kokoda Track during the Battle of Isurava.
Private Bruce Kingsbury, 2/14th Battalion, was born at Armadale in Melbourne.
Private Bruce Kingsbury was awarded the first Victoria Cross ever gained on territory administered by Australia and the first awarded in the South-West Pacific for his actions at the Battle of Isurava on 29 August 1942.
www.ww2australia.gov.au /asfaras   (468 words)

  
 IPFW: Speakers and Experts Bios
Kingsbury has developed a research program that focuses on the conservation of endangered reptiles.
Kingsbury is director of the Center for Reptile and Amphibian Conservation and Management, chair of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Amphibian and Reptile Technical Advisory Committee, as well as a member of the Indiana Academy of Science's Biodiversity and Natural Areas Committee.
Miscellaneous information : Kingsbury can present on a variety of topics related to reptile conservation and presentations can be tailored to the group involved.
www.ipfw.edu /news/resources/speakers/bios/k/kingsbury.shtml   (249 words)

  
 Speech from Former Minister - The Hon. De-Anne Kelly MP, Minister for Veterans' Affairs, Minister Assisting the ...
Private Bruce Kingsbury is one of the true heroes of this nation, and a proud son of Victoria.
When his country and his mates needed him, Kingsbury was there, showing unsurpassed valour, for which he was awarded the Commonwealth’s highest decoration for bravery – the Victoria Cross.
Private Kingsbury was killed at just 24 years of age when he charged into enemy fire on the Kokoda Track, clearing a path for his mates and pushing the Japanese back from their position.
minister.dva.gov.au /speeches/2002/11_nov/austin.htm   (760 words)

  
 Inside Purdue -- Spotlight
Bruce Kingsbury, professor of biology and the center's director, hopes the year-old "Herp Center" will be a conduit for making things happen in regard to education, species and habitat protection, pollution detection and other areas.
Kingsbury says, "We are working on several state endangered and federal threatened species: timber rattlesnake, Blanding's turtle, spotted turtle, Eastern massasauga and Copperbelly water snake." A massasauga is a type of small rattlesnake.
Kingsbury and Robert Gillespie, associate professor of biology, will present regional water quality data through GIS and expect to make the data available on the Web site.
www2.itap.purdue.edu /periodicals/insidepurdue/ip2001/010710.spotlight_herp.html   (560 words)

  
 Battalion History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Kingsbury was one of a party of soldiers from the Headquarters Company and the Signal Platoon sent up to assist the defending platoons in the forward positions.
When the enemy broke through on the right flank and threatened to capture Battalion Headquarters, Kingsbury, whose own platoon had been decimated by the enemy attack, joined at different platoon which was about to counter-attack the enemy.
Kingsbury rushed forward, firing his Bren machinegun from the hip and cleared a path through the enemy causing large numbers of casualties amongst the Japanese.
www.users.bigpond.com /nicholas.degen/battalionhistories/2_14bn.html   (255 words)

  
 Kingsbury, Victoria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
It was named after Private Bruce Steel Kingsbury, from Preston, who was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for his action at Isuvara, New Guinea, in 1942.
Kingsbury underwent residential development in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Consisting of about thirty streets, Kingsbury is relatively small, and is bounded on two of its three side by Plenty Road and the Darebin Creek with a linear park.
www.arts.monash.edu.au /ncas/multimedia/gazetteer/list/kingsbury.html   (167 words)

  
 Papua New Guinea Forum - Battle of Isurava recalled - with Malum Nalu
Private Kingsbury’s bravery was recognised by the award of the first Victoria Cross in the fighting in Papua New Guinea.
Private Kingsbury, who was one of the few survivors of a Platoon which had been overrun and severely cut about by the enemy, immediately volunteered to join a different platoon which had been ordered to counter- attack.
Continuing to sweep enemy positions with his fire and inflicting an extremely high number of casualties on them, Private Kingsbury was then seen to fall to the ground shot dead by the bullet from a sniper hiding in the wood.
www.pngbd.com /forum/t6397s.html   (1093 words)

  
 The Kokoda Track
Suddenly, Kingsbury leapt up, and firing the bren from his hip, charged the Japanese positions through a storm of enemy machine gun fire.
Kingsbury’s action stopped the Japanese breakthrough and restored the battalions position.
Kingsbury was awarded Australia’s highest medal for bravery, the Victoria Cross.
www.jahitchcock.com /kokoda.html   (1214 words)

  
 MGoBlue: Weekly Release #11
It will be the final weekend of preparation for the Wolverines as they continue battle for positioning in the conference race as the season closes in on the Big Ten Championships, which will be hosted by the Maize and Blue Saturday and Sunday (May 8-9).
The Wolverines finished 14th at the 2003 Bruce Fossum/TaylorMade Invitational (April 26-27) at Forest Akers West Course in East Lansing, Mich. The Maize and Blue finished with a 918 team total after tallying team totals of 311, 300 and 307.
Mark McIntosh tied for 62nd (88-73-73/234), former Wolverine Bruce Svechota-Kingsbury (2003) tied for 65th (74-78-84/236), fifth-year senior Scott Carlton (Brighton, Mich./Brighton HS) tied for 69th with a 237 total (79-77-81), while Dave Nichols finished 73rd with a 242 total (82-81-79).
www.mgoblue.com /document_display.cfm?document_id=14796&season=233   (1242 words)

  
 IPFW’s ‘Herp Center’ drawing national pool of biology grad students
Through the Herp Center, Bruce Kingsbury, IPFW professor of biology, arranges student activities to provide expertise and information to land managers, organizations, individuals and government agencies, while at the same time, allowing the students to pursue their personal research interests.
The combination of Kingsbury's notability, the reputations of the biology department's graduate program and the exciting opportunities available with the Herp Center has been a beacon of light for many ambitious students.
In February 2000, he applied for Kingsbury's graduate program at IPFW and is currently pursuing a degree in wildlife biology.
www.indiana.edu /~ocmhp/102601/text/herp.html   (889 words)

  
 Scientists track rare rattlesnakes' living patterns - 07/12/02
   Kingsbury, director of the Center for Reptile and Amphibian Conservation and Management at Indiana-Purdue University, is spending his summer tracking rattlesnakes in the Indian Springs Metropark, located west of Clarkston.
The study's findings will be part of the educational program at the park's nature center, which is under construction.
   The study in Indian Springs is one of three Kingsbury is conducting in the Midwest.
www.detnews.com /2002/oakland/0207/17/d04-535427.htm   (683 words)

  
 ‘Herp Center’ one of three Centers for Excellence at IPFW
Kingsbury is working to promote understanding for the need to conserve reptile and amphibian habitats while forming collaborations within the community and other academic institutions.
Bruce Kingsbury, professor of biology at IPFW, hopes the Center for Reptile and Amphibian Conservation and Management, or “Herp Center” as it is often called, will be a conduit for making things happen.
In the coming months, Kingsbury hopes to interest other faculty members in a number of projects for the center, including hydrology and water quality studies, the development of Web sites to display scientific data and projects involving the center's new geographic information systems (GIS) software.
www.homepages.indiana.edu /052501/text/herp.html   (522 words)

  
 Weekender page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
A nearby plaque tells of the action in which Bruce Kingsbury won the Victoria Cross, firing his Bren gun from the hip as he braved ferocious Japanese machine-gun fire before a sniper shot him dead beside the rock.
Kokoda veteran Bob Thompson, 87, of Walkerville in South Australia, was a 24-year-old sergeant with the 2nd/14th Battalion during that action and was beside Kingsbury when he died.
We both hit the ground together and it was Bruce who got hit," says Thompson, who co-wrote the citation for Kingsbury's VC and was at Bomana for the April 25 Anzac Day service.
www.thenational.com.pg /0510/w5.htm   (804 words)

  
 Tax files 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
You’ll have to pay interest on your taxes that are due, but you can avoid hefty fines for not filing on time.
But Kingsbury reminds us that business traveling should not be confused with commuting.
While this is beneficial to many small businesses, Kingsbury offers a word of caution about this new ruling.
www.pressrepublican.com /Archive/2001/01_2001/012120018.htm   (1208 words)

  
 Getting out of debt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Good debt — debt in which you build equity — includes loans for a house, business or car.
Kingsbury, also a member of Primerica Financial Services, says to "establish a game plan to become totally debt-free as soon as you can."
For one, these loans require your home as collateral which means if you fall back into your old bad-credit habits, you could lose your house.
www.pressrepublican.com /Archive/1999/11_1999/110719997.htm   (1668 words)

  
 The Spirit of the Digger // Patrick Lindsay // Author and public speaker
But, tragically, at the moment of his glory, Bruce Kingsbury was struck down.
And we were advancing forward and Bruce went a little bit ahead, you see, with the Bren and he was the absolute prime target because a Bren gun just mows everything down in its wake.
And I looked down andI saw Bruce and I grabbed him and took him up to Doc Duffy to the RAP but he was dead when he hit the ground.”
www.patricklindsay.com.au /html/spirit_of_the_diggers/extracts.html   (903 words)

  
 Center for Reptile and Amphibian Conservation and Management
The Center for Reptile and Amphibian Conservation and Management was established in the summer of 2000 and is directed by Bruce Kingsbury, associate professor of biological sciences at IPFW.
Since January, it has reached a number of milestones, including the publication of Habitat Management Guidelines for Amphibians and Reptiles of the Midwest, a soft-cover book project for which Kingsbury was the leader, and assisting in the organizing and hosting of the Ephemeral Wetlands Conference in Chicago in March.
Bruce Kingsbury, associate professor of biological sciences, IPFW
www.indiana.edu /~ocmhp/111502/text/ipfw3.html   (586 words)

  
 MGoBlue: Men's Golf Finishes 14th at MSU to Cap Regular Season
After opening with his highest single round of the season (88), McIntosh recovered quickly in the second and third rounds as he fired back-to-back one-over 73s to give him a 234 54-hole tournament total, which tied him for 62nd.
Freshman Bruce Svechota-Kingsbury (Ann Arbor, Mich./Greenhills School) started the weekend off well, firing a career-best-tying 74 in the first round, and followed with a 78 in the second round.
• Bruce Svechota-Kingsbury's two-over 74 in the first round tied his career best for a single round, matching the opening 74 he fired in the Wolverine Invitational (Oct. 5-6).
www.mgoblue.com /document_display.cfm?document_id=11280   (902 words)

  
 ISURAVA- THE JAPANESE ATTACK
Private Kingsbury had taken a Bren light machine gun from Corporal Lindsay "Teddy" Bear who had been wounded while leading an earlier desperate counter-attack in defence of the C Company position.
Since the action at Isurava took place in the Territory of Papua, Bruce Kingsbury was the first Australian to win a Victoria Cross on Australian soil.
Despite Kingsbury's gallant sacrifice, by nightfall on 29 August the Australians were in a grim position at Isurava.
www.users.bigpond.com /battleforaustralia/battaust/KokodaCampaign/Isurava/JapAttack.html   (3999 words)

  
 2002-03 Michigan Men's Golf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Rob Tighe led the Wolverine charge with his tie for 24th with a career-best 223 (73-77-73) 54-hole tournament finish, while David Nichols was just behind as he tied for 27th with a 224 (73-76-75) total.
In their first collegiate tournament, Mark McIntosh tied for 55th after rounds of 75-75-80 for a 230, Bruce Svechota-Kingsbury (Ann Arbor, Mich./Greenhills Schools) was 69th after carding rounds of 79-76-81 for a 236 total and Jimmy Wisinski (Grand Rapids, Mich./Forest Hills Northern HS) was 75th after firing rounds of 81-78-85 for a 244 total.
After learning he was named to the team after the walk-on tryouts, freshman Bruce Svechota-Kingsbury found out 10 minutes later he would be playing in the first tournament of the year and of his career.
www.umich.edu /~mgoblue/golf-m/02-03/weekly/release-09-24.html   (935 words)

  
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Here the Japanese were temporarily held during an intense five day action involving the 2/14th and 39th Battalions, with support from the 2/16th and 53rd Battalions.
At Isurava on 29 August, Private Bruce Kingsbury, 2/14th Battalion, was killed as he rushed forward with his Bren gun, driving back the enemy in a determined counter-attack.
Kingsbury was awarded a posthumous Victoria Cross, the first VC awarded during the New Guinea campaigns.
www.angelfire.com /ia3/ironside/1131.eml   (686 words)

  
 Donald H. Kingsbury 1922-2005
SIDNEY -- Donald H. Kingsbury, 82, of Pond Road, Sidney died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2005, at MaineGeneral Medical Center in Waterville.
Donald was born on Dec. 23, 1922, in Frankfort, the son of Elmer and Sarah Kingsbury.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Thelma; five children, Pamela Bacon and husband, Robert, Bruce Kingsbury and wife, Dotti, Brian Kingsbury and girlfriend, Laurie Guptil, D. Brent Kingsbury and wife Jeanne, and Jane Burke and husband, Robert; nine grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, one sister-in-law, Sybil Cloukia; and several nieces and nephews.
morningsentinel.mainetoday.com /obits/stories/1285925.shtml   (249 words)

  
 On Campus Stories - June 11, 2004
The featured speaker for the evening will be Congressman Jim Leach, who is a senior member of the Committee on International Relations and is serving his 10th consecutive term as a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Bruce Kingsbury, BN'74, took this copyrighted photo of the late President Ronald Reagan, then governor of California, being escorted to the press box area by former Iowa Gov. Robert D. Ray, BN'52, LW'54, at the Drake Relays on April 27, 1974.
Kingsbury, who worked in the Cashier's Office at Drake from 1981-84, is co-owner of LandK Insurance in Chariton, Iowa.
www.drake.edu /oncampus/archive/061104/stories.html   (1215 words)

  
 ACELINK Food For Thought Fridays
Miller will answer lots of questions about her former job as a lobbyist and her current job as a professor teaching students how to get involved in the public affairs process.
Description: Dr. Kingsbury will discuss his work on snake ecology in Indiana and neighboring states.
He will also show off some of his scaly friends and talk about how he works with federal and state officials on conservation issues in the region.
www.acelink.org /guest_lecture_series.htm   (974 words)

  
 ratcunning   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
There, amid beautifully manicured gardens, stand thousands of identical white tombstones; each one marks the last resting place of a soldier who died defending Australia from the Japanese invasion.
Some have names, some dont; some, such as that of Private Bruce Kingsbury are engraved with the Victoria Cross.
Just to the right of the memorial there is a small plaque marking the place where Bruce Kingsbury VC was killed by a sniper.
ratcunning.blogdrive.com /archive/27.html   (1685 words)

  
 l&K Insurance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Mahlon D. Laing and Don B. Kingsbury founded L and K Insurance in 1965
In 1986, David J. Laing and Bruce D. Kingsbury acquired the agency from their fathers, and continue to lead the agency.
Over the years, the main focus of L and K Insurance has been to provide superior insurance products and excellent service to their clients in the areas of life, health, disability, auto, homeowners, commercial and many more.
www.lkinsurance.com /agency.htm   (125 words)

  
 IDEM - Planning - Wetland Science Advisory Group Orientation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
John Bacone (IDNR), Rachele Baker (Christopher B. Burke Engineering), Chris Craft (IU), Eric Ellingson (Earth Source), Bruce Kingsbury (IPFW), James Robb (IDEM), John Shuey (TNC), Ed Squiers (Taylor), Lenore Tedesco (IUPUI), and Philippe Vidon (IUPUI).
Bruce Kingsbury suggested assigning a leader to each topic, such as the habitat test, and that leader could then discuss the topic with the advisors and report back to the group at large at the next meeting.
The group decided fewer, longer meetings would be best due to travel considerations.
www.state.in.us /idem/eqsc/wsab081304mins.html   (1291 words)

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