- The official launch of Billy: My Life as a Teenage POW took place at Victoria Barracks on the 4th October 2016 and was officiated by His Excellency, General The Honourable David Hurley.
In attendance were family and friends of both Lynette and Billy as well as relatives of Billy's fellow POWs.
Attendees heard from His Excellency David Hurley, Ian Webster, Managing Director of Sally Milner Publishing, as well as authors Lynnette Silver and Billy Young. Billy recited some of his own poetry and told more of his time spend as a teenage POW.
After the official launch Lynette and Billy made time for a book signing and mingled with attendees.
Overall the launch was a great success and we thank everyone involved in ensuring the day went as smoothly as it did.
Billy Young addressing the attendees at the official launch
Lynette Silver and Billy Young
Lynette Silver and Billy Young at the book signing with Robert Van der Rijdt
His Excellency, General The Honourable David Hurley, Billy Young, Lynette Silver and Mrs Hurley
Billy Young, Lynette Silver, Ian Webster and Libby Renney.