8 RAR Association The Long Hai Memorial Service The Epping

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8 RAR Association The Long Hai Memorial Service The Epping
TAKING ALL POSTINGS
FOR NAVY REUNIONS FOR 2015
NOW. Please email soonest.
8 RAR Association
The Long Hai Memorial Service
The Epping Club
Saturday 28 February 2015
Memorial Service at the Cenotaph,
Boronia Park, Epping at 10.45 am
Memorial Lunch will be held at the
Epping Club.
All members of 8 RAR Association
are invited to attend this very special
day in the calendar of "The Grey
Eight" to remember not only those 11
from our battalion who died during
Operation Hammersley but
all who lost their lives with the
battalion during our tour of duty in
both Malaysia and Vietnam.
For further information and bookings
please
Contact: Mick Carter on 0432500632
[email protected]
or Kevin Sullivan on 0416262924
[email protected]
2 RAR ASSOCIATION NSW
ANZAC DAY MARCH,
APRIL 2015
POST INFORMAL GET
TOGETHER
MALONEYS HOTEL
Cnr Goulburn & Pitt Sts Sydney
Contact Grahame Edwards
02 9520 7262
[email protected]
The 50th Anniversary
6 RAR reunion
Enoggera Qld
5/6/7/ June 2015.
There will be a celebration at the
exact location when the Battalion
was formed on the 6th June 50
years ago.
The 6 RAR Association is seeking
all original veterans who were there
on that day to attend such an
important occasion.
All enquires to Arthur Willemse on
0405693066 or
email [email protected]
Looking for former members of
12 Field Regiment RAA
2nd Tour 1971
interested in attending a Regimental
Reunion
in Townsville
next Anzac Week 2015.
Interested parties should contact
Peter Burke on (02) 9670 3540 or
email [email protected]
Thank you for your assistance in this
matter. Regards Peter Burke.
2 RARNZ
Vietnam Veterans 1970/71
Re-union 14-23 August 2015
Sunshine Coast, Qld.
Please contact
Keith Carter on 07 5441 2835 or email [email protected] for
any information you might require
.
National Service – Reunion
10th Intake
(All those called-up early October
1967)
plus wives/partners.
NB. Overseas service not a
prerequisite.
6th to 12th October 2015
Sawtell Beach Tourist Park NSW
Contact
Richard Barry. 02 6792 3114
[email protected]
Event:
Infantry Luncheon.
Purpose: To eat good food, drink
good wine, talk old soldiers' talk and
walk away feeling pleased.
Required: Infantrymen, Any
nationality, Any army, with service as
an infantryman whilst on the nominal
roll of an infantry battalion; war
service is NOT essential.
When:
1st. Thursday of every
month (but never January).
Where:
The Royal Automobile
Club of Australia; 89 Macquarie
Street, Sydney.
Time:
1200 for 1230.
Dress:
At the least, a collared
shirt and shoes.
For notice of attendance contact Mick
Shave, 9RAR or Dave Jeffrey, 9RAR
respectively on [email protected] or
[email protected]
REUNION
Australian Army Catering Corps
Personnel
Open to all ranks who served in the
1st Battalion Royal Australian
Regiment
and all other AACC mates who
would like to catch up
Waters Edge – Port Macquarie
17th October 2015
For information contact
Ken Young : 0434 089 066 or
John Noonan : 0409 775 440 or
email to
[email protected]
TAKING ALL POSTINGS
The following message has come
from Danielle Smits. If you can
help please contact Danielle
directly on [email protected]
My name is Danielle Smits & I
have been trying to find men who
served with my Dad, 54497 Daniel
Smits. He died when I was yrs. old
& I would love to talk to people
who knew him & can tell me a
little about him. He was in 3RAR
company support in Vietnam
between 20/12/67 to 28/11/68 he
stayed in the army until his death
on 21/12/76. I live in Queensland
now also any photos would be
appreciated as well. Thank you so
much Danielle Smits
Frank Reid AATTV is trying to
locate Joseph McKechnie who
served in South Vietnam with 17
Const Sqn from 25 Aug 1967 to
10 Dec 1968.
If you know his location please
email Frank on email:
[email protected]
Dazza Jones writes….
‘I am a stamp collector, and have
envelopes which were sent home
by the troops. I am , however,
missing correspondence from
AFPO2, and am hoping someone
out there may know where I can
beg, borrow, or pay for some
items from AFPO 2.’
Contact
[email protected]
FOR RAAF REUNIONS FOR 2015
Steven Webb
Is looking for
(SGT) STEPHEN PORTER
Moorebank Clothing Store
Or anyone else who worked there
between January and June 1981.
You can contact Steve on
0488 096 955
HI THERE,
I am looking for 24011 RC (Ross)
Wormald, CSM 1966/67, 5 RAR,
and, RSM 1970/71, 5 RAR we last
served in PNG in 1969/70 and
would like to get in touch re some
info.
Regards JN (Dutchy) Hemerik,
RSM 2/4 Bn RAR, 1977/79
Seeking 1731814 Private T J
(MAC) McCOY who was at Fire
Support Base ‘Coral”, South
Vietnam 1968 in 10 Pl B Coy 1RAR
and returned to oz in Jul '68
Contact George King
(02) 5145 5368
Dear All,
The son (Michael) of National
Serviceman Greg Dillon is looking for
him.
Would anyone knowing of him please
contact Gail MacDonall
at [email protected]
Regards,
Tim McCombe
National President
Should any one become aware that the
parties on this page have been located, or
advised of any success to their enquiry,
please let me know so that we can update
our lists and provide space for others who
may need our help…...ED/….
NOW. Please email asap.
Dr Stephen Karsai writes….
Dear Editor,
I am (the) case officer assisting
a veteran, Warren Hayes,
making a claim on DVA. We
require his statement to be
corroborated and the only
person Warren can remember
is a Staff Sergeant Swinser or
Swincer, who was posted to 1
Field Hygiene Company as a
Medic in 1971/2.
We are desperately trying to
contact Mr Swincer (Swinser),
and ask anybody knowing his
whereabouts to contact
Warren directly on 0418 433
888, or email to
[email protected]
Otherwise contact myself via
email to
[email protected]
Regards,
Dr Stephen Karsai
VVPPAA
Ettalong Beach.
BEN MORRIS IS looking for
Vietnam veteran John Kevin
Polkinghome to assist him in
his research. Would John
please contact Ben at:
[email protected]
LTCOL D. M. Wyatt, OAM,
RFD, (Retd), is looking for 43603
BDR Gary Ashley MARTIN 1Fd
Reg. May ’66-’67’, on behalf of a
‘Pen-Friend’ from Tasmania.
Anyone knowing where Gary is
please ask him to contact D M
Wyatt direct on 0427 278 840 or
email to [email protected]