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Viet Nam Veterans Day

Today 1535hrs 11 Platoon D Coy 6RAR has their first contact at a track crossing for the ensuing battle in the rain and mud of the Long Tan rubber. We remember the contribution of Australia and New Zealand’s finest through the gruelling years of the Viet Nam conflict. A job well done. Service really matters. […]

Isurava Memorial

One of the most desperate battles in Australian history was fought in August 1942 at Isurava in the Papua New Guinea Highlands. To commemorate the event, the Australian government commissioned the design and production of a memorial to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the event. Visitors approach the site from an upper pathway and […]

Long Tan Cross dedicated

17 August 1969: A and D Companies of 6 RAR landed by helicopter near the former battle site of Long Tan in the then Republic of VietNam and secured the area. The next morning, infantrymen and assault pioneers cleared the area around the location where 11 Platoon of D Company had conducted a last stand […]

ANZAC Day Events

Great to see organisations recognising ANZAC Day and spirit on events like these. Young Stan Gurney VC, was a serious cyclist prior to his enlistment and subsequent exploits … Arthur Stanley Gurney (1908-1942), clerk and soldier, was born on 15 December 1908 at Day Dawn, on the Murchison goldfields, Western Australia, fourth of five children […]

Kapyong Day: 24 April

Overshadowed by ANZAC Day, on 24 April each year we commemorate Kapyong Day and remember the service and sacrifice of the United Nations (UN) forces, including Australian troops of all three services, in defending Seoul in South Korea from communist forces, during the Korean War, from 1950 to 1953. Only five years after the end […]

Judy and LAC Frank Williams

Judy, a purebred pointer, was the mascot of several ships in the Pacific, and was captured by the Japanese in 1942 and taken to a prison camp. There she met Aircraftsman Frank Williams, who shared his small portion of rice with her. Judy raised morale in the POW camp, and also barked when poisonous snakes, […]

Special Operations in Australia

The Allied Intelligence Bureau (AIB) was a joint United States, Australian, Dutch and British intelligence and special operations agency during World War II. It was responsible for operating parties of spies and commandos behind Japanese lines in order to collect intelligence and conduct guerrilla warfare against Japanese forces in the South West Pacific. The AIB […]

Teddy Sheean Statement

The Victoria Cross is awarded for the most conspicuous gallantry, or a daring or pre-eminent act of valour or self-sacrifice, or extreme devotion to duty in the face of the enemy. Since the end of the Vietnam War, four Victoria Crosses have been issued to Australian Defence members. During WWII, while Teddy Sheean was serving […]

HMAS ANZAC Korea

6 SEP 1951: The Korean War and HMAS ANZAC bombs targets near Haeju. HMAS ANZAC was detached from HMS Glory’s screen to bombard targets near Haeju, Korea. The ANZAC was one of 11 Australian ships to serve in Korea. HMAS ANZAC (D59) was a Battle class destroyer of the Royal Australian Navy. Named after the […]

John French, VC

4 SEP 1942: World War II and Corporal John Alexander French, 2/9th Battalion, originally from Toowoomba, Queensland, earns the Victoria Cross at Milne Bay, New Guinea. It was a posthumous award. French was born on 15 July 1914 in Crows Nest, north of Toowoomba in Queensland, Australia. His parents were Lucy (née Donaldson) and Albert […]

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