WO2 John James (Fitz) Fitzpatrick passed away Friday 10th August 2018

WO2 John James (Fitz) Fitzpatrick The Association regrets to advise the passing of WO2 John James (Fitz) Fitzpatrick who died on Friday 10 August in Beaufort Victoria. John served in the Regiment around the period 1961 to 1966/67. He served with A Squadron 3 Cavalry Regiment in South Vietnam from January 1968 to January 1969. He was a long term member of the Association, a member of the 1st Armoured Regiment Family, the Royal Australian Armoured Corps and the Australian Army. May he rest in peace in the green fields beyond. The passing of a gentleman. His funeral is to be held at John the Baptist Catholic Church in Beaufort at 2.00 pm Wednesday 22 August 2018. Medals to be worn. Wearing of

RONALD (RON) McKENDRICK passed away on 11th August 2018

The Association regrets to advise the passing of Ronald James McKendrick who died on Saturday 11 August in Denmark, Western Australia. Ron served in the Regiment from 21 March 1969 to 10 September 1970. He served with A Sqn in Vietnam from 21 Jan 1970 to 10 September 1970. His funeral is to be held at Amity Rose Chapel, Albany at 12 pm Friday 17 August 2018. May he rest in peace in the green fields beyond. Medals to be worn. Wearing of Black Berets highly desirable, but not mandatory. Russ James, Secretary 1st Armoured Regiment Association Inc. Anyone planning to attend Ron's Funeral at Albany, please contact Pat Deeker at warep@paratus.org.au

Henry Lewis 'Logga' Wood passed away on 9th August 2018

VALE - Henry Lewis 'Logga' Wood It with sincere regret that the Association advises that Henry Lewis ‘Logga’ Wood died on 9 August 2018. There is insufficient space here to provide details of his regimental life, but the basics of a very illustrious career are as follows. Henry was born in 1926 in Maldon, Victoria. He enlisted in the 2nd AIF in March 1945 and was allocated to 6th Division Cavalry (Commando). However, as he completed training, peace was declared. After a stint at Victoria Barracks (Melbourne), he ‘wrangled’ a posting to First Australian Armoured Car Squadron which was heading to Japan as part of the British Commonwealth Occupational Force. Highlights of his tour in Japan inc

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