Robert Barrie WADE, MBE passed away on Sunday 1 September 2019, age 81 years

Robert Barrie WADE, MBE Barrie was born on 29 March 1938 and he joined the Australian Army not long after his nineteenth birthday in 1957. After the normal stint (in those days, almost four months) at 1 RTB, Barrie was posted directly to the 1st Armoured Regiment on 26 September 1957. He remained in the Regiment until 29 August 1963. During this time Barrie was trained and employed as a Clerk, Driver (AFV), Crewman Gunner Signaller and Crew Commander. In August 1963 Barrie was posted to 2/14 QMI for approximately 12 months prior to 12 months deployment with the Australian Army Training Team Vietnam as a Warrant Officer for almost 12 months. On return to Australia in October 1965 Barrie wa

WO1 Ivan Paul MAHER passed away 19 September 2019, age 91

V514565 VX146185 11177 WO1 Ivan Paul Maher 27 March 1928 - 19 September 2019 Ivan Paul Maher was born in Dubbo, New South Wales on 27 March 1928. On leaving school he worked on a cattle station Nanylco in the corner country of outback South Australia. Joining the CMF on Full Time Duty on 7 October 1943 at the tender age of 15 years, 195 days (utilising his older brother’s birth certificate); he then transferred to the 2nd AIF on 16 November 1943. In the following 12 months he served in various Infantry units including the 18th Infantry Battalion. In November 1944 he was posted to the 2/1st Australian Tank Attack Regiment and served with them in New Guinea. Prior to his discharge in January 1

Robert Barrie WADE, MBE passed away on Sunday 1 September 2019, aged 81 years.

Barrie was born on 29 March 1938 and he joined the Australian Army not long after his nineteenth birthday in 1957. After the normal stint (in those days, almost four months) at 1 RTB, Barrie was posted directly to the 1st Armoured Regiment on 26 September 1957. He remained in the Regiment until 29 August 1963. During this time Barrie was trained and employed as a Clerk, Driver (AFV), Crewman Gunner Signaller and Crew Commander. In August 1963 Barrie was posted to 2/14 QMI for approximately 12 months prior to 12 months deployment with the Australian Army Training Team Vietnam as a Warrant Officer for almost 12 months. On return to Australia in October 1965 Barrie was posted to the Regiment

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