July 3, 2020

Robin James (Jim) IMLACH OAM, passed away on Wednesday 16 October 2019 aged 72 years
Jim was born on 9 August 1947 in Launceston, Tasmania. He was called up in the National Service draft in May 1968.
He completed recruit training at 2nd Recruit Training Battalion (Puck...

May 18, 2020

Alfred James John LEE (Ajj) (RAEME) passed away on 2 March 2020 aged 84 years

Alfred was born at Red Cliffs (Victoria) on 6 September 1935.  At the age of 15 he was enlisted as an apprentice and trained as an electrician at the Army Apprentice School (Balcombe) in the 6...

May 16, 2020

Norman Leslie GREEN passed away on Wednesday 19 February 2020 aged 73 years.

Norm was born on 2 June 1994 in Katanning (WA).  He joined the Australian Army on 5 Apr 1962 approximately 2 months prior to his 18th birthday.

Norm arrived at 1st Recruit Training Battalion (1R...

May 16, 2020

Raymond William EACOTT (RAEME) passed away on Thursday 27 February 2020 aged 71 years.

Ray was born on 28 November 1948 in Brisbane, QLD.  He enlisted in the Australian Army on 15 February 1966 around two and half months after his seventeenth birthday.

After the normal s...

May 16, 2020

Peter Joseph MOORE, MID – born on 29 February 1948 and passed away on 23 Apr 2020


Peter was born in Moreland Victoria on 29 February 1948.  He was called up under National Service on 2 October 1968 and completed his recruit training at 2 Recruit Training Battalio...

May 16, 2020

Kenneth Graham WILSON on 27 April 2020 in Vietnam

The Association regrets to advise the passing of Kenneth Graham WILSON on 27 April 2020 in Vietnam. Ken served with B Squadron in Vietnam from 11 February 1969 to 10 September 1969. May he rest in peace in the greenfield...

February 6, 2020

Dudley John TUDMAN, passed away on 16 October 2019, aged 82 years

Dudley was born on 11 November 1946 in Goomeri QLD.  He initially undertook National Service Training for three months in 1955 followed by 10 months in the Citizen Military Forces in 1955/56.  Dudley join...

February 5, 2020

Leon Francis KELLY (Ned), passed away on 12 December 2019, aged 64 years

Ned was born on 11 March 1955, joining the Australian Army on 12 July 1972, around four months after he turned 17 years of age.

After the mandatory stint (around 13 weeks) at 1 Recruit Training Batt...

February 1, 2020

On Australia Day, 26 January 2020, Peter Liefman and Vicki Key were honoured to be awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia.

Peter served in South Vietnam with C Squadron 1st Armoured Regiment during 1971 and was a former member of the 1AR Association.  The award was...

January 24, 2020

Geoffrey Vincent COOPER (Coops), passed away on Thursday 16 January 2020, aged 68 years

Coops was born on 14 November 1951 and he joined the Australian Army when he was nineteen and a half years of age on 13 April 1971.

After the normal spell (in those days, around 10 we...

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