PARSONS, Marcus Charles Late of Pullenvale. Passed away peacefully on 09.08.2017. Aged 63 Years Beloved Husband of Debbie. Much loved Father of Five. Relatives and Friends are respectfully invited to attend a Celebration of  his Life, to be held in the Chapel of Centenary Memorial  Gardens, Corner Wacol Station and Wolston Roads, Sumner, on Tuesday, 15.08.2017, at 3 p. m. […]

It is with great sadness I advise of the passing of Alan “Curly” Kirwan  this morning Monday 10th July at his home in Esperance Western Australia after a short battle with cancer. Alan served 24 years in the Army from 1958 to 1982. 1 RAR (Malaya 1960), Airborne platoon (Williamstown 1963), SASR (3Sqn SVN 1966), […]

Dutchy’s  eldest son Michael has provided the following information: “There will not be a funeral service as requested by Dutchy. They are going to hold an informal gathering at the Blackbutt RSL commencing at 11-00 hrs on Mon. At 12-00 hrs they will pause to remember the Great Warrior at the same time he will […]

Safe Journey, Cobber In his early days of soldiering, Dutchy was on many occasions a Regimental Sergeant Major’s nightmare. However by the time he finally grounded arms he was the RSM’s right hand man and highly regarded by all ranks. He was a soldier of many years’ experience in both peace and war and always […]

Rest in Peace: 240213 Lieutenant Colonel The Reverend Monsignor Eugene Joseph Harley OAM Royal Australian Army Chaplains Department. Sad news of the passing of Monsignor Eugene Harley who died peacefully in bed on ANZAC Day. His funeral will take place at 11.00 am on Friday 5 May 2017 in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 23 […]

Written by Ross Eastgate. NEIL Weekes was never known to walk away from a fight, whether on Vietnam’s battlefields or battling bureaucracies over veterans’ benefits. He lost the toughest battle of his life in Brisbane on Monday when an aggressive brain tumour claimed one of Australia’s toughest soldiers of the contemporary era at the age of […]