Vale

 


Vale – John Gardner MBE

Members, It is my sad duty to advise you of the passing of Association Life Member, – John Gardner MBE. –  John passed away last Saturday night – 8th May after a long illness. John Gardner was born in Ingham in 1932, educated at Ingham State Primary School & ...
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Vale – Ron Costabeber

Please find the undermentioned notification from Association President Greg Stokie, concerning the passing of long time stalwart of the Association – Ron Costabeber.
Ron Costabeber – RIP Tony – Sadly Ron Costabeber passed away on Tuesday morning (2nd February2021). He was a long time supporter of the Association ...
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Vale – Pte Barry Renton

A message from Vic Nichol, Secretary/Treasurer of the Charters Towers Branch of the Association has advised us of the sad passing of Barry Renton. Barry enlisted as a private in 31st Battalion on 21 Jan 1958. He was was a staunch member of the 31st Battalion Association Charters Towers Branch ...
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Vale – Captain Merv Short

The Secretary of the Brisbane Branch of the Association, Tony Wadeson has passed on the following sad message: It is with great sadness that I report the passing of Merv Short, the optimum of an Officer & a Gentleman. A great Character and Entertainer, but above all a great mate ...
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Vale – WO2 Alf Cumberland – 103yrs

The following message has been received from the Secretary of the Brisbane Branch of the 31st Battalion Association Tony Wadeson – It is with great sadness that I advise you of the Passing of our oldest WW2 Veteran – QX43769 WO2 Alf Cumberland. Alf passed away early this afternoon peacefully ...
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Vale – Kyle Macleod

31st Bn Members We have received the sad news from President Greg Stokie that past member “Kyle Macleod” passed away Kyle was on the 31st BAttalion Association Committee for some years.  Kyle has lived at Villa Vincent for some time. I will pass on best wishes from the Association at the ...
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Vale – Capt Don Page ED

It is with a heavy heart I regret to inform members of the Passing of Don Page.
Don Page was part of the heavy furniture of 31st Bn. – Always Solid & Reliable. Always steady as she goes – with that smile of his, no matter what chaos & ...
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QX61038 Noel Pilcher 31/51 Bn – RIP

The following email was received from 31st Battalion Association (Brisbane Branch) Secretary, Tony Wadeson: Members, its with a sad heart, I have to report the Passing of our Honorary Life Member, – Noel Pilcher – 31/51 Bn AIF – WW2 Veteran. Noel passed away this afternoon in his home town ...
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Col Hugh Bracken Gaffney AM RFD ED

The president of the Brisbane Branch of the 31st Battalion Association Ray Fogg has passed on the following sad news: It is with great sorrow that I have to advise the passing of our great leader, companion and distinguished soldier of the 31st Infantry Battalion an the 2nd Battalion Royal ...
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Patricia (Patsy) Hilary Gardner

Affectionately known throughout the 31st Infantry Battalion family of members and their partners, and in particular those of Charlie Company, for her contagious laugh and ever-ready smile, Patricia Hilary Gardner passed away peacefully on 1st May, after a courageous struggle with persistently failing health. She was 84 years of age ...
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RIP Bob Wasley

Townsville 31st Battalion Association member Bob Wasley passed away on 1st March 2019. Bob was also a member of the National Servicemen’s Association Bob’s Statement of Service Full Name: Robert Edward Wasley Service Number: 1705704 Category of Service: National Service Citizen Military Force 8 Jan 53 to 15 Apr 53 ...
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RIP Ron Whiting

Townsville 31st Battalion Association member Ron Whiting passed away on 8th April 2019. As well as being a past member of the 31st Battalion Ron was also a member of the National Servicemen’s association. Ron’s Statement of Service Full Name: Ronald Alfred Whiting Service Number: 1718271, 162852 Category of Service: ...
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