3rd Battalion
Royal Australian Regiment
Your Faithfully
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Welcome to the 3rd Battalion Royal Australian Regiment
Historical and Memorial site.

This site is privately owned and maintained and therefore has limited access to research information other than that which is displayed. The Honour Roll names are all hyperlinked to assist research.
Unfortunately accessing a hyperlink takes you away from this site.
For Military Records - National Archives of Australia
Looking for missing Friends or Family - Try 3 RAR Association SA
Funeral Requests/Notifications - Try 3 RAR Association SA
This site has has no affiliations or contacts with the current 3rd Battalion, Townsville apart from the link to their Merchandise. (Merchandise site page is a link only.)

The 50th Anniversary Reunion for the 2nd Tour Vietnam 1971
4th to the 9th June, 2021
Canberra, ACT.

The 50th Anniversary reunion events ran con-currently with the DVA Commemoration of Operation Overlord which included the Battle of Long Khanh National Service event conducted on Monday 7th June 2021,
at the Vietnam Forces National Memorial.

The Commemoration events included The Flowers of War premiere recital of the
Vietnam Requiem which occurred on Saturday 5th June and again on Sunday 6th June.

Last post ceremonies occurred for:
2Lt David Paterson 3rd Battaion RAR - 4th June 2021
Pilot Officer Ronald William Betts 9 Sqn RAAF - 5th June 2021
Flight Officer Everitt Murray Lance 9 Sqn RAAF - 6th June 2021
Cpl David John Dubbar MID 9 Sqn RAAF - 7th June 2021
Pte Paul Manning 3rd Battalion RAR - 9th June 2021

Graveside services for:
Lt John Wheeler - 5th June 2021
F/O Everitt Murray Lance - 6th June 2021

Photographic displays and mini-descriptions of the
50th Anniversary Commemoration events
please follow this hyperlink.
2021 - 50th Anniversary Canberra - Vietnam 1971

Vietnam Veterans Vigil
Wollongong. NSW
3rd August 2023

Wollongong Memorial Gardens
Unanderra NSW 2526

Download Vietnam Veterans Vigil Program

Soldiers Commemoration personal stories that appear in this Vigil program include:
Pte Russell James Copeman - SAS
Pte John Laurence O'Hara - RAE
Pte Maxwell Lachlan Rhodes -
Pte Donald Cameron Hill - A&E Platoon 1971

Ian James Thomson - 3 RAR - Thirlmere Vigil
(Photographs appear in order of names represented)

Remembrance Video Anzac Day 2020
3rd Battalion RAR Vietnam 1967-68 and 1971

The 3rd Battalion
Royal Australian Regiment
Kapyong Lines,
Lavarack Barracks,
Townsville. QLD 4813
Disclaimer: This site is privately owned, self-funded and is not officially linked with any Australian Government department or association. The site is primarily historical and memorial with current interests. The site encourages association with former and current members of the 3rd Battalion RAR for communication. Any errors or omissions are accidental and regretted. Please email the webmaster to affect a correction.

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