To all current and past serving men of The Regiment and their families, greetings on our Birthday: 68 years young      

As The Townsville Bulletin remarked recently, 61,530 Australians died in World War I. None of them was just a mere statistic. Every single one had a name and left someone to mourn their loss, to try to pick up the pieces, though never completely. On July 19-20, 1916 at Fromelles the 5th Australian Division suffered […]

Ten Australian soldiers have been recognised for their bravery more than 50 years after they fought in the Vietnam War’s Battle of Long Tan. PHOTO: Soldiers, or their family members, accepted their bravery awards at Government House in Canberra. (ABC News: Jesse Dorsett) On 18 August, 1966, members of D Company, who were outnumbered 20 […]

Now on display at The United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea. This article is provided by Leslie O’Brien, a Member, Korean War Honour Roll Quilt management committee and Anthea Green, daughter of Lieutenant Colonel Charles Green DSO, on behalf of Mrs. Olwyn Green OAM. Mrs. Green is the widow of Lieutenant Colonel Charles Hercules Green DSO,Silver Star […]

It will be shown on the History Channel this Friday (November 11) Check your local TV guides for viewing times. A documentary created by USQ Lecturer (Media Production) Leonie Jones about Australia’s largest battle in the Vietnam War will premiere on the History Channel on Remembrance Day this Friday (November 11). The Battle of Fire […]

Australia will honour the service and sacrifice of those who served in the Korean War when a mission of eight veterans pay their respects at the battlefields of Kapyong and Maryang San next week to mark the 65th anniversaries. The group will be joined in Korea by Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan and Shadow […]

Korean Veterans Day – Media Release – Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Australians should pause and remember those who served in the Korean War and post armistice period on today’s 63rd anniversary of the signing of the armistice. Some 18,000 Australians served in Korea, including during the post-armistice period, with more than 350 Australians losing their […]

The core of this 2016 work by Vietnam Veteran and linguist Ernie Chamberlain is a translation of D445 Battalion’s history – as written by Vietnamese historians in 2004. The Vietnamese account is comprehensively analysed, and an extensive and referenced commentary has been provided. In order to provide context – and to analyse and comment upon […]

Gibraltar Bunker, Pozieres August 1916 (courtesy Wikipedia) POZIERES* The Australians stormed the trenches in the town of Pozieres. They wrested it from the Germans, who had claimed the ground as theirs. But the enemy knew the lay of the land, and where each trench was set, So they poured in high explosive shells, from the […]

  FIRE SUPPORT BASE ‘ CORAL’ From late May 1968 , the 1st and 3rd Battalions of the Royal  Australian Regiment, with 102 Field Battery and 161 Field Battery RNZA fought a series of battles from the Fire Support Bases of ‘Coral’ and ‘Balmoral’ against a formidable force of North Vietnamese soldiers. Some of the […]