Vale - Major John Mills ED

Sadly Major John David Mills, an Association member, passed away on 7 March 2021 in Melbourne. Our thoughts and prayers are for his family and relatives.

He served in the 9th Battalion (The Moreton Regiment) during the 1950s. He was Second In Command of the Battalion in the late 1950s.

John regularly travelled from Melbourne to attend our Association's and 9 RQR Dinners for many years.

Vale - Brig Peter Smith MBE RFD ED

Sadly Brigadier Peter Smith, an Association member, passed away on Saturday 14 November 2020.

He was Commanding Officer of 9 RQR from 1966 to 1969. His funeral service was held on 27 November.

Vale - Lt Frank McCosker APM BEM

Sadly Lieutenant Frank McCosker, an Association life member, passed away on Tuesday 8 September 2020.

He was probably our last World War 2, 9th Battalion veteran.  His private funeral was held on 25 September.

Support Coy 9RQR Reunion 6 March 2021

A Support Company 9RQR Reunion will be held on Saturday 6 March 2021 from 12 noon at the Milne Bay Memorial Library and Research Centre, Chermside, Brisbane.

* The Reunion is for former members of Support Company 9RQR only *

More details are in the Facebook event.

Please share this event's details with former members of Support Company 9RQR.

Black on Blue - 9RQR 1948 to 2013

A short history of 9RQR from 1948 to 2013. Memories of various Officers and OR's across these years and the change from CMF to ARes.

Compiled by Brig Rod Hamilton CSM RFD

Contact Pat O'Keeffe to purchase a copy.

Next Meeting:  General Meeting at 1730 hrs on Wednesday 2nd June 2021 at Milne Bay Memorial Library and Research Centre, 61 Kittyhawk Dr, Chermside

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