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.

Vale - LtCol David Rankine MC MID VCOG


  

Sadly Lieutenant Colonel David Rankine, a former Association member, passed away on Sunday 12 July 2020.

He was Commanding Officer of 9 RQR from 1979 to 1981. Also President of our Association from 1982 to 1983.  His funeral service was held on 24 July.

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 pjok1941@gmail.com to purchase a copy.







Next Meeting:  1730 hrs Wed 3rd February 2021  at Milne Bay Memorial Library and Research Centre, 61 Kittyhawk Dr, Chermside


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