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2 RAR Malaya and 2/4 RAR Malaysia Reunion 2020
31 August 2020

The Commanding Officer would like to extend an invitation to all ex-members and/or their families of 2 RAR and 2/4 RAR that served in Malaya and Malaysia.

 

Introduction

This reunion is being organised by volunteers on behalf of ex 2 RAR. The hope is that you make the effort and renew friendships from long ago. Please ring or contact for help.

 

Schedule of Events

Saturday, 29 August

Meet and great at RSL ($10 per person)

 

Sunday, 30 August

Free Day. Formal reunion Dinner at RSL ($70 per person).

 

Monday, 31 August – Malaya and Borneo Veteran’s Day

Back to the Battalion, Day at 2RAR (Amphib) including:

  • 0900 to 1000 – Arrival at Battalion headquarters
  • 1000 to 1100 – Memorial Service & wreath laying (Appropriate Dress, Tie & Medals to be worn). Group Photos then Move to Edgar Towner VC Club
  • 1100 to 1230 – Welcome by CO and Presentation on 2RAR (Amphib) and Display by soldiers
  • 1230 to 1330 – BBQ lunch ($10 per person)
  • 1230 to 1700 – Bar Open, 2 RAR Historical Collection Open, Indoor Shooting Range Open

Please note: For entry to 2RAR Lavarack Barracks, you will require enclosed shoes and Photo ID. Please bring a hat and water bottle

 

Tuesday, 1 September

Depart for home

 

Contact

2 RAR Reunions Committee

2RAR.Reunions@gmail.com

Or ring

0419749198 (Jason Harrison)

0428588431 (Mal Gray)

0459635087 (Merv Dicton)

0477756279 (Trica Clark)

 

Payment

Contact for a registration form to make payment as soon as possible. There will be no payment on the day.

 

Accommodation

There are many places to stay in Townsville. Contact for options or help.