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.
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
2 RAR Reunions Committee
0419749198 (Jason Harrison)
0428588431 (Mal Gray)
0459635087 (Merv Dicton)
0477756279 (Trica Clark)
Contact for a registration form to make payment as soon as possible. There will be no payment on the day.
There are many places to stay in Townsville. Contact for options or help.