Veterans gathering again: NMBVA at the Avoca Hotel

Posted on: Mon 6 Jul 2020

As Veteran groups emerge carefully from home isolation, the Malaya & Borneo Veterans Association SA/NT met up at the RSL’s Avoca Hotel for their first meeting in many months. They give us some comments about the Government handling of the Covid-19 situation; being able to get together again; and advance advice about a 2021 special 55th Anniversary reunion in Sarawak.

Photo:   Heavily laden men of D Company, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR), move through a rubber plantation as they hunt Communist terrorists in Perak. The men each have to carry over 60 pounds of kit, including their weapons, ammunition, bedding and food which will sustain them for an eight day jungle ambush patrol.   AWM


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