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Shakespeare's Henry V:  We few, we happy few, we band of brothers;
For he to-day that sheds his blood with me Shall be my brother

  W3 Company RNZIR 40th Anniversary Reunion
Christchurch Friday 19 to Monday 22 November 2010

Officer Commanding Evan and Zilla Torrance [Binning]
Officer Commanding Evan and Zilla Torrance [Binning]
Company Sergeant Major Doug and Christine Mackintosh [Binning]
Company Sergeant Major Doug and Christine
Mackintosh [Binning]
Major Bill 1Pl and Sue Blair - Bill as last serving officer was dining president [Binning]
1Pl and Coy HQ Major Bill and Sue Blair - Bill as still serving
officer was dining president [Binning]
Colonel Baden Ewart and Kathryn Mulcock, Baden was the 2nd speaker at the dining-in [Binning]
NZ Component 1970 Col Baden Ewart and Kathryn Mulcock,
Baden was the 2nd speaker at the dining-in [Binning]
Ron Coy HQ CQMS and Margaret Lichtwark [Binning]
Coy HQ CQMS Ron and Margaret Lichtwark [Binning]
Bob 2Pl and Rhonda Upton - Bob is presently Colonel of the Regiment RNZIR [Binning]
Pl Comd 2PL Bob and Rhonda Upton - Bob was Colonel
of the Regiment RNZIR [Binning]
top table right - Bill and Sue Blair, Kevin and Valerie O'Brien, Baden Ewart - Baden is formerly NZ Component 1970 and presently Honorary Colonel 2/1 RNZIR [Binning]
top table right - Bill and Sue Blair, Kevin and Valerie O'Brien, Baden Ewart - Baden was Honorary Colonel 2/1 RNZIR [Binning]
top table left - CO 2/1 RNZIR LtCol Hugh and Melanie McAslan, Bob and Rhonda Upton, Evan and Zilla Torrance and Bill Blair [Binning]
top table left - CO 2/1 RNZIR LtCol Hugh and Melanie
McAslan, Bob and Rhonda Upton, Evan and Zilla
Torrance, Bill Blair [Binning]
Neil 3Pl and Penny Ure - as treasurer Neil organised the Friday activities while Penny baked the reunion cake [Binning]
3Pl Neil and Penny Ure - as treasurer Neil organised the
Friday activities and Penny baked the reunion cake [Binning]
Ian 1Pl and Shelley Caldwell - Ian organised the Sunday activities [Binning]
1Pl Ian and Shelley Caldwell - Ian organised the
Sunday activities [Binning]
the Fallen - Graeme Ryalls with Tom Cooper, Roy Reddy with John Gurnick, Peter Harris with Dave Wright [Binning]
the Fallen - Graeme Ryalls with Tom Cooper, Roy Reddy
with John Gurnick, Peter Harris with Dave Wright [Binning]
Ross 3Pl and Jill Dunlea - Ross donated a large amount of seafood and Jill was the reunion secretary [Binning]
3Pl Ross and Jill Dunlea - Ross donated a large amount of
seafood and Jill was the reunion secretary [Binning]
the mortar section is usually the largest section attanding any reunion - from left Doug Lewis, Bruce Young, Ross Cherry, Stu Cameron, Dave Flintoft, Mark Binning, Dave Condon [Binning]
the mortar section is the largest section at any reunion
from left Doug Lewis, Bruce Young, Ross Cherry, Stu Cameron, Dave Flintoft, Mark Binning, Dave Condon [Binning]
Australian Brigadier Kevin Coy FOO and Valerie O'Brien [Binning]
Coy FOO Australian Brigadier Kevin
and Valerie O'Brien [Binning]
Doug mortars and Anne Lewis with 8-year old Leanne Smith [Binning]
mortars Doug and Anne Lewis with 8-year
old Leanne Smith [Binning]
John Fisher with Richard (Doc) Welsh, both 3Pl [Binning]
Pl Comd John Fisher and Richard (Doc) Welsh, 3Pl [Binning]
Doug Mackintosh speaking with Danny Campbell 2Pl, Craig and Nicole Beardsley each side [Binning]
Doug Mackintosh speaking with Danny Campbell 2Pl,
Craig and Nicole Beardsley each side [Binning]
Mike Coy HQ and Lorna Morrison[Binning]
Coy HQ Mike and Lorna Morrison [Binning]
Sean McFarlane and Lisa Ure who manufactured the neck tags and otherwise worked hard in the background [Binning]
Sean McFarlane and Lisa Ure who manufactured the neck
tags and worked hard in the background [Binning]
from Timaru - Peter Anderson 1Pl, Dick Bennett 2Pl, Linda Anderson, Jill Bennett [Binning]
from Timaru - Peter Anderson 1Pl, Dick Bennett 2Pl, Linda Anderson, Jill Bennett [Binning]
Dave 2Pl and Marilyn McLeod 2Pl [Binning]
2Pl Dave and Marilyn McLeod [Binning]
Peter Harris 2Pl and Kathy Clarke [Binning]
2Pl Peter Harris and Kathy Clarke [Binning]
Ross Cherry and Dave Condon both mortars [Binning]
Ross Cherry and Dave Condon both mortars [Binning]
Dave mortars and Ann Condon [Binning]
mortars Dave and Ann Condon [Binning]
Tony 1Pl and Phyllis Panirau [Binning]
1Pl Tony and Phyllis Panirau [Binning]
RSM 2/1 RNZIR WO1 James and Vanessa Moohan [Binning]
RSM 2/1 RNZIR WO1 James and Vanessa Moohan [Binning]

2Pl John and Debbie Mullen - Debbie managed
the resources table [Binning]
Robert and John 2Pl Mullen - Robert produced a music CD 'Growing Up in a Strange Land" dedicated to "the men and women who served in the Vietnam war, and their families". [Binning]
Robert and John Mullen - Robert produced a music CD
'Growing Up in a Strange Land" dedicated to "the men and
women who served in Vietnam and their families". [Binning]
Denis 1Pl and Jeanette King [Binning]
1Pl Sgt Denis and Jeanette King [Binning]
Frank 3Pl and Kerry Ryan attended from Perth Australia [Binning]
3Pl Frank and Kerrie Ryan attended from Perth
Australia [Binning]
Dick 2Pl and Jill Bennett [Binning]
2Pl Richard [Dick] and Jill Bennett [Binning]

Nicolas Dromgool and Roy Reddy 3Pl [Binning]
Nicolas Dromgool and Roy Reddy 3Pl [Binning

Lewis 2Pl and Kath Pagan [Binning]
2Pl Lewis and Kath Pagan [Binning]
David Gundersen 1Pl and Ann McKelvie [Binning]
1Pl David Gundersen and Ann McKelvie [Binning]
Keith Coy HQ and Elisabeth Abernethy [Binning]
Coy HQ Keith and Elisabeth Abernethy [Binning]
Ngatoko 2Pl and Gail Kupe [Binning]
2Pl Ngatoko and Gail Kupe [Binning]
Ian 1Pl and Maureen Paipa [Binning]
1Pl Ian and Maureen Paipa [Binning]
William 3Pl and Merie Kenyon [Binning]
3Pl William and Merie Kenyon [Binning]
Wally Joe 3Pl [Binning]
3Pl Wally Joe and Mrs Lynne Preston [Binning]
Terry 1Pl and Marie Lynch [Binning]
1Pl Terry and Marie Lynch [Binning]
Ngatoko Kupe, Dave Hall, and Lewis and Kath Pagan [Binning]
Ngatoko Kupe, Dave Hall, and Lewis and Kath Pagan [Binning
Ian and Maureen Paipa with Neil Ure and Wally Joe [Binning]
Ian and Maureen Paipa with Neil Ure, Wally Joe [Binning]
Barry Coy HQ and Christine Pont [Binning]
Coy HQ Barry and Christine Pont [Binning]
Mark mortars and Fran Binning - Mark was the official photographer for the weekend [Binning]
mortars Mark and Fran Binning - Mark was the official
photographer for the weekend [Binning]
Dave mortars and Beverley Flintoft [Binning]
mortars Dave and Beverley Flintoft [Binning]
top table right - Kathryn Mulcock, John and Marilyn Fisher [Binning]
top table right - Kathryn Mulcock, John and
Marilyn Fisher [Binning]
Burnham Camp padre Tavake Manu, Evan Torrance, Roy Whatarangi [Binning]
Sunday - Burnham Camp padre Tavake Manu,
Evan Torrance, Roy Whatarangi [Binning]
Evan Torrance laying first poppy, bugler WO1 Gary Burt 2Cants [Binning]
Sunday - Evan Torrance laying first poppy,
bugler 2Cants WO1 Gary Burt  [Binning]
Peter Anderson, Denis King, Linda Anderson [Binning]
Sunday - Peter Anderson, Denis King, Linda Anderson [Binning]
Ron and Margaret Lichtwark [Binning]
Sunday - Ron and Margaret Lichtwark [Binning]

 

Lt D Vink ensign Queens Colour [Binning]
Lt D Vink 2/1 RNZIR ensign
Queens Colour [Binning]
the Colours leaving the dining-in [Binning]
Colours Marching Out [Binning]
2Lt J Martin ensign Regimental Colour [Binning]
2Lt J Martin 2/1 RNZIR ensign
Regimental Colour [Binning]

Bill Compton Aslt Pnr - Bill is on the executive of the EVSA [Binning]
Aslt Pnr Bill Compton - Bill was on the
executive of the EVSA [Binning]

Graeme Ryalls 2Pl [Binning]
2Pl Graeme Ryalls photo Tom Cooper [Binning]

Barry Pont Coy HQ - Barry is the RSA welfare officer for Nelson and the West Coast [Binning]
Coy HQ Barry Pont - Barry was the
RSA welfare officer for Nelson

Doug Lewis mortars [Binning]
mortars Doug Lewis [Binning]
Carig Cocker 1Pl - Craig served for some years with the NZ and British armies [Binning]
1Pl Craig Cocker - Craig later served with the British army [Binning]
Stu Cameron mortars [Binning]
mortars Stu Cameron [Binning]
David Hall 2Pl [Binning]
2Pl David Hall [Binning]
Nigel Clifford Coy HQ [Binning]
Coy HQ Nigel Clifford [Binning]
Trevor Philip 2Pl [Binning]
2Pl Trevor Philip [Binning]
John Mullen 2Pl [Binning]
2Pl John Mullen [Binning]
John Nicolle 1Pl [Binning]
1Pl John Nicolle [Binning]
Ben Hona 1Pl [Binning]
1Pl Ben Hona [Binning]
Richard (Doc) Welsh 3Pl [Binning]
3Pl Richard (Doc) Welsh [Binning]
Craig Cocker 1PL and Doug Mackintosh - Doug was parade marshall for the memorial service [Binning]
Craig Cocker and Doug Mackintosh -
Doug was the memorial service parade marshal [Binning]
hollow square for memorial service - mortars on right with 3Pl at rear [Binning]
hollow square for memorial service - mortars
on right with 3Pl at rear [Binning]
hollow square for memorial service - mortars on right with 3Pl at rear [Binning]
hollow square for memorial service -
mortars on right with 3Pl rear
Bruce Young mortars and MFC 2Pl - Bruce was chair of the reunion and responsible for the Saturday activities [Binning]
mortars Bruce Young - Bruce
was the reunion chair responsible for
the Saturday activities [Binning]
Craig Cocker [thought to be youngest at the time] and Doug Mackintosh [oldest] cut the reunion cake [Binning]  Doug was displaying his Scotish heritage....
Craig Cocker [thought to be youngest at the time] and Doug Mackintosh [oldest] cut the reunion cake [Binning].  Doug was displaying
his Scottish heritage....

W3 Company paraded for a memorial service to their Fallen  in South Vietnam, and those veterans who had died since their return to New Zealand.  The venue was the RSA rooms in Papanui Christchurch.  Neil Ure is lowering the flag during the minutes silence [Ewart]
W3 Company paraded at the Papanui RSA Christchurch for a memorial service to their Fallen in South Vietnam, and their veterans
who had died since their return to New Zealand.  Neil Ure is lowering the flag during the minutes silence [Ewart]
Company Headquarters [Ewart]
Company Headquarters [Ewart]
1Pl veterans [Ewart] - Roy Whatarangi next to Bill Blair
1Pl veterans [Ewart] - Roy Whatarangi next to Bill Blair
2Pl veterans [Ewart]
2Pl veterans [Ewart]
3Pl veterans [on right] at corner of hollow square with 2Pl [Ewart]
3Pl veterans [on right] at corner of hollow square with 2Pl [Ewart]
3Pl veterans [Ewart]
3Pl veterans [Ewart]
mortar section [Ewart]
mortar section [Ewart]

programme, and attendance detail at this link

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