Pilgrimage to Ipoh 2016: - 08 - 13JUN16

Group Photo at the Ipoh Cenotaph Friday 10JUN16
At the Kamunting Rd Christian Cemetery in Taiping - The gravesite of Pte K V Jones, died 19SEP1959, and at the rear, the gravesites of Pte Potts KIA 24JUN1957, & Pte J Wilson, died accidentally 26JUN1957. Lest We Forget.
At Gods' Little Acre, Batu Gaja L-R Hendrich Hol, Jan Huscha, Brian McGee,Fred Simpson,Jim Simpson, Wendy Horder, Ken McNeill, Ted Bowman, Tony Daniel,Alvin Conacher, Kevin Carter, Russell Watson, Darrell Fragall, Bob McEvoy,Peter Woodrow, Allen Fraser.
At the Ghurka Memorial at Kem Sued Putra, L - R :Fred Simpson NMBVAA QLD President, & Group Captain Wendy Horder, RAAF Military Advisor to Australian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur.

 

Acknowledgement

NMBVAA Inc States gratefully acknowledge the following -

(1) The Office if Australian War Graves (OAWG) for ensuring the gravesites at Kamunting Rd were  presented in excellent condition,

(2) Dr Brendan Nelson of the Australian War Museum (AWM), for his help and assistance  in making the Taiping service a success,

(3) The No 9 Royal Ranger Battallion RMA for their support in providing infrastructure and Flag Marshals, and finally,

(4)  The XRAN Veterans Band, who played magnificantly throughout the whole Pilgrimage.

At the Royal Ipoh Club, L-R.. Jenny & Peter Woodrow (NMBVTAA SA President), Fred Simpson (NMBVAA QLD President), Ken McNeill, Monica Murfet (TAS)

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06.10 | 10:09

Any person who served with 3 SQN RAAF 1969 - 1972 at Williamtown and Butterworth with Mirage aircraft , please contact Bill Farrell 0266832376 or 0418667504

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21.08 | 18:31

and the other planter's name is Barrel J. W. He was also from a plantation in and around Teluk Anson. Thank you.

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21.08 | 18:29

We are trying to locate the graves of two white planters who were killed by CTs in and around Teluk Anson area in 1952. Their names are (1) Nightingale A. F.

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07.05 | 12:21

Do you have any photos you would like to share ?

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