Ian Lankester’s funeral

Ian is to be interred at Pinnaroo Cemetery Padbury on Wed 9 Jul commencing at 1100 hrs for a graveside service.

Aplogies for late notice.

Vale: Ian Lankester, Pnrs, 2nd Tour

Email from Stoney Bourke

It is with deep regret that I have to inform you that Ian (Lanky) Lankester lost his battle with cancer and passed away early this morning  at his home.His son John phoned me with the news this morning.

Funeral details as they come to hand

Vale: George Edward King

Received this from Gogo Goggins

Just informing you that 3789297 L/Cpl George Edward KING died on 24th March, 2014. George served with D Coy 7RAR in 1967/ 1968. He carried one of the company radios.

George had been unwell for several years battling bowel cancer.

Vale: Pte A P Norris

I have been advised of the death of 3788633 Pte A P Norris 8 Platoon 1st tour.

It is a very private funeral at his wish so no detail available.



Vale: Denis James

From Facebook via Andy Bellingham

Just had a phone call from Dave Willis, notification of the passing of 218330 Denis James 7RAR second tour and ex 5/7 RAR last Saturday in Wollongong, no funeral details as requested by Jamie R.I.P

Can you help?

From: Helen Fletcher <hfletcher13@bigpond.com>
Subject: Thomas Edward Clarke

My abovenamed friend passed away on 15/12/2002 and I have been unable to find his grave or plaque.
He served in Vietnam Service No 2782802
If any details are available could you please contact.

If you can help please email Helen by clicking on the link above.


Vale: Percy Meredith UPDATE

Sad but expected news.

Percival James Merdith (Mors and Recce 2nd Tour) passed away at 0540 this morning 29 Nov 2013.  He had been in a coma for the last couple of days.

His son Terry is working on having the funeral on Saturday 7 Dec  - more details as they come to hand.


The funeral is to be held at Pinnaroo Lawn Cemetry Chapel at 10:00 hrs Friday 6 Dec 2013
Dress will be coat, tie and medals.

Bob Copeland’s funeral

From Don Cruden

The ceremony to celebrate the life of Robert Bruce COPELAND of Albany will be conducted at Bethany Chapel, 1 Prior Street, Albany on Thursday (7.11.13) commencing at 12.00 midday.  A private cremantion will follow.

Vale: Bob Copeland

Have just been informed that Bob Copeland, B Coy 2nd Tour has succumbed to cancer in Albany WA.  He comes from Kattanning.  Bob was a mate of mine and as I come from Albany we often met when I was over there visiting family.  I will miss him as will all who knew him

RIP Mate

More info as it comes to hand.

Vale: Tony Scott

Bad news from Ian Dunn

 SCOTT, Anthony John

SCOTT. The Funeral Service to Honour and Celebrate the life of Anthony John Scott (Tony) (Scotty) will be held in the Boyd Chapel, Springvale Crematorium on WEDNESDAY (Oct. 9) at 11.45 a. m. In lieu of flowers, donations to Prostate Cancer Research.

Funerals  Published in Herald Sun on 07/10/2013

- See more at: http://tributes.heraldsun.com.au/notice/3198032#sthash.RYbxaZz2.dpuf

Lillian has asked for an indication of how many of our people will attend, in order to assist with catering arrangements.  Please let me know ASAP – if you intend coming.

And please pass on this information to mates who may not have received this e-mail.



Ian Dunn