The Royal New Zealand Artillery
Vietnam Veteran’s Day is Sunday 18 August. This is the Anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan at which our 161 Battery Gunners again proved their worth beyond doubt.
The weekend program in the Auckland area is:
Saturday 17 August
1. Veteran’s Dinner Papakura RSA
a. 1830 for 1900
b. Dress at least jacket and tie with miniatures
c. Cost $55 per person and please bring your wife, partner or a mate.
d. Contact John Deazley phone 0272919747 or Email . . .
Sunday 18 August
2. Memorial Service.
a. 0930 to 1000
b. Manukau Memorial Gardens, Puhinui Road (going to Airport)
3. Refreshments at Manurewa RSA, Maich Rd Maurewa
The program for other areas is:
Ruapeka Marae, just before Fitzgeral Glade heading towards Rotorua. Contact
Danny McCort Ph: 07 345 3643, Email . . .
Bevan Culhane Ph: 07 888 8969, Email . . .
Lindsay Skinner Ph: 04 235 9327, Email . . .
Pat Duggan Ph: 03 339 7233, Email . . .
Wally TeUa Ph: 02102724270, Email . . .
Please make an effort to attend Viet Nam Veteran’s Day in memory of those who have gone before us. Or Ben Cat for Al Don and Jock White, plus our Gunners put on a very worthwhile display.