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Fifth Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment Association Official Website - Official website of the 5th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment Association. The Battalion conducted two tours in the Republic of South Vietnam. Also elements of the Battalion have served in East Timor, Rwanda, Iraq, Timor-Leste, Afghanistan and the Solomon Islands, This is an historical and factual account of the Battalion aided by contributions from our many members
https://www.5rar.asn.au/2-5th-newsletter/
2-5th-july-2017-newsletter.pdf -
https://www.5rar.asn.au/5rartoday/5RAR-Museum/RARMuseumRobertsonBarracksDarwin/
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5RAR Museum Robertson Barracks Darwin -
https://www.5rar.asn.au/5rartoday/adjutants-cup/
5RAR Adjutants Cup - The Winners of the Adjutants Cup and the competition details
Adjutants-Cup-competition-structure.pdf -
https://www.5rar.asn.au/5rartoday/
CHARLIE%20COMPANY.pdf -
COs%20Report.pdf -
Farewell of WO1 Dale De Kock of 5RAR - The final parade of RSM de Kock as he inspects the Battalion for the last time.
DELTA%20COMPANY.pdf -
Quintus Rama sleeping at his home at crocodylus Park Darwin - 5RAR's mascot, Quintus Rama's new home at Crocodylus Park Northern Territory
https://www.5rar.asn.au/5rartoday/iraq/
5RAR Iraq - Articles written by 5RAR soldiers of their experiences as part of the multi-National Force in Iraq
Charlie Five - Irag - Article about elements from 5RAR on deployment in Iraq
5RAR Farewells Last APC - 5RAR ends its more than 30 years as a mechanised battalion as it farewells its last APC
APC Leaving Robertson Barracks. Image two - 5RAR's last APC passes through the main gate.
APC Leaving Robertson Barracks. Image four - 5RAR soldiers line the road as the final APC drives by
LOGISTICS%20COMPANY.pdf -
https://www.5rar.asn.au/5rartoday/MTF-2/
5RAR in Afghanistan - A series of articles on the war in Afghanistan faced by 5RAR on the Ground
https://www.5rar.asn.au/5rartoday/MTF2WelcomeHomeParade/
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museum-donations.pdf -
https://www.5rar.asn.au/5rartoday/presentation-NewColours/
Administrator of the Northern Territory Presenting the Regimental Colour to the Ensign -
Colour Party Guards March Off -
Colour Party March Past -
Presentation of New Colours to the 5th Battalion -
New Colours are Readied for Consecration -
New Colours are Recieved -
Old Colours March Past -
Old Colours On Parade -
Old Colours on Parade -
Old Colours Ready to March Off -
Preparing the Colours -
5RAR Colour Party with the New Colours -
Retiring of the Old Colours -
Uncasing the Colours -
Uncasing the New Colours -
QUINTUS RAMA, MASCOT OF THE 5TH BATTALION RAR - Tiger mascot of the 5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment
Quintus Rama sleeping at his home at crocodylus Park Darwin - Quintus, the Tiger mascot of 5RAR
https://www.5rar.asn.au/5rartoday/RARTLBGVFarewellParadeDarwin2008/
CO Farewells the Battalion 2IC, Major Somerville -
CO Farewells WO2 Hicks -
CO Farewells WO2 Wilson -
CO with the Battalion's 'Digger Friendly' Mascot -
5RAR TLBG-V Farewell Parade Darwin 2008 -
Inspecting the Troops -
LTCOL Jake Ellwood, CO 5RAR -
Major Somerville Accepts a Gift of a Sword from the CO -
On Parade -
Parade Inspection -
5RAR Colour Party -
5RAR's Mascot, Corporal Quintus Septimus Sabre -
Remaining Members of 5RAR's Pipes and Drum Band -
The Battalion Marches Off, Led by LTCOL. Ellwood -
The Battalion's Farewell Gift to the CO, LTCOL. Jake Ellwood -
Sth%20Pole.pdf -
SUPPORT%20COMPANY.pdf -
https://www.5rar.asn.au/5rartoday/Warr-Room/
WARR ROOM - Images of the Warr Room at 5RAR's Robertsons Barracks with commemorative plaques of the unit COs and officers of 5RAR killed in Action or died of wounds
https://www.5rar.asn.au/articles/
A Link with the 2/5th Battalion - A machine gun dedicated to Billy Wilson of the 2/5th Battalion and his niece, married to a 5th Battalion Man
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C&S-Ops-5RAR-1966-67.pdf -
5RAR Car Stickers  - A Reason To Have One - article about veterans recognising each other through their unit car stickers
charlestown-rotary-2.pdf -
former-5rar-members-escort-menin-gate.pdf -
GI%20Independant.pdf -
hero-of-vietnam-war-packs-plenty-into-life.pdf -
Indigenous Brothers in Arms - A 5RAR Soldier remenisces about his time serving with Australia's Indigenous soldiers.
Mundine.pdf -
Owen O'Mara's Letters from the Trenches - The last to letter home from an Australian Soldier killed in action during the first world war
Owen O'Mara's last two letter to home from the trenches during the first world war - An Australian Soldier's last to letter to his parents before being killed in WW!
Roy-Mundine-Grafton-Examiner.pdf -
The-Six-Degrees-of-Separation(norm-womal).pdf -
Warburton-Way-2015-02-10-4.pdf -
https://www.5rar.asn.au/assocn/
Aims of the 5RAR Association - Page outlining the aims of the 5RAR Association for the benifit of our members
Nominations For Life membership - Requirements for nomination of life membership of the 5RAR Association
5RAR Association Eligibility Rules - outlines the requirements of membership to join the 5RAR Association
order_form.pdf -
5RAR Memorabilia Page - 5RAR memorabilia page offering a range of products from caps to car stickers
https://www.5rar.asn.au/audio/
Warrant Officer Class 2, Kevin 'Dasher' Wheatley VC... A Tribute - An audio file of a poem about WO2 Kevin 'Dasher' Wheatley VC put to music.
https://www.5rar.asn.au/battle-binh-ba-dinner/
Assault Pioneer group at the dinner -
Assault Pioneers with the CO -
B Company Group -
Bill and Bev O'Mara -
Colour Parties march out after dinner -
Colour Party March In -
D Company group with a couple of 'Ring Ins' from BHQ - the CO and IO -
Enjoying the mateship -
Enjoying the night -
Enjoying the night -
Euthimios and Tas Karasoulos -
Ian and Kerry Hutchison -
40th Anniversay Battle of Binh Ba Commemorative Dinner -
40th Anniversay Battle of Binh Ba Commemorative Dinner -
40th Anniversay Battle of Binh Ba Commemorative Dinner -
John Cullen (far right) -
John Cullen (far right) -
Ken and Dianne Davis -
Members with family enjoying the dinner and mateship -
Moose Dunlop (botton right) -
Moose Dunlop (third from left) -
Moysten and Sharon Hancock -
Mr and Mrs Rob Smith -
Names Please -
Norm and Cindy Ogden -
Pauline Fruenfelder witrh daughter Sharyn -
5 Platoon B Company -
5 Platoon B Company group with the CO -
5RAR Association Banner -
Richard and Megan Watson -
Rowdy and Elaine Hindmarsh -
Stephen and Karen Mackie -
The Growden's -
The Manning's -
The McPhredran's -
The Roe's -
The Ryan's -
The Thompson's -
The Ward's -
The Waring's -
Warren and Terri Shearer -
https://www.5rar.asn.au/battle-binh-ba-service/
Another Tiger -
Another View -
Australian Vietnam Forces National memorial -
Awaiting commencement -
Brigadier Colin Khan DSO delivers the Commemorative Address -
Chief of the Defence Force Arrives -
Colour Party on Parade -
Commander 1st Australian Task Force at the time of the Battle of Binh Ba -
Group Scene -
40th Anniversary of the Battle of Binh Ba -
40th Anniversary of the Battle of Binh Ba -
In Memory of Pte Wayne Teeling -
Lieutenant Colonel Barry Morgan (Ret'd) -
Major General Murray Blake -
Major General Sandy Pearson AO, OBE, MC, DSO. -
Minister for Veterans' Affairs arrives. -
More Tigers -
On Parade -
Prior to the Commencement -
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(Right:) President of the 5RAR Association, Colonel Roger Wainwright -
Rod Lees D Company 5RAR (2nd from camera) -
Taking the Salute -
The Australian Federation Guard -
The Catafalque Party -
'Tigers' -
Tributes -
Tributes about to be laid -
Visitors Gathering -
https://www.5rar.asn.au/book-reviews/
The 33rd Regiment, North Vietnamese Army -
A Duty Done - A History of the Royal Australian Regiment in the Vietnam War 1965-1972
a-vets-remarkable-life.pdf -
Battle Scarred - Book review: 47th battalion 1st A.I.F.
Behold the Stars - The Book: Behold the Stars.
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Book Reviews - Australian Military Books reviewed
Can Do Easy - A book telling the story of Australian Navy's Clearence Diving Team 3 Which served in the Vietnam War
Contact Wait Out - A book written by Bruce Ravenscroft based on his diary he kept when he was a soldier with 7 RAR during the Vietnam War
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Book: Jellybeans in the Jungle - Australian national serviceman's tour during the Vietnam War
Stan Bisset - Kokoda Wallaby - Recently published book about Stan Bisset an International Australian Rugby representitive and Kokoda Trail Hero
Not a Hero in Sight - Book review: Not A Hero In Sight
Nambucca Anzacs - Servu=cemen and women of the Nambucca District in the First World War and beyond
The Poet From Hell -
Doorway in the Storm - The Book: Rounds Complete
Strength, Labour and Sorrow -
Three of a Kind -
The Year of The Tigers - A Pictorial history of the 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment's second tour in South Vietnam 1969-70
Book: Vietnam Task - Details the Australian 5th Battalion's Restoring government control of Phuoc Tuy Provincxe during the Vietnam War
When This Thing Happened - A book about Joe Stawyskyi who served with 5RAR during its 2nd tour during the vietnam war and became one of its worst casualties.
https://www.5rar.asn.au/co-5rar/
The Commanding Officers' Tiger - Crystal mounted tiger honouring the commanding officers of 5RAR past and present
LT COL Travis Gordon, CO 5RAR - Biography of Travis Gordon, Commanding Officer of 5RAR,
Biography of Colonel Peter Henry Griffith Oxley OBE, mid - outlines the military biography of Colonel Oxley, the first commanding officer of 5RAR
LTCOL Brendan Shields MBE CO of 5RAR - The Biography of LTCOL Brendan Shields MBE Commanding Officer of 5RAR, 30 March ~ Current
5RAR Association's Contents Page - Official website of the 5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment Association. The Battalion conducted two tours in the Republic of South Vietnam. Also have served in East Timor, Rwanda, Iraq, Timor-Leste, Afghanistan and the Solomon Islands. This is an historical and factual account of the Battalion aided by contributions from our many members
5RAR Association Copyright Details - 5RAR Association Copyright Details
https://www.5rar.asn.au/documents/
Glossary of Military Dispositions,Descriptions and Abbreviations - A Glossary of unit descriptions and abbreviations used by the Australian army during the Vietnam War
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Horesemen.pdf -
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Nui Dat and Vung Tau  Revisited - A 5RAR Vietnam Veteran Returns to Nui Dat
https://www.5rar.asn.au/gallery/
The Horseshoe, Phuoc Tuy Province - American road convoy approaching the Horseshoe
https://www.5rar.asn.au/half-circle/
half_circle-dec2017.pdf -
half_circle-sep2016-Special-Edition-Jack%20Bradd.pdf -
https://www.5rar.asn.au/history/
5-Bn-AIF-nominal-roll.pdf -
5RAR-Inauguration-Booklet.pdf -
Military Medal to Pte Peter Fraser - Citation of the military Medal to Pte Peter Fraser
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to Pte Lawrence Lewis - Military awards to Pte Lawrence Lewis
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Ode of Remembrance Poem - Written by English poet Laurence Binyon, overwhelmed by the carnage of the First World War, penned one of the most moving tributes to our war dead
WO2 R. G. Armitage, RSM 5RAR. February 1979 - July 1970 - Biography of WO2 R. G. Armitage
WO1 Greg Burns, RSM 5RAR, Dec 2006 - Dec 2007 - Biography of WO1 Greg Burns, RSM 5RAR, Dec 2006 - Dec 2007
WO2 R. R. burns, RSM 5RAR. October 1967 - January 1968 - Biography of WO2 R. R. Burns
WO1 Dale de Kock, RSM 5RAR Jan 2011 -Mar 2014 - Biography of WO1 Dale de Kock, RSM 5RAR, Jan2011 - Mar 2014
WO1 L. T. Foale, RSM 5RAR. January 1966 -October 1967 - Biography of WO1 L. T. Foale
WO1 Glynn-Armstrong, RSM 5RAR March 1965 - January 1966 - Biography of WO1 F. J. Glynn-Armstrong
WO1 Craig Howe, RSM 5RAR, Jan 2008 - Jan 2011 - Biography of WO1 Craig Howe, RSM 5RAR, Jn 2008 - Jan 2011
WO1 J. McFadzean, RSM 5RAR, May 1971 - December 1973 - Biography of WO1 J. McFadzean
WO1 Sean Ransome, RSM 5RAR Jan 2014 - Current - Biography of WO1 S. Ransome, RSM 5RAR, January 2017 - Current
WO1 Rod Rootham, RSM 5RAR Jan 2014 - Current - Biography of WO1 R. Rootham, RSM 5RAR, Jan2014 - Current
WO1 Cyril Vagg, RSM 5RAR, Jan 1968 - Feb 1970 - Biography of WO1 Cyril Vagg, RSM 5RAR, Jan 2008 - Jan 2011
WO1 R. G. Wormald, RSM 5RAR. July 1970 - May 1971 - Biography of WO1 R. C. Wormald
https://www.5rar.asn.au/honour_roll/
5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment Roll of Honour - The names of soldiers of 5RAR who were Killed in Action or Died of Wounds
Private David J. Banfield Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Banfield
Major Donald Bourne 5RAR Killed in Action - Details surrounding the death of Major Bourne
Lt. John Carruthers 5RAR Died of Wounds - Details surrounding the death of Lt. John Carruthers
Pte. Nickola Cassano 5RAR Killed in Action - Details surrounding the death of Pte. Cassano
Private Donald M. Clark Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Clark
Private Donald Conners Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Conners
Corporal Brendan F. Coupe - The details surrounding the death of Corporal
Private Gordon H. D'Antoine Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private D'Antoine
Private Andrew Drummond Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Drummond
Private Leslie T. Farren Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Farren
Corporal George G. Gilbert Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Corporal Gilbert
Lance Corporal Bruce G. Green Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Lance Corporal Green
Private Peter J. Jackson Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Jackson
Corporal John J. Kennedy Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Corporal Kennedy
Private Raymond J. Kennedy Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Kennedy R. J.
Lieutenant Errol J. Lee Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Lieutenant Lee
Private Matthew P. Linton Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Linton
Private Richard E. Lloyd Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Banfield
Private Robert J. Lubcke Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Lubcke
Private James C. McMillan Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private McMillan
Captain Robert Milligan Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Captain Milligan
Major Malcolm McQualter Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Majr McQualter
Private Hans L. Muller Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Muller
Private Erald H. Nilsen Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Nilsen
Private Errol W. Noack Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Noack
Private Leslie J. Pettit Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Pettit
Private Geoffrey A. Pike Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Pike
Private Michael D. Poole Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Poole
Private Noel A. Pracy Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Pracy
Private Alexander Remeljej Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Remeljej
Lieutenant. Kerry P. Rinkin Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Lieutenant. Kerry Rinkin
Private. Richard W. Sandow Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Sandow
Private. Baron F. Smith Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Smith
Sergeant. Bernard L. Smith Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Sergeant Bernard Smith
Lance Corporal. Paul L. Smith Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Corporal Paul Smith
Paul C. Sullivan Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Sullivan
Corporal. Henry E. Suttor Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Corporal Suttor
Private John. R. Sweetnam Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Sweetnam
Private Wayne E. Teeling Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Teeling
Private. Barry J. Thompson Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Thompson
Lance Corporal Marinko Tomas Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Corporal Tomas
Private Timothy C. Turner Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Turner
Second Lieutenant. Brian G. Walker Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Second Lieutenant. Brian Walker
Private Graham F. A. Warburton Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Warburton
Private Anthony E. Waring Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Waring
Private Bryan P. Watson Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Watson
Private James C. Webster Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Webster
Private James M. T. White Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private White
Lance Corporal. Michael P. White Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Corporal. White
Corporal. Norman J. Womal Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Corporal. Womal
https://www.5rar.asn.au/kiamonth/
Killed in Action or Died of Wounds in the month of December - Commemorates those 5RAR soldiers Killed in action or died of wounds in the month of December
https://www.5rar.asn.au/life-membership/
Inaugural Life Membership of the 5RAR Association to Brian Budden - Inaugural life membership of the 5RAR Association bestowed to Brian Budden
Inaugural Life Membership of the 5RAR Association to Geoff Pearson - Citation of Life Membership of the 5RAR Association to Geoff Pearson
2015 Life Membership award to Colonel Roger Wainwright (Retd) - 5RAR Association 2017 Life Membership Awarded to Colonel Roger Wainwright (Retd)
2011 Life Membership of the 5RAR Association to Ron Hamlyn - Life Membership of the 5RAR Association to Ron Hamlyn
Ted Harrison 2013 Life Membership, 5RAR Association - Edmund 'Ted' Harrison, 2013 Life Membership award, 5RAR Association
https://www.5rar.asn.au/misc/
Bio-Peter-Isaacs.pdf -
Colours.pdf -
DVD of the Battalion's first tour - Order form for the purchase of the Doc's Movie
5RAR Sergeant's Mess Vietnam Honour Board 1st Tour - a Photograph of the names of the Senior Non Commissioned officers who served with the 5th Battalion during its first tour in Vietnam
https://www.5rar.asn.au/misc/NationalVietnamVeteransMuseum/
National Vietnam Veterans' Museum -
National Vietnam Veterans' Museum -
Museum Floor Display -
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National Vietnam Veterans' Museum -
5RAR Display Area in the Musem -
5RAR's Display area in the museum -
5RAR's Display area in the museum -
5RAR's Display area in the museum -
5RAR's Display area in the museum -
 Order Form: To Order a Copy of the Doc's Movie - The form to oder a copy of the Doc's Movie
Placemats.pdf -
https://www.5rar.asn.au/narrative/
'Digging' For The Meaning - An article on what it is to be Australian
The 'Doc's' Movie Goes to School - Earlier this year "The Doc’s Movie" was used to support a Year 12 History class in Western Australia. The following, in the words of their teacher, is a summary as to how it came about and also how it has developed.
A tiger's long trip to Hanoi - A story about 5RAR's armourer returning to Vietnam
Hanoi revisited - A story about 5RAR's armourer returning to Vietnam for a second time
Our Mate Mick - Humourous articles about Mick, a Vietnam Veteran who served with 5RAR
Mick at the races - humourous stories about Mick, a Vietnam veteran who served with 5rar
Mick's Viet Cong Chooks - humourous stories about Mick, a Vietnam veteran who served with 5rar
Mick's Cricketing Days - humourous stories about Mick, a Vietnam veteran who served with 5rar
Mick's Communist Dog - humourous stories about Mick, a Vietnam veteran who served with 5rar
Mick and the Mozzies - humourous stories about Mick, a Vietnam veteran who served with 5rar
Mick's Trackeroo - humourous stories about Mick, a Vietnam veteran who served with 5rar
Mick and a Couple of Big Whoppers - humourous stories about Mick, a Vietnam veteran who served with 5rar
Mick Acres of Woes - humourous stories about Mick, a Vietnam veteran who served with 5rar
return.pdf -
Dog Tag Recovery - Trevor Magrath recounts the story of the recovery of his missing dog tag in the jungle of South Vietnam after nearly 40 years
https://www.5rar.asn.au/patron/
Brigadier Jake Ellwood DSC, Patron 5RAR Association - Biography of Brigadier Jake Ellwood DFC Patron 5RAR Association
Brigadier Colin Khan DSO AM (Retd), Patron 5RAR Association - Biography of Colin Khan Patron of the 5RAR Association
https://www.5rar.asn.au/poems/
AMBUSH 6th June 1966 - An Australian Ambush Vietnam War
And Then - a Veteran's feelings toward the protesters and their behaviour toward the returning soldiers
Another Day in the Valley - Poem about an Australian fighting patrol in the tangi Valley Afghanistan
Memories of ANZACS - A poem reflecting on what it is to be as an Anzac soldier
Ap An Nhut 14 February 1967 - A poem about an Australian Soldier's witnesses the deaths of three soldiers from a mine incident during the Vietnam War
A TRACK NUI THI VAI - OCTOBER 1966 - A poem about 5RAR soldier's apprehension as he steps into a possible VC ambush
Aussie- Aussie- Aussie - A Poem in the Aussie Vernacular
B52s 1967 - An Australian Soldier's observations on a B52 airstrike during the Vietnam War
Battle of Long Tan - A poem about the battle of Long Tan fought by D Company 6RAR in defeating a VC Regiment
No More the Sweet Bell Tone - A poem about a Mother's fears for her son in the Vietnam War
Spit Polished Boots - A poem about a humourous look back to the days when an Australian soldier had to polish almost everything
Nui Dat ... The home of the The Bull 'n' Bar Boozer - A poem when D Company 5RAR occupied Nui Dat Hill long before it was named 'SAS Hill'.
Carnival is Over - A Poem about the Long Hai hills incident involving B Company 5RAR
Fair Dinkum Mate - A poem using the Aussie vernacular
Land of the Dragon - Poetry Saluting Australians of the Vietnam War
For Frank - A poem about Frank Topp killed at the Battle of Long Tan by a Mate who went to school with him
Why? - A veteran struggles with his demons caused by the Vietnam War
A Man Amongst Men - Poem dedicated to Ivor "Blue" Hodgkinson 2IC 5RAR
Infantry Bouquets - A poem of thanks to all corps who support the Australian Infantry in war time
I Take Him! - A Poem about a wounded soldier and a deal struck with the Devil
Korea - do you remember? - A poem about the australians who fought in the Korean War
Lads - A patriotic Australian Soldier trying to get his head around the lack of support from home
Our Golden Lanyard - An Australian 5RAR veteran recalls his pride in the battalion that he served with in Vietnam
Long Hais, 21 Fberuary 1967 - An Australian Soldier's witnesses the APC mine incident in the Long Hais in February 1967 during the Vietnam War
"Mates" - An Australian veteran scribed a poem about "mateship" in the Australian Army
Missing from Action - Long Tan 18 August 1966 - A poem about a Mate who went to school with Frank Topp KIA at the Battle of Long Tan
Roy 'Zeke' Mundine - Poem about a legendary 5RAR soldier, Roy Mundine
My Favourite Things - A poem penned by an Australian medical doctor in November 1966 during the Vietnam War.
Nasho, Vietnam ... And After - A poem about 2 years of national service during the Vietnam War
Not a Real War - A poem about the death of John Sweetnam of 5RAR during the Vietnam War
Nui Dat, May 1966 - An Australian Soldier's thoughts on day one of 5RAR's first tour in the Republic of South Vietnam
Sgt R. L. Orchard - Poem about a 5RAR warrior Sergeant Ray Orchard
Our Brother in Vietnam Poem - A poem about an Australian medic serving with 5RAR during the Vietnam war
Passing Time - A poem about the legacy left on the passing of Australian War Veterans
Crossfire - The book: 'Crossfire' was a best seller a mate who knew the author penned a poem about him.
Poetry of War by 5RAR Veterans - Poetry written by 5RAR veterans who served during the Vietnam War and veterans of Afghanistan, Iraq and Timor-Leste
The Saddest Day of All - A poem about a returning veteran from the Vietnam War and the protest his battalion received on their return home.
Red Ants - A Digger's humourous relationship with the Vietnamese Red Ant.
Red Line - Boom and zoom - A poem about military cameraman
A Regimental Reverie - A poem dedicated to the Australian Vietnam veteran infantry soldier
Do You Remember? - A Poem about a tragic mine incident involving the soldiers of B Company and the heroism displayed by the battalion's RMO, 'Doc White.'
Echoes of Remembrance - To the memory of those 5RAR soldiers who died during the Vietnam War, and to all those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Why The Rough Men Go - A Poem about one Australian soldier's reason to serve his country
Where the Rubber Grows - Poem about the Battle of Long Tan
The Saga of Nui Dat - A humourous poem about D Company 5RAR upon Nui Dat Hill penned by the battalion's padre Father John Williams.
Shadow - a soldier's dog senses his master's death and disappears
The Slouch Hat - A poem about the Australian Soldier's iconic slouch hat.
A Soldier's Self-Epitaph - A Poem about a soldier's thoughts on he would be though of if he was killed in action
Song of Australia's Infantry - A poem about the character of the Australian Infantry soldier
Stretcher Bearers - A poem praising the bravery of the 5RAR stretcher bearers during the Vietnam war.
The Infanteer - A poem of the deeds of the brave Australian infantrymen of World War Two
THE SOLDIER AND HIS DOG - A poem, and true story about Marinko 'Tich' Tomas' dog 'Shadow' weird behaviour after the death of Tich.
Birthday for the Tiger - A poem about the soldiers of the 5th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment
Tigers' in the Sky - A poem about our dead during the 5th battalion's first tour.
We the Unlucky - An angry Australian Vietnam veteran's feelings about the war.
Unpopular at Home - An Australian soldier's response to the negative Australian public.
A Veteran's Wishes - A poem about the consequences of PTSD
Vietnam War - A poem about the consequences one Australian soldier is dealing with as a result of the Vietnam War
Vietnam - A poem of the Vietnam war envisioned by a modern Australian Soldier
The Song - Warburton Mountain - Video, tune and lyrics to the song, 'Warburton Mountain'. The Nui Dinh hills west of Nui Dat were known as Warburton Mountain
Warrior's Sunset - A poem from an old Australian Vietnam Veteran who reflects back over his years of service.
We Were Only 20 - Poem of the experiences by an Australian soldier of the Vietnam War.
https://www.5rar.asn.au/retreats/
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meetheena-2014.pdf -
Murraguldie-Flyer7.pdf -
ramon-%20deed-veterans-retreat-flyer.pdf -
Tas%20Bush%20Retreat%20pamphlet%202pdf.pdf -
vietnam-vets-retreats.pdf -
https://www.5rar.asn.au/reunion/
11th-Nashos-Intake-50th-Anniversary.pdf -
2018 CELEBRATION OF BATTALION -
69-70-2-pl-reunion.pdf -
B-Company-Reunion-1st-Tour.pdf -
c-coy-2016.htm -
Wreath Laying AWM -
C Company Reunion 2016 - drinks - C Company Veterans enjoying mateship
C Company Reunion 2016 - awards - Don Harrod receiving his well earned reward
C Company Reunion 2016 - Speech - CO giving a speech at the reunion dinner
C Company Reunion 2016 - CO, Colin Khan - CO Colin Khan
C Company Reunion 2016 - Speech - Some of the men of C Company
Currumbin-2013.pdf -
https://www.5rar.asn.au/soldiers/
5RAR Advance Party 2nd Tour - Recounts the experience of flying from Australia to Nui Dat and the worries encountered
Thoughts of a Digger - A veteran's article about his service and the uncaring government.
My thoughts on arrival in Vietnam - A 5RAR soldier's impressions on arrival in South Vietnam 1969
AWOL... An Adventure in Vietnam - an article about a group of 5rar soldiers training local Vietnamese to defend themselves
Blondes, Bombs and Bunkers - Australian soldiers spotting a blonde enemy and then with the help of the USAF and RAAF destroy a VC bunker system
A Blonde VC? - The sighting of a fair skinned man with some Vietnamese VC.
Bullets and Bootlaces - An article about an Australian Vietnam Veteran's Flash Back more that 30 years after the war.
Nui Thi Vai Mountain - An article about an Australian soldier's experience during Operation Queanbeyan in the Nui Thi Vai Mountains
Train Windows, Books & Parting Crimson Curtains - An article about a 5RAR Veteran's defining time during the Vietnam War
The Tiger Strikes! - An article about a 5RAR veteran's involvement in an ambush and the loss of a mate.
On... 'The Gun' - An article about the difficulties faced by an Australian soldier on night gun sentry during the Vietnam War
Technicolour Death - Australian soldier's experience about mines in the Vietnam War
Pioneers Move Up! - An article about Assault Pioneers from 5RAR struggling with enemy soldiers hidden in caves during Operation Queanbeyan on the Nui Thi Vai mountains 1966
"The J" - An article about the jungle environment faced by the Australian soldiers of 5RAR
Caution! He is bravest who does not fire - Friendly fire and bumping into your own forces during the Vietnam War
Get Up Get Over Get Out. Boot camp and corps training '60s style (1 of 3) - An article about an Australian soldier's experience during his basic and infantry corps training prior to his
The Changes - An article about the fundamental changes in army barrack-room like between the Australian soldier of the 60's and 70's and those of today.
A night ambush in the village of Dat Do - An article about an Australian ambush in the village of Dat Do during the Vietnam War
5RAR on operations in South Vietnam 69-70 - An article about a day on operations for the soldiers of 5RAR
Assaulting a bunker system - An article about soldiers of 5RAR assaulting a Viet Cong Bunker System During the Vietnam War
Three-Way Ambush - An article about the Australian soldier's strategy in ambushing during the Vietnam War
Rules of Engagement - An article about a day in the lif of a 5RAR soldier on patrol during the Vietnam War
Searching & clearing the caves Nui Thi Vai Mountains - An article about 5RAR soldiers searching and clearing the caves of Viet Cong soldiers on the Nui Thi Vai mountains during the Vietnam War
Close Leashed Page 1 of 2 - Soldiers of 5RAR dealing with the civilian population of Phuoc Tuy Province during the vietnam war.
The Kidnapping of Col Joy - 5RAR soldiers kidnap Col Joy during a concert at nui dat
My Dairy - The Ambushes of February 1970 - A 5RAR soldier recounts the ambushes he was involved in against the VC during the Vietnam War
Forward Air Control (FAC) Mission - Roger Lambert of 5RAR accompanys a USAF pilot flying a Cessna O-2 on a Forward Air Control mission during the Vietnam War
'Nashos, 'Reos' and 'Regs' - An article about National servicemen and regular army merging together as one during the Vietnam War
I was a 'Baby Boomer' - An article about a boy growing up and joining the Australian Army and serving in the Republic of
National Servicemen, Before, During and After the Vietnam War - A Soldier's view on National Servicemen during the Vietnam War
Home Coming 21 January 1970 (Page 1) - Page one of four about an Australian soldier returns Home from Vietnam with unexpected results
Land Clearance Operations - 5RAR was involved with American Land Clearing Teams to deny the VC jungle cover
A Letter to Queen Elizabeth 11 - The queen's portrait is mistaken for an Australian officer's wife during the Vietnam War
An Open Letter from a Lucky Digger - An article about one veteran's view on his military life in the Australian Army.
The Wounding of Trevor Lynch - My Memories - An Australian Medic's experiences in treating the wounded during the Vietnam War.
"Magpie 31"Page 1 of 3 - Page 1: Platoon Commander Roger Lambert of 5RAR recounts the time when he called for the assistance of 2 Squadron's RAAF Canberra Bomber during a contact in the jungle in South Vietnam
Magpie 31 - Part 2 - 5RAR's 9 Platoon Commander Roger Lambert finally meets with the Canberra Bomber pilot who dropped 750 Lb bombs near his platoon
Mateship - A 5RAR soldier's "Mate" he has never forgotten.
My Vietnam Experience - An Australian soldier confronts his war-caused problems after the Vietnam War
Life For A Nasho - David Byran of 5RAR remembers his mate Leslie Farren of 5RAR killed in action Vietnam War
Pick 'Em Up! - An Australian soldier reminiscences about his time in the army
5RAR Reconnaisannce Platoon Christmas 1966 - Members of 5RAR Recce Platoon spending Christmas Day 1966 with ARVN soldiers and their families
Fighting to Keep the Sand out of my Beer - The difference in conditions between the infantryman at the sharp end and soldiers at the rear echelon
A midnight yarn with 'Smithy' - An article about a 5RAR veteran's remembrance of a good mate killed by friendly fire during the Vietnam War
Once We Were Soldiers - Australian soldiers of 5RAR tell their stories of the Vietnam War
The Other Man - An Australian soldier's experience with death in combat
From the Memoirs of "The Reo" My First Ambush - A 5RAR Reinforcement's first ambush
Dear Mom and Dad - An article about an Australian soldier form 5RAR and the events he witnessed and the changes he experienced upon his return
HMAS Sydney 1966 - A 5rar digger's story of his trip to the Vietnam War aboard the HMAS Sydney
Training in Australia - Historical background of the Jungle Training Centre situated at Canungra Queensland and the role it played in training 5RAR soldiers for the Vietnam War
The Day the Sun Went Out - When members of A Company 5RAR travelling in trucks hit enemy mines
Letter to Uncle John - A letter from an Australian Vietnam veteran to an uncle of World War 2
Final Days of the Second Tour - The last operation carried out by 5RAR in the Vietnam War
Remembering Corporal Norman J. Womal MID - Neville Case, a mate who grew up with Norman Womal and joined the army with him, recounts the day he was killed in action
Working in the Middle--Life in Company HQ - The experiences of an Australian radio operator during the Vietnam War
https://www.5rar.asn.au/tales/
Sapper Attacks Headquarters - A story about an Australian military engineer who is still green behind the ears when he is attached to A Company 5RAR during the Vietnam War
Tales From The Tiger - Humourus stories from 5RAR soldiers in combat during the Vietnam War
https://www.5rar.asn.au/tributes/
A tribute to Ross Martin Tobin - A tribute to a 12 platoon D Company 5RAR soldier, Ross Tobin
https://www.5rar.asn.au/vale/
eulogy-bradd-j.pdf -
eulogy-david-shiels.pdf -
eulogy-john-dean-butcher.pdf -
eulogy-lennon.pdf -
eulogy-Matysiak.pdf -
eulogy-moon-e.pdf -
eulogy-moon-e-2.pdf -
eulogy-perriman.pdf -
eulogy-Reg-Smith-Scout.pdf -
eulogy-reid-j.pdf -
eulogy-rowles-l.pdf -
eulogy-smith-mk.pdf -
eulogy-stawyskyj.pdf -
eulogy-towner.pdf -
eulogy-turner-peter.pdf -
euogy-bunting-p.pdf -
geoff_levey_1.pdf -
geoff_levey_5.pdf -
5RAR Association Vale Page - Members of the 5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment who have passed away after their return from active service Vietnam
5RAR Association Vale Page A - H - Members of the Battalion from A - H that have passed on since returning from the Vietnam War
5RAR Association Vale Page I - P - Members of the Battalion from I - P that have passed on since returning from the Vietnam War
5RAR Association Vale Page Q - Z - Members of the Battalion from Q - Z that have passed on since returning from the Vietnam War
https://www.5rar.asn.au/video/
Andy Mattay -
The Man They Called 'The Anzac' - A song about Australian Soldiers of the first world war
Can you hear Australia's heroes marching. -
Poster Girl -
Before that bloody war - A song by Evan Jones who served with the battalion in 1969
Corporal Leslie 'Bull' Allen, 2/5th Australian Infantry Battalion - video documentary of Leslie 'Bull' Allen, stretcher bearer, 2/5th Infantry Battalion, who carried 12 wounded American soldiers out of the fierce fighting on Mt Tambu during the 2nd World War
The Dust of Uruzgan - A song by fred Smith about the death of Pte Ben Ranaudo of 1RAR
Explanation -
Your Son In Vietnam - A song by Evan Jones who served with the battalion in 1969
TASK FORCE FOR VIETNAM - 5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment's farewell parade through the streets of Sydney and C Company soldiers with family and friends prior to boarding HMAS Sydney, May 1966
The Fighting Fifth - video of the 5th Battalion the Royal Australian Regiment's return to Australia after a year serving in the Vietnam War and the parade through the streets of Sydney
5RAR Association Video Library - video clips of military life

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