Welcome to 7RARSA

South Australia’s Porky Seven Website

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Information about the 7th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment Association ( S.A. Branch) Incorporated

This web-site is dedicated to providing information about 7RAR, with the primary focus on South Australia, which fortunately, is now the new home of the current battalion – 7RAR Mechanised. For a far more detailed and comprehensive view of 7RAR – from its inception up to present times – you are strongly urged to have a look at our national web-site at 7rar.asn.au

However, for South Australian-specific information – read on.

COUNTDOWN TO REUNION 2015 – “ANZAC TO ADELAIDE” 

REGISTRATIONS CLOSED ON 30TH MARCHregclosedMANY THANKS TO ALL WHO REGISTERED – SEE YOU AT REUNION 2015 – THE LAST AND THE BEST.

IF YOU MISSED OUT – WE WILL MISS YOU AT THE REUNION.

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Battalion Birthday Invitation

7th Battalion 50th Birthday Events
Invitation to join with Battalion Personnel to mark this historic event
 

On 1 September the Governor General, His Excellency  The Honourable General Sir Peter Cosgrove , AK , MC (Ret’d) will, as part of the Battalion’s 50th Anniversary, consecrate the Memorial Rose Garden, Horseshoe Lines, Edinburgh RAAF Base.

All ex members of 7 RAR, along with their family members, are invited to attend.

Association Members and their families are urged to attend this historical event recognising those who made the supreme sacrifice and the import of the battalion on our lives.

The Rose Garden will be consecrated by means of a poppy presented to each […]

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Defence Health

 

We are extremely pleased to be able to announce a new sponsor – Defence Health.

Defence Health have a broad range of very affordable health cover plans, specifically suited to serving and retired defence force personnel.

Check them out, or come and listen to a short presentation during our upcoming SGM

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John (Jock) McKay

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 John ( Jock) McKay – 4718620
It is with great sadness and regret that we note the passing on Saturday 2nd May 2015 of one of our most respected brothers-in-arms, John (Jock) McKay, Support Company, 1st Tour Vietnam.

After a very long and heroic battle, Jock finally went to his well-earned rest. 

Tentative arrangements are for the funeral service to be conducted at

Harrison Funerals 63 Golden Grove Rd, Ridgehaven

next Friday – 8 May – at 10.30. 

Please check The Advertiser or 7rarsa.asn.au early next week for confirmation and pass this message through your 7RAR network.

Jock’s Battalion mates will be most welcome at the funeral. […]

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Simply submit articles to admin@7rarsa.asn.au .