104 Sig Sqn Gold Coast Reunion 2011


104 Sig Sqn Reunion 2011 Badge

   Click  Reunion Welcome Note and Attendees (PDF)

Click Memorial Service Order of Service by John Bertini (PDF)

 Click  Memorial Service Address by Col Peter Diddams (Retd) (PDF)

  Click  Memorial Service Program - Pages 1 and 4  (PDF)

 Click  Memorial Service Program - Pages 2 and 3  (PDF)

Click Reunion YouTube Video by Garry Swalling (Video)

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3 Nov 2011 - F Troop Pre Reunion Training Session

 
F Troop Pre Reunion Training Photo 2011-299
F Troop Pre Reunion Training Session at the Greenmount Beach Life Saving Club.    Photo supplied by Nick Quigley 
 
F Troop Training Photo 2011-300   F Troop Pre Reunion Training
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
F Troop Training Photo 2011-301   L-R - Irene Jonas, Doreen Beeston, Adrienne Clohesy, Dianne Barlow, Sue Donohue and Sharon Menagh.
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
F Troop Training Photo 2011-302    L-R Peter Emmanuel, Judy Emmanuel, ?, Rosie Thorne, Dinga Bell and ?.   Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
F Troop Training Photo 2011-303   L-R  Geoff Morgan, Peter Menagh (Rear), Ken Cox, Geoff Jonas and Bluey Fergusson.
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
F Troop Training Photo 2011-304   L-R  Geoff Morgan and Peter Menagh.
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
F Troop Training Photo 2011-305   L-R  Bluey Fergusson, Geoff Jonas (Rear) and Jan Fergusson.   Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
F Troop Training Photo 2011-306   L-R  Rod Barlow, Peter Liddle, Dick Christiansen and Gordon Taylor.   Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
F Troop Training Photo 2011-307   L-R  Adrienne Clohesy, Phil Clohesy, Dianne Barlow and Rod Barlow.  Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
F Troop Training Photo 2011-308   L-R  Peter Diddams, Andrew Goldworthy (Front), ?, Ross Strickland, ?, John Hill and Les Angell.
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
F Troop Training Photo 2011-309   L-R  ?, Jo Duncan, Brian Duncan, Bob Lowick, Sue Lowick, Bob Shearing (Back to Camera), Margaret Goodchap and George Goodchap.    Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
F Troop Training Photo 2011-310   L-R Bob Lowick, Sue Lowick, Margaret Goodchap, George Goodchap, Bob Shearing, ?, Jo Duncan and Brian Duncan.
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
F Troop Training Photo 2011-311    L-R David Murphy, Dinga Bell and Peter Diddams.    Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
F Troop Training Photo 2011-312   L-R GP (George) Donohue, Peter Emmanuel and Peter Liddle.   Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
F Troop Training Photo 2011-313   L-R  Suitcase Koosache, Jan Thorne, Colleen Hare, Bluey Fergusson (Back to Camera), Rosie Thorne and Diane Koosache.    Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
F Troop Training Photo 2011-314    L-R  Diane Koosache, Bluey Fergusson, Suitcase Koosache, Rosie Thorne (Back to Camera), Jan Thorne and Colleen Hare.   Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
F Troop Training Photo 2011-315    L-R  Phil Clohesy, Gordon Sanderson and David Tiernan.    Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 

4 Nov 2011 -  Registration and Reunion Meet 'n' Greet

 
ANZAC Room Photo 2011-400   Catching up in the ANZAC Room on Friday.  One of the three "Signals in Vietnam" paintings used as lucky door prizes on display.   Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
ANZAC Room Photo 2011-401   L-R  Major Brendan Mutch and Lt Col Ian Godden (Retd).  Brendan is the current OC, 104 Sig Sqn and Ian was the first
OC, 104 Sig Sqn.   104 Sig Sqn - 45 years still serving the Nation!
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Meet and Greet Photo 2011-402   Trying to get a drink at the Meet and Greet!
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Meet and Greet Photo 2011-403   Meet and Greet.
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Meet and Greet Photo 2011-404   L-R  ?, Trevor and Hilary Hopper.
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Meet and Greet Photo 2011-405  Meet and Greet.
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Meet and Greet Photo 2011-406   Meet and Greet.
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Meet and Greet Photo 2011-407   Allan "Lurch" Adams manning the SVVA Qld Merchandising Shop at the Meet and Greet.
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
ANZAC Room Photo 2011-408   L-R  Rosie and Jan Thorne, John Bertini.   Committee members manning the reunion registration in the ANZAC Room.  Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Meet and greet Photo 2011-409   Meet and Greet in Visions.
Photo supplied by Ian Granland
 
Meet and Greet Photo 2011-410   Meet and Greet.
Photo supplied by Ian Granland
 
Meet and Greet Photo 2011-411   David "Buddah" Calderwood.
Photo supplied by Ian Granland
 
Meet and Greet Photo 2011-412   Denis "Rabbit" Hare doing the welcome for the reunion committee.   Photo supplied by Ian Granland
 
Meet and Greet Photo 2011-413   L-R Yvonne and Don "Uncle Don" Sutherland from the eunion committee.   Photo supplied by Ian Granland
 
Meet and Greet Photo 2011-414   Geoff Staunton.
Photo supplied by Ian Granland
 
Meet and Greet Photo 2011-415   Ian "Gomer" Haycock.
Photo supplied by Ian Granland
 
Meet and Greet Photo 2011-416   Greg Brady.
Photo supplied by Ian Granland
 
Meet and Greet Photo 2011-417   L-R  Geoff Gunthorpe, Bob Saunders and ?
Photo supplied by Ian Granland
 
Meet and Greet Photo 2011-418    L-R  George Venables and Ian Godden.
Photo supplied by Ian Granland
   
Meet and Greet Photo 2011-419   Ken Neilson.  Ken came all the way from Canada to attend the reunion.   Photo supplied by Ian Granland
   
Meet and Greet Photo 2011-420   L-R  David Tiernan and Major Brendan Mutch.
Photo supplied by Ian Granland
   
Meet and Greet Photo 2011-421   L-R  Mick French and Kerry Doran.
Photo supplied by Ian Granland
   
Meet and Greet Photo 2011-422   L-R  Mick Imlach and Bob "Snow" Fuller.
Photo supplied by Ian Granland
   
Meet and Greet Photo 2011-423   Wayne Linwood.
Photo supplied by Ian Granland
 
Reunion Meet and Greet Photo 2011-424   L-R Denis Hare and Brendan Mutch
Photo supplied by 
 
Reunion Meet and Greet Photo 2011-425   L-R Col Baker, Bob Shearing, Ian Venning, Col Hegarty and Mick Beeston.   Photo supplied by 
 
Reunion Meet and Greet Photo 2011-426  L-R Mick Beeston, David Murphy (Front), Peter Diddams, Jeff Fewson, Robroy MacGregor(Front) and Ian Venning.
Photo supplied by 
 
Reunion Meet and Greet Photo 2011-427   L-R  Ken Winsor, Trevor Hopper and Peter Diddams.
Photo supplied by 
 

5 Nov 2011 - Reunion Dinner

 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-500   Don Sutherland (Reunion Committee) warming up the dinner crowd with a little bit of corp history.
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-501   Reunion Committee and OC, 104 Sig Sqn  L-R -  Major Brendan Mutch, Peter "Rosie" Thorne, Colleen Hare, Jan Thorne, Yvonne Sutherland, John Bertini and Don "Uncle Don" Sutherland.   Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-502   Dinner crowd.  Well done 104 Sig Sqn, Family  and Friends.   Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-503   Major Brendan Mutch, OC, 104 Sig Sqn.
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-504   Major Brendan Mutch, OC, 104 Sig Sqn.
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-505   Major Brendan Mutch, OC, 104 Sig Sqn.
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-506   L-R  Major Brendan Mutch (OC, 104 Sig Sqn) and Lt Col Ian Godden (Retd) (1st OC, 104 Sig Sqn).  Bridging 45 years of unit history!   Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-507   Dinner crowd - Up the old red rooster!
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-508   Lt Col Ian Godden (Retd), 1st OC, 104 Sig Sqn).
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-509   Lt Col Ian Godden (Retd), 1st OC, 104 Sig Sqn).
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-510   Lt Col Ian Godden (Retd), 1st OC, 104 Sig Sqn).
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-511   Silver Plate Presentation.
L-R  Brendan Mutch receiving the Silver Plate from Ian Godden.  Plate was present to Brendan for display at 1 Combat Signal Regiment (1CSR) - Home of 104 Sig Sqn.   Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-512   Silver Plate that was presented to Ian Godden on leaving 104 Sig Sqn in 1966 and has now been passed back to 104 Sig Sqn for safe keeping.  Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-513  Many of the Ex Women's Royal Australian Army Corps (WRAAC) present at the Reunion.  The disbanded WRAAC was 60 years young in 2011!
L-R (Rear)  Connie Molineaux, Daphne Tootell, Colleen Hare, Stephanie Hancock and Marion Strickland.
L-R (Front) Mary Coulson, Shirley Harbridge, Rusty Martin, Rhonda Curtis, Jan Osmond, Jan Thorne and Joie Scheinplug.
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-514   Doug MacLennan proudly displaying his 110 Sig Sqn reunion 2002 shirt.  Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-515   Table Clockwise - Kim and Stephanie Hancock, ? and ?   Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-516   Table Clockwise - Sue and Peter Arthur, Reg Armstrong, Phil Anning, Kerry Doran, Bob Ryan and Elaine Doran.
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-517   L-R  Sue Donohue, Sharon Memagh, Adrienne Clohesy and Dianne Barlow.   Photo supplied by Peter Menagh
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-518  L-R Geoff Jonas, Keith Oliver, Rod Barlow, Phil Clohesy, George Donohue, David Tiernan, Malcolm Fergusson, John Koosache, Peter Liddle and Peter Menagh.
Photo supplied by Peter Menagh
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-519   Table Clockwise - Diane Koosache, Terry Smith, ?, ? Martin Holmes, ?, Bruce Fitzsimmons and John "Suitcase" Koosache (Back to camera).   Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-520   68/69 Group.
Photo supplied by Peter Diddams
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-521   1969 Group
Photo supplied by Nick Quigley
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-522   L-R  Peter Diddams and Nick Quigley.
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-523   103 Sig Sqn  proudly displaying their flag.  L-R  John Murray, Mick Saunders,  Chris Brown, Tony Lawler, Trevor Davidson, Al King (Rear) and Les Nicholas.
Note:  Al King served in 104 Sig Sqn in SVN and must be trying to get their flag!   Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-524   L-R  Daryl Vokes, Peter McLean, Denis Hare, Peter Edwards and ?   Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-525   L-R  Maurie Lazarus, Barry English and Geoff Straunton.   Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-526   L-R Ian Venning, Robroy McGregor, Nick Quigley and Brian Bultitude.   Photo supplied by Nick Quigley
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-527   L-R  David Tiernan, Peter Liddle and Rod Barlow.
Photo supplied by Gordon Taylor 
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-528   L-R  David Morgan, Gordon Taylor, Mick Saunders, Richard Christiansen and Ken Cox.
Photo supplied by ?
 
Reunion Dinner Photo 2011-529  L-R  Gordon Taylor and Jeff Fewson.
Photo supplied by ?
 

6 Nov 2011 - Reunion Memorial Service

 
Reunion Memorial Service Photo 2011-600  Gathering for the Memorial Service.
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Memorial Service Photo 2011-601   Gathering for the Memorial Service.
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Memorial Service Photo 2011-602  Committee and others getting ready for the Service.  L-R  Denis Hare, Peter Diddams, Don Sutherland, Padre Peter Devenish-Meares (Behind Don), David Murphy and John Bertini.
Photo supplied by Paul Hare
 
Reunion Memorial Service Photo 2011-603   John Bertini, the service MC,  ready to kickoff the Memorial Service.   Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Memorial Service Photo 2011-604   Memorial Service.  L-R  Padre Peter Devenish-Meares, David Murphy (The Reader), Peter Diddams (Guest Speaker) and John Bertini (Service MC).  Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Memorial Service Photo 2011-605  John Bertini (Service MC).
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Memorial Service Photo 2011-606  Padre Peter Devenish-Meares.
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Memorial Service Photo 2011-607  David Murphy (The Reader).
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Memorial Service Photo 2011-608   Peter Diddams (Guest Speaker) and can still pull a few "birds"!   Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Memorial Service Photo 2011-609   The Flag Party.   L-R  Allan "Lurch" Adams and Don "Uncle Don" Sutherland 5 years in the planning!
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Memorial Service Photo 2011-610  Allan "Lurch" Adams
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Memorial Service Photo 2011-611  Don "Uncle Don" Sutherland
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Memorial Service Photo 2011-612   Laurie Strickland, President Signals Vietnam Veterans Australia (SVVA) Qld laying a wreath.
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Memorial Service Photo 2011-613   Rowan "Stretch" Gamble and grandaughter laying a wreath.   Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Memorial Service Photo 2011-614   Mates never forgotten!
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Memorial Service Photo 2011-615   Mates never forgotten!
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Memorial Service Photo 2011-616   Mates never forgotten!
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Memorial Service Photo 2011-617  L-R  Steve Webber, Bob "Flo" Florance, George Goodchap, George "Irish" Patterson, Ian Bardwell, Bob Shearing, Brian Duncan, Kim Hancock and Col Baker.
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Memorial Service Photo 2011-618   L-R Paul Hare, Sarah Yule and Colleen Hare
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Photo 2011-618 Photo 2011-619   L-R  John Bertini, Major Brendan Mutch, Lt Col Ian Godden (Retd) and Al King.  Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Memorial Service  Photo 2011-620   L-R Don Sutherland and George Donohue.
Photo supplied by Nick Quigley 
 
Reunion Memorial Service Photo 2011-621   Stan and Betty Conlon.
Photo supplied by Peter Diddams
 
Reunion Memorial Service Photo 2011-622   John Bell
Photo supplied by Peter Diddams
 
Reunion Memorial Service Photo 2011-623   Peter Radford
Photo supplied by Peter Diddams
 
Reunion Memorial Service Photo 2011-624  L-R  Col Hagerty, Peter Diddams, David Murphy, Ian Venning and Nick Quigley.
Photo supplied by Nick Quigley
 

6 Nov 2011 - Reunion Farewell Lunch

 
Reunion Farewell Lunch Photo 2011-700  Farewell lunch after the memorial service.
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Farewell Lunch Photo 2011-701  L-R  Harry Martin, Brendan Mutch and Denis Hare
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Farewell Lunch Photo 2011-702   L-R  Yvonne and Don Sutherland
Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Farewell Lunch Photo 2011-703   SVVA Qld merchandising shop manned by Allan "Lurch" Adams.   Photo supplied by Denis Hare
 
Reunion Farewell Lunch  Photo 2011-704   Geoff and Jan Sanders
Photo supplied by Nick Quigley
 
Reunion Farewell Lunch  Photo 2011-705  Names please
Photo supplied by Peter Diddams
 
Reunion Farewell Lunch Photo 2011-706  Some F Troop
Photo supplied by Peter Menagh
 
Reunion Farewell Lunch  Photo 2011-707  Some F Troop
Photo supplied by Peter Menagh
 
Reunion Farewell Lunch  Photo 2011-708  L-R  Keith Oliver, Ken Cox, Richard Christiansen, Geoff Morgan and Gordon Taylor.   Photo supplied by Gordon Taylor
 
Reunion Farewell Lunch  Photo 2011-709   L-R Mick Beeston and Peter Diddams
Photo supplied by Nick Quigley
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