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Battalion and Association members, and their next of kin, have participated in Anzac Day ceremonies in many places in Australia and overseas. Listed below are the names of those who have led the 2/30 Battalion in the Sydney Anzac Day March, and where the get-together was held.

If you can fill in any of the gaps, or can identify anyone in the photographs, please contact:

1946

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2/30 Bn Leader: Unknown

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2/30 Bn Banner: Unknown

1947 (photos)

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2/30 Bn Leader: Brig. F.G. Galleghan, assisted by Col. Ramsay and Major Johnston

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2/30 Bn Banner: Unknown

1948 (photos)

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2/30 Bn Leader: Col. Ramsay

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2/30 Bn Banner: Ron Chipps

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Australian Flag: Gary Evans

1949 (photos)

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2/30 Bn Leader: Col. Ramsay

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2/30 Bn Banner: Jackie Boss

1950

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2/30 Bn Leader: Brig. F.G. Galleghan, assisted by Col. Ramsay and Major Johnston

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2/30 Bn Banner: Sid Grounds

1951 (photos)

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2/30 Bn Leader: Unknown

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2/30 Bn Banner: Dick Tompson

1952

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March cancelled while in progress due to bad weather (extremely cold and wet day). 2/30 Bn did not march.

1953 (photos)

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2/30 Bn Leader: Brig. F.G. Galleghan, assisted by Col. Ramsay and Major Johnston

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2/30 Bn Banner: Len "Gobble Gobble" Dawson

1954

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2/30 Bn Leader: Unknown

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2/30 Bn Banner: Jock McLean

1955

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2/30 Bn Leader: Unknown

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2/30 Bn Banner: Unknown

1956

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2/30 Bn Leader: Brig. F.G. Galleghan

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2/30 Bn Banner: Bill Ennis

1957

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2/30 Bn Leader: Brig. F.G. Galleghan

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2/30 Bn Banner: Reg Ellis

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Reception: Glenmore Hotel, York St. North

1958

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2/30 Bn Leader: Brig. F.G. Galleghan

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2/30 Bn Banner: Harry Collins

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2/30 Bn Flag: Sid Hennessy

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Reception: Rawson Hotel

1959

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2/30 Bn Leader: Unknown

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2/30 Bn Banner: Dutchy Holland

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Reception: Rawson Hotel

1960

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2/30 Bn Leader: Brig. F.G. Galleghan

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2/30 Bn Banner: Stewart Blow

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Reception: Rawson Hotel

1961 (photos)

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2/30 Bn Leader: Brig. F.G. Galleghan

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2/30 Bn Banner: Eric Arps

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Reception: Rawson Hotel

1962

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2/30 Bn Leader: Brig. F.G. Galleghan

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2/30 Bn Banner: Mick Lovell

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Reception: Rawson Hotel

1963

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2/30 Bn Leader: Brig. F.G. Galleghan

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2/30 Bn Banner: Bruce Ford

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Reception: Rawson Hotel

1964

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2/30 Bn Leader: Brig. F.G. Galleghan

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2/30 Bn Banner: Dave Clarke

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Reception: Occidental Hotel, York Street

1965

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2/30 Bn Leader: Unknown

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2/30 Bn Banner: Unknown

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Reception: Unknown

1966

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8th Division Leader: Brig. F.G. Galleghan

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2/30 Bn Leader: George Ramsay

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2/30 Bn Banner: Johnny Parsons

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Reception: Occidental Hotel, York Street

1967

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8th Division Leader: Brig. F.G. Galleghan

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2/30 Bn Leader: George Ramsay

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2/30 Bn Banner: Bob Jack

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Reception: Occidental Hotel, York Street

1968

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8th Division Leader: Brig. F.G. Galleghan (in Jeep)

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2/30 Bn Leader: George Ramsay

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2/30 Bn Banner: Ron Maston

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Reception: Occidental Hotel, York Street

1969

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2/30 Bn Leader: Brig. F.G. Galleghan

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2/30 Bn Banner: Unknown

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Reception: Occidental Hotel, York Street

1970

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8th Division Leader: Brig. F.G. Galleghan (in Jeep)

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2/30 Bn Leader:  George Ramsay

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2/30 Bn Banner: Tom Nixon

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Reception: Occidental Hotel, York Street

1971

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27th Brigade HQ Leader: Des Duffy

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2/30 Bn Leader: Noel Johnston

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2/30 Bn Banner: Harry Riches

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Reception: Unknown

1972

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2/30 Bn Leader: Alan Pryde

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2/30 Bn Banner: Doc Wilson followed by Arch Thorburn

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Reception: Forbes Tavern

1973

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8th Division Leader: Colonel Ramsay (in Jeep)

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2/30 Bn Sign: Alan Charlton

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2/30 Bn Leader: Noel Johnston, assisted by Arch Thorburn

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2/30 Bn Banner: Stan Arneil

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Reception: Forbes Tavern

1974

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2/30 Bn Leader: Noel Johnston

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2/30 Bn Banner: Reg Napper

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Reception: Forbes Tavern

1975

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8th Division Leader: Colonel Jeater and Colonel Ramsay (in Jeep)

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2/30 Bn Leader: Noel Johnston, assisted by Arch Thorburn

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2/30 Bn Banner: Jack Maclay

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Reception: Forbes Tavern

1976

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8th Division Leader: Colonel Jeater and Colonel Ramsay (in Jeep)

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2/30 Bn Leader: Noel Johnston, assisted by Arch Thorburn

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2/30 Bn Banner: Athol Charlesworth

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Reception: Masonic Club & Combined Services Club

1977

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8th Division Leader: Colonel Jeater and Colonel Ramsay (in Jeep)

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2/30 Bn Leader: Alan Pryde, assisted by Arch Thorburn

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2/30 Bn Banner: Andy Hyslop

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Reception: Ex P.O.W. Rooms, 101/5 Clarence Street

1978

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2/30 Bn Leader: Unknown

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2/30 Bn Banner: Ron Stoner

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Reception: Ex P.O.W. Rooms, 101/5 Clarence Street

1979 (photos)

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2/30 Bn Leader: Rod Anderson

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2/30 Bn Banner: Alex Dandie

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Reception: Ex P.O.W. Rooms, 101/5 Clarence Street

1980

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2/30 Bn Leader: Unknown

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2/30 Bn Banner: Bruce Upcroft

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Reception: Ex P.O.W. Rooms, 101/5 Clarence Street

1981 (photos)

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2/30 Bn Leader: Unknown

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2/30 Bn Banner: Bill Desmet

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Reception: Ex P.O.W. Rooms, 101/5 Clarence Street

1982 (photos)

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27th Brigade Leader: Noel Johnston

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2/30 Bn Leader: Arch Thorburn and Ron Maston

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2/30 Bn Banner: Stan Arneil

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Reception: Ex P.O.W. Rooms, 101/5 Clarence Street

1983

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2/30 Bn Leader: Unknown

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2/30 Bn Banner: Ron Foster

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Reception: Ex P.O.W. Rooms, 101/5 Clarence Street

1984

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2/30 Bn Leader: Bob Morrison

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2/30 Bn Banner: Alf Austin

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Reception: Dumbarton Castle Hotel

1985 (photos)

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2/30 Bn Leader: Paddy Walsh and Ron Maston

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2/30 Bn Banner: George Aspinall

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Reception: Dumbarton Castle Hotel

1986 (photos)

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2/30 Bn Leader: Steve Allardice, Ron Maston and Jack Maclay

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2/30 Bn Banner: Curly Blomfield, assisted by Martin Booth (son of Ward) and Jack Heasman (son of Fred)

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Australian Flag: Herb Busine

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Reception: Dumbarton Castle Hotel

1987

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2/30 Bn Leader: Dick Tompson

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2/30 Bn Banner: Ron Foster, assisted by Herb Busine and Geoffrey Senior

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2/30 Bn Flag: Iain Huntley, assisted by Brian Williams

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Australian Flag: Martin Booth, assisted by Denis and Jack Heasman

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Reception: Dumbarton Castle Hotel

1988 (photos)

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2/30 Bn Leader: Paddy Walsh

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2/30 Bn Banner: Ron Foster

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2/30 Bn Flag: Lyn Parsons, assisted by Stan Arneil

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Australian Flag: Geoffrey Senior, assisted by Ron Maston

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Reception: Dumbarton Castle Hotel

1989 (photos)

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8th Division Leader: Rod Anderson

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2/30 Bn Leader: Ron Maston

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2/30 Bn Banner: Ron Foster

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2/30 Bn Flag: Herb Busine

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Australian Flag: Jack Black

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Reception: Dumbarton Castle Hotel

1990 (photos)

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2/30 Bn Leader: Ron Maston

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2/30 Bn Banner: Allen Gilbert

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2/30 Bn Flag: Greg Boss

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Australian Flag: Bob Brown

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Reception: Dumbarton Castle Hotel

1991

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2/30 Bn Leader: Stan Arneil, assisted by Ron Maston, Bert Farr and Bruce Ford

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2/30 Bn Banner: Neville Riley

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2/30 Bn Flag: Tim Lloyd

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Australian Flag: Richard Swann

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Reception: Dumbarton Castle Hotel

1992

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2/30 Bn Leader: Ron Maston

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2/30 Bn Banner: Neville Riley

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2/30 Bn Flag: Mark Melville (son of Bill Melville)

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Australian Flag: Robert McNeill (son of Robert Henry McNeill)

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Reception: Dumbarton Castle Hotel

1993 (photos)

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2/30 Bn Leader: Unknown

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2/30 Bn Banner: Bruce Ford

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2/30 Bn Flag: Ron Ross (son of Ernie Ross)

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Australian Flag: John Jackson (son of Ossie Jackson)

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Reception: Dumbarton Castle Hotel

1994

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2/30 Bn Leader: Ray Brown

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2/30 Bn Banner: Watson Peck

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2/30 Bn Flag: Lindsay McNamara

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Australian Flag: James O'Rourke

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Reception: Dumbarton Castle Hotel

1995 (photos)

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2/30 Bn Leader: Ron Maston

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2/30 Bn Banner: Neville Riley

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2/30 Bn Flag: James O'Rourke

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Australian Flag: Warwick Eaton (son of Ron Eaton)

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Reception: Dumbarton Castle Hotel

1996

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2/30 Bn Leader: Ron Maston

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2/30 Bn Banner: Neville Riley

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2/30 Bn Flag: Brian Hickson

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Australian Flag: Allen Gilbert

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Reception: Captain Cook Hotel, King St.

1997 (photos)

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2/30 Bn Leader: Ron Maston

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2/30 Bn Banner: Neville Riley

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2/30 Bn Flag: Martin Booth (son of Ward Booth)

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Australian Flag: Phil Carey

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Reception: Scruffy Murphy's Hotel

1998

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8th Division Leader: Ray Brown (in jeep)

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2/30 Bn Leader: Bruce Ford

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2/30 Bn Banner: Neville Riley

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2/30 Bn Flag: Jack Heasman

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Australian Flag: Rod Hickson

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Reception: Scruffy Murphy's Hotel

1999

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8th Division Leader: Ray Brown, Ron Maston (in jeep)

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2/30 Bn Leader: Bert Farr

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2/30 Bn Banner: Neville Riley

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2/30 Bn Flag: Martin Booth (son of Ward Booth)

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Reception: Scruffy Murphy's Hotel

2000 (photos)

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8th Division Leader: Ray Brown (in jeep)

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2/30 Bn Leader: Gordon Brown

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2/30 Bn Banner: Neville Riley

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2/30 Bn Flag: Will Hawke

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Australian Flag: Jack Black

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Reception: Scruffy Murphy's Hotel

2001

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2/30 Bn Leader: Ron Maston

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2/30 Bn Banner: Neville Riley

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2/30 Bn Flag: Herb Busine

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Australian Flag: Iain Huntley (son of Neil Huntley)

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Reception: City Tattersall's Club

2002 (photos)

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2/30 Bn Leader: John Kreckler

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Flag Bearers: Kerry Gilbert, Carolyne Gilbert (daughters of Allen Gilbert)

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2/30 Bn Banner: Neville Riley

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2/30 Bn Flag: Iain Huntley (son of Neil Huntley)

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Reception: City Tattersall's Club

2003

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2/30 Bn Leader: Neville Riley

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2/30 Bn Banner: Will Hawke

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2/30 Bn Flag: Iain Huntley (son of Neil Huntley)

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Australian Flag: Greg Allardice (son of Steve Allardice)

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Reception: City Tattersall's Club

2004 (photos)

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2/30 Bn Leader: Neville Riley

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2/30 Bn Banner: John Sullivan (son of Frank Sullivan)

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2/30 Bn Flag: Iain Huntley (son of Neil Huntley)

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Australian Flag: Greg Allardice (son of Steve Allardice)

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Reception: City Tattersall's Club

2005

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2/30 Bn Leader:

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2/30 Bn Banner:

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2/30 Bn Flag:

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Australian Flag:

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Reception: City Tattersall's Club

2006 (photos)

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2/30 Bn Leader: Kevin Thompson

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2/30 Bn Banner: Martin Booth (son of Ward Booth)

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2/30 Bn Flag: Stuart Allardice (son of Steve Allardice)

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Australian Flag: Graham Wilson (son of 'Doc' Wilson)

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Reception: City Tattersall's Club

2007

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2/30 Bn Leader: Neville Riley

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2/30 Bn Banner: Peter Kearney (son of Des Kearney)

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2/30 Bn Flag: John Sullivan (son of Frank Sullivan)

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Australian Flag: Simon Brown (grandson of 'Doover' Brown)

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Reception: City Tattersall's Club

2008

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2/30 Bn Leader: Neville Riley

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2/30 Bn Banner: John Wilson (son of 'Doc' Wilson)

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2/30 Bn Flag: John Lonie (son of John Lonie)

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Australian Flag: Peter Kearney (son of Des Kearney)

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Reception: City Tattersall's Club

2009

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2/30 Bn Leaders: Arthur Isaac, Neville Riley

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2/30 Bn Banner: Peter Kearney (son of Des Kearney)

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2/30 Bn Flag: Will Hawke

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Australian Flag: Brett Riley (son of Neville Riley)

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Reception: City Tattersall's Club

2010 (photos)

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2/30 Bn Leader: Arthur Isaac

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2/30 Bn Banner: John Lonie (son of John Lonie)

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2/30 Bn Flag: Vic Hooper (son of Peter Hooper)

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Australian Flag: Brett Riley (son of Neville Riley)

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Reception: City Tattersall's Club

2011

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2/30 Bn Leader: Arthur Isaac

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2/30 Bn Banner: Mark Bodak (grandson of Terry O'Rourke)

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2/30 Bn Flag: Jim Moynihan (son of Bill Moynihan)

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Australian Flag: Jan Lonie (daughter of John Lonie)

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Reception: City Tattersall's Club

2012

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2/30 Bn Leader: Arthur Isaac, Neville Riley

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2/30 Bn Banner: Peter Kearney (son of Des Kearney)

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2/30 Bn Flag: Euan Greer (son of Bruce Greer)

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Australian Flag: Greg Allardice (son of Steve Allardice)

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Reception: City Tattersall's Club

2013 (photos)

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2/30 Bn Leader: Neville Riley

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2/30 Bn Banner: Mike Ward (son of Kevin Ward)

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2/30 Bn Flag: Bob Gough (son of George Gough)

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Australian Flag: Trevor Dower (grandson of Arthur Isaac)

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Reception: City Tattersall's Club

2014 - March format changed to Veterans group march first, followed by descendants

Veterans group

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2/30 Bn Banner: ?

Descendants group

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2/30 Bn Banner: Jack Heasman (son of NX2835 - Pte. Jack HEASMAN)

Reception

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City Tattersall's Club

2015

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2/30 Bn Leader:

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2/30 Bn Banner:

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2/30 Bn Flag:

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Australian Flag:

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Reception: City Tattersall's Club

2016

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2/30 Bn Leader:

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2/30 Bn Flag:

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Australian Flag:

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Reception: City Tattersall's Club

2017

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2/30 Bn Leader: Iain Huntley

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2/30 Bn Banner: John Grounds (son of Sid Grounds)

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2/30 Bn Flag: Catherine Ford (daughter of Bruce Ford)

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Australian Flag: Dave Burgess (son of Clarrie Burgess)

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Reception: City Tattersall's Club

Last updated 14/05/2017