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This is the home of 3 Tpt Coy, AASC, RAASC, RACT

3 Transport Association (Inc.) is made up of former and currently serving members of 3 Transport Company/Squadron.

We will attempt to record the history of the unit from inception to the present.

3 Transport Company served in WW1 and WW2. and is still serving today....

3 Transport Company/Squadron is a Australian Army Reserve Unit





3 TPT COY/SQN 100 years 1914 - 2014









21 November 2016



The association has been advised by Don Hazell, that his brother Ewan passed away on Thursday 17th November 2016.

Ewan served with 19 Coy RAASC in 1957/58.

The funeral service will be held at Christ the Redeemer Chapel Woden Cemetery at 10:30 am Thursday 24th November 2016.

Our deepest sympathy to Ewan’s family and friends


9 November 2016

3 Tpt Page updated


25 September 2016


William Frederick (Bill) Burrows

It is with regret that we advise the passing of William Frederick (Bill) Burrows.

Bill has been a member of the association from its inception and served with 3 Trucks at Ashfield during the National Service period of the 60s – 70s.

The following notice was published in Saturdays Sydney Morning Herald.


(Bill) William Frederick

Taken from us unexpectedly on September 19, 2016, aged 70 years. Sadly missed by his wife, sons, grandsons, sister and all who knew him.
Soulmates cannot be parted by death.

The family and friends of Bill are warmly invited to attend a Celebration of his Life to be held in the Chapel of White Lady Funerals,
402 Pennant Hills Rd, Pennant Hills (car park entrance off Boundary Rd) on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 10.00am


20 September 2016


Barry Willoughby

It is with deep regret that we have been advised of the passing of Barry who passed away suddenly in Melbourne.
Barry was a long-time friend of 3 Transport Association and President of 23 Field Regt RAA Association.

Our condolences go to Barry’s family and many friends.


13 June 2016


The association congratulates the following recipients honoured in today’s Queen’s Birthday Honours announcements.

Association member and former president  KEVIN CONNELLY (WO1 Retd)

awarded MEDAL OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA, (OAM) for service to veterans and their families.

Former Head of Corps and supporter of the association MAJOR GENERAL DAVID THOMAS MULHALL AM CSC

AWARDED DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS (DSC), For distinguished command and leadership in warlike operations as Commander Joint Task Force 636 and Deputy Chief of Staff Support Headquarters International Security Assistance Force and Headquarters Resolute Support on Operations SLIPPER and HIGHROAD from May 2014 until May 2015.




19 April 2016



To All Members and Friends,


It is with sadness that we advise the passing of Eric Laurence Denning.


Eric lost his battle with cancer this morning 19th April 2016.


Eric had been a longstanding committee member of the association.


We have been advised of the following arrangements for Eric’s funeral,


                The Northern Chapel


Kington Street



On WEDNESDAY 27th APRIL 2016 at 2:00 P.M


Decorations & medals are requested to be worn.




25 April 2014

Anzac Day March, Sydney 2014.
















3 Transport Squadron Mounting the Princess Royal Banner
Sydney Anzac Day march.


The Princess Royal Banner  Party:


·         Princess Royal Banner Ensign - LT Kirstin Hannan.

·         Princess Royal Banner Senior Escort – SGT Leslie Brooks

·         Princess Royal Banner Junior Escort – SGT Christopher Spinks



Parade Commander Maj Errol. J. Christian OC 3 TPT SQN


21C - CAPT Haskins

OIC 1 Division - LT Mir Hazar

OIC 2 Division - LT Desaraju

Congratulations to the association members... we had 60 members marching.




28 April 2014


Dear Members

I would like to thank all those members and friends of the Association who attended last Friday’s Sydney Anzac Day March. Despite the rain I believe the day was a great success.

Also, I would like to take the opportunity to thank Gary Smith and Bob Duggan for the initial concept/suggestion of having the Corps Banner being paraded in the Sydney Anzac Day March to help celebrate the Unit’s 100 years on the Order of Battle.

From a situation in October last year where we were denied the use of the Banner, to be able to have it paraded last Friday is due to the outstanding efforts of WO2 Damien Lord the Training WO, 3 Transport Sqn to whom we are most grateful. Also, a vote of thanks goes to our Patron, Col Michael Miller for all his efforts with HOC Directorate in Canberra, OC 3 Transport, Major Errol Christian, The Banner Party and members of 3 Transport Sqn and 176 AD Sqn for a magnificent display in providing the Guard for the Princess Royal Banner.

As the Anzac Day March is transmitted to 32% of the viewing public within the Asia Pacific Region by the ABC, the efforts of a few has achieved good publicity for the Unit and the Corps.

Yours sincerely,

Kevin Connelly




21 December 2013

Urgent Message for All Members

A situation came up at Bill Williams funeral where his local RSL did not mention his military service.

Several of our members attended the funeral but did not have Bill's service details.

It is requested that all members submit a brief detail of their service which could be used at funeral services.

If you look at the Service Page you could use Kevin Connelly's as a guide

Please send these in ASAP.


 18 November 2012



Corporals McCorkindale and Riley at the cenotaph in 1964.

Barry Riley is the one furthest from the camera.


Thanks to John van Dam for the photo



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RACT Pipes and Drums lead 3 Transport Association... Note our New Standard paraded for the first time.





Australian War Memorial 4 March 2011 (Photo Copyright © AWM – 2011)


Australian War Memorial 6 March 2009







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