Par Oneri’ – Equal to the Task 


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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


 

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3 TPT COY/SQN 100 years 1914 - 2014


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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.

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19 April 2016

VALE

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

PINEGROVE MEMORIAL PARK

Kington Street

MINCHINBURY 2770

               

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

 

Decorations & medals are requested to be worn.

R.I.P.

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6 April 2016

See RFD Page Re; ACT RFD

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25 April 2014

Anzac Day March, Sydney 2014.

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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.

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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

President

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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.

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 18 November 2012

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



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