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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





Congratulations to our Patron Col Michael Miller on the award of LVO (
The Royal Victorian Order)
This is a dynastic order of knighthood established in 1896 by Queen Victoria. It recognises distinguished personal service.


All Members please note the follow email and photos from our Banner Maker.


Robert Duggan

Hon Secretary

3 Transport Association Inc.

M; 0412300407


Good Morning Bob,

It was great being at the Anzac Day March yesterday and also see your association march past and to view the new banner. Personally I thought it looked terrific plus all your members were marching well. Thanks for allowing us to make your new banner,

All the Best!

Kind Regards,




To All Members and Friends,

We have been advised that a Funeral Service for Graeme Henry Marshall will be held on Monday 9th January 2023, commencing at 10:00 am.

The service will be held at Guardian Funeral Home, 1 First Avenue Blacktown.

Members of the association attending the service are requested to wear a Jacket, Corps Tie, and Medals.



It is with deep sorrow that I advise members of the passing of Brian Martin.
 Brian's son advised that his father passed away on the morning of the 16th June 2022.

Funeral arrangements

We have been advised that a Funeral Service for Brian William Martin will be held on Wednesday 29th June 2022, commencing at 2.30 pm.
The service will be held at the West Chapel Pinegrove Memorial Park, Kingston Street Minchinbury.

Members of the association attending the service are requested to wear a Jacket, Corps Tie, and Medals.



It is with deep sorrow that I advise members of the passing of Denis Foster on the 23rd June 2021 after a short illness.

Denis is survived by his wife, Jean and son Mark.

Denis was OC of 3 Coy RAASC from 1969 to 1971.



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.


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


Click HERE to see Head of Corps speech


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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