WO1 Kevin Connelly OAM (Retd)

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 Past President  of  3 Transport Association (2000 - 2014)

               

Military History;

 

2174133 WO1 Kevin Connelly (Retd) 1961 – 1986

 

Enlisted 19th April 1961 -  19 Tpt Coy RAASC Ashfield

 Served in units

19 Tpt Coy RAASC

3 Tpt Coy/Sqn RAASC/RACT  (5 postings)

17RNSWR 

19RNSWR

2 Division Postal Unit RAASC

177 Air Despatch RAASC

2 Movement Control RACT

HQ 2 Division TPT RACT

Discharged 20th April 1986.     HQ 2 Division Moore Park

Rank on Discharge WO1

Posting prior to Discharge       RSM 2 Div Tpt

 

Other interest;
 

“Founder and Chairman of the Descendants of Veterans for WWII and Post WWII Association”

 

Returned and Services League of Australia (RSL) NSW Branch;

 

Chair, NSW Branch State Tribunal

President, Western Metropolitan District Council (WMDC) (2013 - 2017)

President Ashfield Sub Branch

Deputy Chief Marshall. Sydney Anzac Day March

Member, Anzac Day March Committee

 

 

Burwood  Council;

 

Member of the Sandakan Community Education Committee

  

Webmaster’s note;

 

I have known Kevin since 1966 and have found him to be a truly dedicated person in both military and civilian service.
He is hard working and has always thought of others before himself.

 

WO1 Kevin Connelly (Retd) is to be commended for his unselfish and continuous dedication.

 

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2174120 Bruce Denison

 

  • National Service  N/S No. 2/758609 14 Aug1956  Discharged 14Aug1960.
    • GNR 17LAA Regt
      • Re enlisted 19Coy RAASC  No 2174120  Pte
        • Prom. Sergeant 22 Jan 64
          • Posted 2MCU  30 Jan 74
            • Posted 177AD 1 Aug 78
              • Qual WO2 1 Aug 78
                • Discharged 12 Jun 1991

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                2174646 Sergeant Robert John Duggan

                ROBERT-ARMY-1958

                Australian Regular Army     2/9735            4 February 1958     3 February 1964     2 RAR & 1 RAR

                Regular Army Emergency Reserve            4 February 1964     24 May 1966

                Citizen Military Forces        21174646       25 May 1966           21 April 1970          3 Tpt Coy RAASC

                Citizen Military Forces (Full Time Duty)     22 April 1970          21 April 1972          186 AD Coy RAASC

                Citizen Military Forces                               22 April 1972          22 February 1979    3 Tpt Coy RAASC / RACT

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                2174012   Don Edwin Hazell

                DonHazell

                 

                19 Coy RAASC (Tipper) E Com    Enlisted Pte (R)         11 Oct 59
                3 Coy       "    Inf Div Tpt "    "       Prom    T/ Cpl              4 Feb 62
                "   "          "     "   "     "  "    "       Disch   DA 40 ( At own request) 17Jul 63
                17 RNSWR       2 MD                 Relist  ACMF for 2 Yrs as Pte      1 Feb 75
                 "       "             "   "                   Now OCTU from 17 RNSWR       16 Jul  75
                2 TRG GP         "  "                    "       "                                    17 Jul  75
                "    "     "           "   "                   Graded Offr Cadet (rec)              17 Jul  75
                HQ 2 TRG GP   "   "                   Disch on Appt to Commissioned Rank 5Mar 77
                 "    "   "      "     "   '"                  Appt 2Lt (RAA) (ACMF) 2 MD             6 Mar 77
                                                                Unit Now 23Fd Regt                           6 Mar 77
                                                                Trans Vol (2MD) Allotted to 4RNSWR 20 Jan 78
                                                                Resignation of App accepted              22 Sep 78
                 
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                NX1968 Private Charles Henry Kong

                 

                Born 2 May 1915

                 

                Date of enlistment; 26 Oct 1939

                Enlisted at Narrabri NSW

                6 AUST DIV AASC (3 Coy AASC)

                Served Middle East; 10 Jan 1940 to 29 Mar 1942

                New Guinea; 3 Mar 1944 to 28 Sep 1945

                Reason for Discharge; Demobilization

                Date of Discharge; 16 Oct 1945.

                 

                Medals;

                1939/45 Star

                Africa Star

                Pacific Star

                Defence Medal

                War Medal Australian Service Medal

                Return from Active Service Badge

                 

                Sadly Charles is no longer with us.

                 

                Special thanks to Peter Kong for permission to include his father’s details.

                 

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                2174499 Pte John May
                 
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                Citizen Military Forces       Enlisted  19 August 1964     Discharged  3 February 1966
                 
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                 Corporal John Walsh PSM, GCM, BCM, JP (Retd)

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                Regimental Numbers 2174098 – 2174805 – 2116458

                 

                Units 19 Coy RAASC (Inf Div Tpt) – 5 Fld Sqn RAE – 3 Coy RAASC (Inf Div Tpt)

                Enlisted and discharged four times (twice medically) between 26th October 1960 and 9th October 1968.

                 

                First enlisted 26th October 1960 – 19 Coy RAASC – Ashfield Depot.

                Promoted Lance Corporal 17 June 1964 – 3 Coy RAASC

                Promoted Corporal 9th September 1964 – 3 Coy RAASC

                Finally Discharged 9th October 1968 – 3 Coy RAASC – Ashfield Depot.

                 

                Awarded Australian Defence Medal – February 2007.

                 

                3 Transport Association – Vice Present 2001 to present (2009) – Secretary 1999 and 2000.

                Delegate to the Anzac Day March Committee 2008 -2009.

                 

                Returned and Services League of Australia (NSW) Branch:

                Joined Canterbury Hurlstone Park RSL Sub Branch October 1990

                Transferred to Ashfield Sub Branch September 2000

                Positions held, Sub Branch President 2003 to present (2009)

                Sub Branch Vice President 2001 and 2002

                Sub Branch Delegate to State RSL Congress 2007, 2008, 2009.

                Sub Branch Alternate Delegate WMDC 2008 and 2009.

                 

                Ashfield RSL Club President 2003 to present (2009) – Director 2001 and 2002.

                 

                Other Ex-service organisations:

                Member Sandakan Memorial Committee 1999 to present (2009)

                Member RACT Association 1997 to present (2009)

                Member National Servicemen’s Association (NSW) 1997 to present (2009)

                 

                Decorations:

                Public Service Medal QB 10th June 1991 for outstanding NSW Public Service

                Polish Gold Cross of Merit 3rd March 1990 for outstanding service to the Polish Community

                Polish Bronze Cross of Merit 11th November 1985 for service to the Polish Community

                 

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