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By Doug Ogden, Son of Private J.D.W. Ogden VX28730 2/29th A.I.F. Battalion

Colin Stiles, Son of Sgt Leo V Stiles VX40201 A Coy 2/29th Bn, his wife Marion, their son Terry and daughter Kate were in Thailand as part of an organised ANZAC Pilgrimage tour 19th to 30 April 2008.

Doug Ogden (son of Pte Jacob (Jake) Ogden A Coy 2/29th Bn) organised a Pilgrimage tour to Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. This pilgrimage followed the footsteps of the men of the 2/29th Battalion during World War II and included attendance at the dedication service for the Memorial at Parit Sulong in Malaysia.

Granddaughter Kerry Barker was a member of the 2/29th Pilgrimage tour of Singapore/ Malaysia/ Thailand in September 2007 and wrote this article for her work magazine.