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Anzac Day March in Melbourne 2014

Added on by 2/29 Battalion.

The Association will form up in Flinders Street opposite Federation Square.

Form up from 0945 hrs; Step off is 1015 hrs.

Marchers are reminded that smart casual dress is required and that jeans and sneakers are not considered appropriate.

Marchers are asked not to carry photographs.

Vale - Beth McRae

Added on by 2/29 Battalion.

The death of Beth McRae, widow of Cpl Don McRae of the 2/29th Battalion AIF, and a staunch supporter of our Association, occurred, suddenly after a short illness, on Saturday, June 22nd.

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Darley Camp Bacchus Marsh

Added on by 2/29 Battalion.

Simon Lovett (Grandson of the late Captain Charles Geoffrey Lovett VX39011 B Company) visited the site of the Darley Camp where the 2/29th trained before heading off overseas.

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VX38008 Lt. Frank W Nankervis OAM - C Coy -2/29th Battalion AIF

Added on by 2/29 Battalion.

It is with regret that we record the passing of our president Frank on the 6th April 08. He was a fine officer and well respected by his troops in Singapore, Malaya and Thailand. The 2/29th Association was formed in 1943 and has had only two presidents, Arthur Wimpole for 39 years, followed by Frank for 26 years. Over the years he has been a great leader understanding the needs of widows and members of the Battalion in general. He will be greatly missed by all.

Frank was to receive the Order of Australia Medal. "For service to the communities of Hurstbridge and Arthur's Creek through a range of veterans' welfare, municipal and service organisations." Frank's honour is being presented to his daughter Kate at Government House on the 11th September 2008.