2000 - 2009

Some of the Association activities during this period.

 

Regimental plaque at the Shrine, Melbourne, on day of its unveiling in 2001 Regimental plaque at the Shrine, Melbourne, on day of its unveiling in 2001. In the background can be seen St Kilda Road. (From album belonging to Pam Morton.)


Regimental plaque at the Shrine, Melbourne, on day of its unveiling in 2001 Regimental plaque at the Shrine, Melbourne, on day of its unveiling in 2001. (From album belonging to Pam Morton.)


Regimental plaque at Creswick, Victoria on day of its unveiling 17 Novemember 2002 Regimental plaque at Creswick, Victoria on day of its unveiling 17 November 2002. Mick Bailey, Secretary of Association. Dedication and unveiling. (From album belonging to Pam Morton.)


Regimental plaque at Creswick, Victoria on day of its unveiling 17 Novemember 2002 Closer view of Regimental plaque at Creswick, Victoria on day of its unveiling 17 November 2002. (From album belonging to Pam Morton.)


Regimental plaque at Creswick, Victoria on day of its unveiling 17 Novemember 2002 Detail of Regimental plaque at Creswick, Victoria on day of its unveiling 17 November 2002. The body of the text reads "Dedicated to the members of the 2/8 AUST. FIELD REGT. ASSOCIATION and their families who have held their bi-annual "Creswick Barbecue" at Park Lake every year since 1975 The men of the Regiment served their country in WWII in Australia, the Middle East & Borneo, 1939- 1945 R.R. Philpot, President C.C. Bailey OAM, Secretary This tree & plaque were sponsored by The Shire of Hepburn and the Friends of Park Lake, November 17, 2002".


Regimental plaque at Rocky Creek Memorial, Queensland Regimental plaque at Rocky Creek Memorial, Queensland on day of its unveiling 17 August 2003.


Regimental plaque at Rocky Creek Memorial, Queensland Regimental plaque at Rocky Creek Memorial, Queensland on day of its unveiling 17 August 2003.


View of regimental plaques at Rocky Creek Memorial, Queensland View of regimental plaques at Rocky Creek Memorial, Queensland on 17 August 2003.


Dedication of plaque at Australian War Memorial Dedication of plaque at Australian War Memorial to the regiment. (Digitally enhanced.)


Gordon Banks, John Wise, Tom Wragg. El Alamein Day 23 October 2006 Gordon Banks, John Wise, Tom Wragg. El Alamein Day 23 October 2006.


After the Anzac Day March 2007 After the Anzac Day March 2007.


Jack Checken and Hugh McRae. 2007?Jack Checken and Hugh McRae. 2007?


Bob Douglas and Fred Fairthorne. 2007Bob Douglas and Fred Fairthorne. 2007.


Order of Service, Hobart, 23 October 2007Order of Service, Hobart, 23 October 2007.


The Hobart Cenotaph, Hobart, 23 October 2007The Hobart Cenotaph, Hobart, 23 October 2007.


El Alamein Commemorative MedallionEl Alamein Commemorative Medallion. Struct to commerate the 65th anniversary of the Battle of El Alamein 23rd October 1942 - 2007. This one engraved to A.T. Hansen, Bombardier, VX31582.


Anzac Day 2009Anzac Day 2009.


Anzac Day 2009Anzac Day 2009. Beneath banner leading march is Geoff Bydder, behind him is Ron Philpot.


Anzac Day 2009Anzac Day 2009.


Anzac Day 2009Anzac Day 2009. Geoff Bydder beneath banner, Ron Philpot is to right of man holding banner.


Anzac Day 2009Anzac Day 2009. Ron Philpot, Alan Macgugan, Ken Christan.


Anzac Day 2009Anzac Day 2009. Front row is Ron Parry (carrying raincoat) and Bob Gill (wearing wide brimmed hat).


Anzac Day 2009Anzac Day 2009. Showing the rear of banner. Geoff Bydder beneath banner.


Anzac Day 2009Anzac Day 2009. Back row D McLennan, H Riedl, S Anderson, D Riedl.


Anzac Day Reunion 2009Anzac Day Reunion 2009, Emerald Hotel, South Melbourne. George Dean.


Anzac Day Reunion 2009Anzac Day Reunion 2009, Emerald Hotel, South Melbourne. Buster Masterton, Ron Philpot, Geoff Bydder.


Anzac Day Reunion 2009Anzac Day Reunion 2009, Emerald Hotel, South Melbourne. Buster Masterton, Fred Fairthorne, Alan Macgugan.


Anzac Day Reunion 2009Anzac Day Reunion 2009, Emerald Hotel, South Melbourne. Bob Gill, Ken Christan, Roy French.


Anzac Day Reunion 2009Anzac Day Reunion 2009, Emerald Hotel, South Melbourne. Tich Pretty.


Anzac Day Reunion 2009Anzac Day Reunion 2009, Emerald Hotel, South Melbourne. Ron Philpot, Tich Pretty.