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NOTICE – 2nd TOUR Vietnam 105 Field Battery Members


The Australian Government Department of Defence, Honours and Awards had published the eligibility list for the Award of the Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm Unit Citation (CGWP) which has been expanded to include units under the operational control of United States Military Assistance Command Vietnam.  This list includes 1st Field Regiment RAA Vietnam service from 25th February 1969 to 10th May 1970.

Hence all members of 105th Field Battery (a sub-unit of 1st Field Regiment RAA) who served in Vietnam are expected to be eligible for the award of the CGWP Unit Citation.

Eligible members must apply to Defence Honours and Awards to verify their eligibility and receive the award.

Applicants will need to select this particular Award in the application, and include their name and regimental number, and current contact details and address.  Applications can be made online.

Go to and scroll down to the PDF attachment which lists the eligible units; then scroll down to ‘Application’ and click-on “submit an application”.


2023 REUNION and AGM – Tweed Heads 5th to 7th October 2023 

The 2023 Reunion and AGM was held at Tweed Heads from Thursday 5th October 2023 to Saturday 7th October 2023.  

The events included a Thursday evening Welcome Reception; a Friday coach trip and day visit to the current 105th Battery at Enoggera; a Tweed River boat cruise on Saturday, and the AGM and Reunion Dinner on Saturday evening. 

A Reunion Report and photos will be published in Tiger Rag Ed61 (TR61).  Images will be published on the website shortly in the GALLERY.


ANZAC Day 2024.

In 2024, Members can re-establish their 105th Battery RAA camaraderie  and friendships on Anzac day around Australia by contacting their local 105 Battery Association representative in the following locations.  Click on the name below of your area organiser.

Also, please send your 2024 ANZAC Day Dawn Service and/or Parade photos to the Tiger Rag Editor.

Brisbane – Greg West – tel 07 3300 5303
……….0430 – 0540h (TBC)Dawn Service at 1st Regiment RAA Enoggera plus Gunfire and BBQ Breakfast (TBA).
The Brisbane City ANZAC Day Parade.  Details TBA.  A post march camaraderie Boat Cruise is planned as a family event, open to all gunners, ex-gunners, associated Arms & Corps, and families; and includes BBQ lunch and drinks.  For details and the registration form for the 3 hour Boat Cruise, CLICK HERE.
For more information, contact the Organiser (Greg West).

Sydney – Dave White – tel 02 95206885
……….1030 FUP O’Connell Street between Bent & Hunter Streets under the RAA Regimental Banner . Post-march assembly at Coronation Hotel, Park Street between Pitt & George Streets.

Canberra/ACT – Bruce Stark – tel 02 6282 3629.
……….0830 Memorial Service – Assemble RAA National Memorial, Mt Pleasant summit, Duntroon for 09:00-10:00 Service.
……….1030 ANZAC Day Parade/March, ANZAC Pde, Reid, ACT – RAA FUP and timings for assembly to be advised. No formal post-march luncheon has been arranged, but contact Bruce Stark with interest in a post-march group get-together.

Melbourne – Ray Howe – tel 03 03 97638832
……….1120 FUP Collins Street East (City Square Side), assemble with RAA Units – 1st, 4th, & 12th Field Regts RAA.

Adelaide – TBA
……….0930 FUP South side of Rundle Street (East from Pulteney Street to Frome Street) under RAA Vietnam banner (maybe the 105 Bty Banner will be there)

Perth – Ross Bradley – tel 08 93417065
……….0600 Dawn Service at State War Memorial, followed by 0700 Gunfire Breakfast at Stirling Gardens, St Georges Terrace.
……….0930 March. All details of FUP and post-march arrangements, contact Ross Bradley 08 9341 7065

Townsville – Paddy Durnford – tel 07 47551005


Afghanistan Day 2023

The 2023 Celebration of Afghanistan Day 9th April was again deferred to 2024.  Any details will be  published here in due course.