Vale 2784005 Bradley Keating AM – RAEME

Of Beresfield / Morpeth NSW

Brad passed away last Sunday at the East Maitland Private Hospital, after a short illness, being diagnosed with a brain tumour.

Brad was a Nation Serviceman. I have attached his Service Record. Following his service in Vietnam he served in the CMF/Reserves for many years retiring as a Major, for his service he was awarded an AM.

He is survived by his wife Jan, son Todd, daughter Amanda and two grandchildren.

I served with Brad in Vietnam at 102 Field Workshop in 1967.

Brad was a very valued member of the East Maitland RSL Sub Branch.

His funeral will be held in St Peters Anglican Church, William Street, East Maitland, NSW on Friday 21st April commencing at 2:00pm

The Funeral will be lived streamed by Fry Bros


Neil Cromarty OAM


230417 – 2784005 KEATING Bradley – Army – Third Party Eulogy


Sadly, we have received information that John ‘Whitey’ WHITE, PNR PL C/S 62A, East Timor, 2000.

Peter Baird wrote:

Team, it’s with great sadness I need to inform you of bad news. After giving his all to every battle with the big C, our friend has lost the war.

John “Whitey” White, 1972 – 2023
Support Coy, Assault Pioneer 62A, East Timor 2000
Warrior, Father & Friend
Rest brother, your duty is done
Until we meet again….

Funeral information as follows:
•    Tuckers Highton Funeral Chapel 4 – 32 Province Boulevard Highton 3216
•    Friday 21st April 2023
•    at 10am, followed by a private burial.
Details of the wake and any live stream will be confirmed.

Please join with us in offering our deepest sympathy to those who will mourn the passing of a loved one.  Another 6 RAR family member, taken too soon.


Allan Whelan, Secretary

Funeral Details John Anthony Knox Mellis Napier – RAA

The family of the late Knox Napier have advised the following funeral details.

Knox’s family have advised that the funeral will be held on Thursday 20th April 2023. The service will be conducted at the Dover Community Church, Tasmania at 11am followed by a wake
at the Dover RSL.

Please direct any e-tributes or questions about the funeral ceremony to Millingtons Funerals. A recording and photographs will be available on Millington’s website after the event.

The family are currently sourcing photos for the service. If you have any, please send them before midday Monday to this email address Napier Family [email protected] If anyone would like a pic for publication, please let us know.

Peter Bruce, OAM
Obituary Resource Officer

Funeral Details: Brigadier Lee Greville

In accordance with Lee’s wishes, there will be no traditional funeral. We will be having a celebration of his life sometime in May when we can bring as many family members together as possible.  I can provide details to you once we have them finalised. 

 I copied my email address to this email if you wish to respond. 

James Greville  

Email: [email protected]



Wendy M McLean


4RAR Association Qld Inc


Vale 67030 Thomas Wayne (Bluey) Cargill – RAA

We have received advice that Thomas Wayne (Bluey) Cargill died on Saturday afternoon, 15 April 2023. He was 74.

Bluey had not been well for some time. He served in Vietnam with 4th Field Regiment from March 1970 until December 1970.

No other details known at this stage.

RIP Thomas Wayne (Bluey) Cargill.

Peter Bruce, OAM
Obituary Resource Officer

Funeral Details: Neville Stanley Hastings

Paul Dixon has provided the following funeral arrangements for Neville
Stanley Hastings Graveside Service –

Time: 10.30am
Date: Tuesday, 18th April, 2023
Place: Mundubbera Lawn Cemetery
Kinchela Rd, Boynewood, Mundubbera QLD 4626, Australia

May Neville Rest in Peace and Never Be Forgotten

Peter Bruce, OAM
Obituary Resource Officer

Vale 2376 Leon (Lee) Roderic Greville DSO

3RAR Korea July 51 – July 52

4RAR Vietnam May 68 – May 69

My father, Lee Greville died peacefully on Friday morning (14/4) with my brother and sister by his side. He will be happy now as the last month or so has been uncomfortable. Certainly a guiding light in my life.

Richard Grenville (Son)

Vale 47038 John Anthony Knox Napier – RAA

18 June 1941 – 12 April 2023

Brian Collins, Secretary of the 101 Battery Association has advised of the
death on 12 April 2023 of John Anthony Knox Napier. He was 81.

John (known as Knox) served in Vietnam with 101 Field Battery from September 1966 until
June 1967. He was initially the Gun Position Officer of the Battery and later promoted to Captain.

He lived in Dover Tasmania and was president of his local RSL Club for some time. He was also a life subscriber of the 101 Battery Association. No funeral details are available at this stage.

RIP John Anthony Knox Napier.

Peter Bruce, OAM
Obituary Resource Officer

Vale 12781 Leslie Tomkinson – RAA

We have received advice of the death earlier today, 11 April 2023, of Les Tomkinson. He was 90. Les served in Butterworth as Battery Sergeant Major with 110 Light Anti-aircraft Battery in 1966-69 and in Vietnam with Headquarters, 1st Australian Logistic Support Group from June 1970 until
June 1971. He died in the company of his wife Rita and other family members.

RIP Leslie Tomkinson

Peter Bruce, OAM
Obituary Resource Officer

Vale 1730813 Neville Stanley Hastings – RAA

We have received advice of the death on 10 April 2023 of Neville Stanley Hastings. He was 78. Neville was a National Serviceman who served with the Detachment 131 Divisional Locating Battery in Vietnam from May 1966 until March 1967.

Neville was a Life Member of Mundubbera RSL Club where he was secretary from 1996 until 2013 and President from 2014 until 2016.

RIP Neville Stanley Hastings.

Peter Bruce, OAM
Obituary Resource Officer