A collection of old photos
Download the above newspaper article of the fall of Rabaul.
PNGVR on parade at King's Birthday Ela Beach Reserve, 1951.
PNGVR marching at King's birthday parade, Ela Beach Reserve, Port Moresby, 1951.
Above and following 2 photos. PNGVR at the opening of the Lae War Memorial, 1953
Photos Lt Col Maddern MBE
CO PNGVR 1951-53
The second photo taken in Port Moresby.
PNGVR members of the Commonwealth Bank, Port Moresby, 1951. Alf Scales, back row right, went on to become a Lt Col and commanded 2 CMF Battalions in Australia.
PNGVR marching at Queen's Birthday, Port Moresby, 1961
The Minister for External Affairs, C.E. Barnes inspects the guard at Rabaul Aerodrome. 1963
The officer is LT J.K. Dowling.
Part of Uni Platoon circa 1969
MAJ M.A. Bishop MM escorting
HRH Queen Elizabeth.
LTCOL Harry Green and LT Joe Urqhart
Goldie River Annual Camp
Coronation Day - Rabaul.
LT Noel Scott is Guard Commander
Ken MacGowan and Des Martin
PNGVR Combined Camp at Port Moresby.
PNGVR. Preparing for a patrol. Note the radio. It is an Aust manufactured A510. This is a low powered HF AM transceiver used for long distance communications. Also note both types of gaiters. WO2 Bruce Inch at right of photo.
Destroyed Japanese aircraft outside Rabaul.
Mt Ambra Camp 1964 - (L-R) LT R. Strand, LT L. Kelly, CAPT R. Harvey-Hall, LT T. St John.
Farewell presentation to MAJ Dick Newman. Mt Ambra Camp November 1964
The QM, SSGT Gilroy with MAJ Nev Harris (back to camera) at Mt Ambra camp 1964. (Ed. I'm told the SP bottles had oil in them !!)
MAJ Dick Newman. Commanding Officer of PNGVR 1962 - 1965