Vale John Goss passed away at home on 2 Sep 17,
he served with
3 RAR June 1967, 1st Tour Vietnam dec 67 - Oct 68.
8 RAR tour Vietnam Jan 70 - Nov 70,
and with 4 RAR Vietnam May 71 - Dec 71
the following is a letter I received from his daughter Samantha Goss
Vale Barry Bateman
Please find below the statement about Dad. I have also attached a photo that we would like to include with the release, if possible.
Samantha and Family.
John Goss, or 'Gossy' as most of us knew him, died in the early hours of Saturday morning 2nd September 2017. A member of the Wallangarra community for more than 40 years, many of you might know him only as the bloke who carried the flag each ANZAC Day. Those of us who loved him will remember him as much more.
One of a dying breed, Gossy was a gentleman and a larrikin with a huge heart, an irrepressible sense of humour and a fierce sense of loyalty. His colourful ocker vocabulary delighted his grand kids almost as much as the culinary delights he prepared especially for them every time they came.
It was Gossy's wish that his final months be spent at home with those he loved and that no funeral be held following his death.
Be at peace, John Goss (Johnathon, John, Dad, Pop and Gossy). We will remember you.
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On behalf of 3 RAR, we have had notification of the Passing of Barry Bateman, CHQ D Coy 3 RAR 2nd Tour, 1971.
At this stage the Funeral will be at Centennial Park at 1pm, Friday the 1st September, 760 Goodward Rd, Pasadena, SA.
The Association will be providing the 3 RAR Sash and Peter Scott DSO (Rtd) will be conducting the Ode.
If anyone else needs any other info, please contact myself on the details below.
Carol Van Der Peet
Secretary 3 RAR Assoc' of SA
0415 242 084
Vale Major Thomas Lloyd Muggleton MBE (Ret'd)
Passed away peacefully at home in Paradise Point, Queensland on the 15th of January 2017.
Veteran of WWII (New Guinea), Korea and Vietnam, Tom was one of that vanishing breed of Australians whose lives were defined by service, discipline, modesty and mateship.
Vale Billy Cunneen
Military Service 1949-1999
Details of the passing of Bill were published in the Media Wed 4 Jan 17. Late of Willoughby, formerly of the Netherby Nursing Home Waitara.
Lest We Forget.
Vale Mark Langley 219913
Lcpl support company
3RAR second tour
February -October 1971
Passed away this morning 27/4/2017
Vale Sgt Louis Edward Bond,
3 RAR Malaya 1957/59, later Survey Corps passed away yesterday.
Private cremation no service.