This page provides the information about the representation of People and memorabilia associated with 4 RAR, in all its forms throughout its history.

Queen Elizabeth II - Commander in Chief of the Australian Defence Force

 

 

Brigadier Thomson, MC (Ret) - Patron of the 4th Battalion was the first Commanding Officer. 

His Biography is presented on the Biographies page within this web site.

 

Warrant Officer Class One Brennan was the first RSM of 4 RAR when the unit was formed in 1964 at Woodside.

His Biography is presented on the Biographies page within this web site.

 

On 11 April 1965, the Governor General – Viscount De L’Isle VC – presented Queen’s and Regimental Colours to the Battalion at a ceremonial parade in Adelaide.   The Original 4 RAR Colours presented at this parade  will be displayed in the 4 RAR Museum at Holsworthy in 2006.

 

 

Inauguration Parade held on 1st February 1964 at Woodside.

 

 

Badge of the Royal Australia Regiment

 

 

Tracker dogs were used extensively in Vietnam.  4 RAR utilised 3 black Labrador's during their tours.