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‘I was five months pregnant when he died’ – Courier Mail

He was posted briefly to Townsville before he became a jungle warfare instructor at Canungra military base, 85km southwest of Brisbane. Another of his duties then was to pick up the military brass that flew into Brisbane. To meet the early flights, he …

Last Post to honour the memory of Long Tan victim Kenny ‘Bing’ Gant – The Australian

While Private Gant was training at Canungra and Shoalwater Bay, some local trawlermen invited him and his mates to dinner at a nearby hotel. A local band was playing, and Gant took the stage, singing Roy Orbison’s Leah. His performance brought the …

Torture test that toughened Titans defence – NRL.COM

This willingness to fight for each other was forged in trying conditions west of the Gold Coast at the Canungra Army Barracks where a three-day camp pushed them to their physical and mental limita…