Memories

Thursday, 9 January 2014 - 11:15am

A tribute to Pam M-T and all of the Kiwi Nurses.

Young man, you ask me who I am,
and why I wear this faded yellow ribbon…

I am the woman, who held your dying uncle’s hand,
and wrote a letter once that broke your grandma’s heart.

Monday, 6 January 2014 - 1:15pm

During the first tour, my only need to drive was to move a land rover or Aussie International truck out of the way.

Wednesday, 6 November 2013 - 2:35pm

I re-enlisted in the army in Wellington, which was a mistake because I was immediately posted to the Defence Communications Centre in the Defence HQ building. To cut a long story short I hated the politics of the place and was always applying for postings elsewhere.

Wednesday, 6 November 2013 - 12:55pm

I enlisted in the NZ Army in Auckland in 1966. Wanting to increase my skill set my preference was for Engineers but was directed to my second choice of Signals.

Quickly I was on my way to Waiouru for soldier and Corp training.

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