I received the message below yesterday & confirmed overnight with Ross
Miller, a Pl Comd in V Coy 68/69 that unfortunately this refers to our NZ
Chaplain during the first tour: Padre Vercoe.
Sadly we have lost another great man, a warrior & leader in his chosen
field. Those who attended the last Bn Reunion in NZ in 2005 will recall the
important role he played in welcoming everyone to the gathering & then again
at the Memorial March/Service.
As I advised Ross, we all had a special respect & admiration for him. His
understanding of we mere mortals & what really mattered was unique.
Please pass on this sad news to Members of 4 Rar/NZ(ANZAC) Bn.
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