Old photo of 103 Bty exercise at Newcastle with some Engineers

practicing water crossings in about May 1964.

The top picture is a pontoon vehicle bridge with yours truly on it.

The bottom one is pushing off from the bank to cross the Hawkesbury river and it’s Echo

gun and our Studebaker truck with Eddie Keane on the left side and me on the right.

The bloke up front is an engineer officer playing coxswain. Note the ‘Safety Boat’ in the


Photos by Jack Singer.

Bob Gray

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