The Unforgiving60

Special Episode- Voices of Veterans on ANZAC Day 2020

April 25, 2020

This ANZAC Day is unlike any other. In this special episode a collection of Australian veterans offer their perspective and reflections on service and ANZAC Day.

Lest we forget.

 

Intelligence Summary (INTSUM)

  •  01:00- The ANZAC Dedication: "They have not died in vain....."
  •  02:06- Introduction and context by Ben and Tim
  •  05:00- Colonel Matt .... former Army mechanic, SAS soldier, SAS officer and Commando Regiment Commanding Officer
  •  09:00- Mark Wales ..... former SAS Troop Commander 
  •  11:30- Monika Georgieva ..... former Infantry Platoon Commander
  •  13:29- Matt Cross ..... former Infantry Officer
  •  15:50- Poem .....  "Old Soldiers Never Die" by George Mansford ... recited by Rob Redenbach
  •  17:40- Ben Pronk ..... former SAS Commanding Officer
  •  23:00- Col Busby ….. former SAS Regimental Sergeant Major
  •  28:00- Peter Tinley …. Former SAS Operations Officer and Squadron Commander
  •  33:00- Andrew Hastie …. Former SAS Troop Commander
  •  37:20- Luke Gosling ….. Former Infantry Officer
  •  42:20- Vince Connelly …. Former Infantry Officer
  •  46:00- Phil Hayes St Clair …. How Army life shaped Phil
  •  47:20- Viv Blycha …  Logistics Officer
  •  51:10- Cameron Smith …. Former Commando Troop Commander
  •  54:00- Bruce McLennan … Former SAS Squadron Sergeant Major
  •  59:10- Tim Curtis ….. Former SAS Squadron Commander
  •  1:03:00- Daniel Jackson …. Former Royal Australian Navy Clearance Diver
  •  1:08:52- Ian Young ….. Former SAS Squadron Commander
  •  1:09:00- Lachlan Burg …. Former Artillery Officer
  •  1:13:25- Sarah Watson …. Former Intelligence Officer
  •  1:16:00- Simon Hawken …. Former Infantry Senior Non-Commissioned Officer
  •  1:19:34- Final Comments from Ben and Tim ... and introducing the Ode
  •  1:20:00- The Ode… read by Col Busby (ex SAS Regimental Sergeant Major)
  •  1:21:45- The SAS Roll of Honour … read by Col Busby (ex SAS Regimental Sergeant Major)

 

Music

'Getting Away with It (All Messed Up)' … played by the SAS Band ‘Tongue Charge’ ... played live in Afghanistan (with backing vocals by Angry Anderson)

 

 

 

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