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Royal Australian Armoured Corps Association

History

The   Royal   Australian   Armoured   Corps   Association   Western   Australian   Branch   Inc.   was   founded   in   1945   to represent serving and past serving members of the CORPS. During   that   time   it   has   had   a   strong   affiliation   with   the   10LH   Regiment   with   many   Association   members   having served   with   that   unit.   The   Association   represents   the   interests   of   current   serving   members   of   the   now   A   SQN 10LH   that   provides   a   CAV   &   APC   capacity   to   3   Brigade   of   the   Australian   Army   Reserve   raised   in   Western Australia.   RAACA   WA   is   a   foundation   Association   member   of   the   RAAC   Corporation   Ltd   and   was   incorporated   in 2009.   During      World      War      2,      most      Australians      who      served      in      Armour      did      not      get      the      chance      to      serve     outside      Australia.   When      peace      came,      these      men      and      their      leaders      were      aware      that      they      might      lose      their     identity      as      members      of      a   unique      branch      of      The      Australian      Army      because,      through      no      fault      of      their      own,     they  had  not  been  sent  to  serve overseas.  The      Western      Australian      Branch      was      formed      in      1945      as      part      of      a      national      organisation      with      the   following intentions: Continued friendships with others who served in Armour Pension and Welfare advice in times of trouble, for members and their families Social Activities enjoying comradeship with fellow members of Armour Newsletter sent free from your State branch with news and views to keep members up to date Memorabilia - a wide range of CORPS and 10LH memorabilia available through membership of RAACA WA . Members      over      the      years      have      enjoyed      all      of      the      benefits      above      and      in      the      late      90’s      the      Association     members      of   the      10th      Light      Horse      Regiment      joined      with      us.      For      many      years      the      unit      provided      a      venue     for      meetings      for      the   Association      up      to      2005      when      the      opportunity      was      taken      to      renovate      an      old     married  quarters, Cambrai House  located  within Irwin Barracks which has served as our HQ since then. Our      membership      covers      all      current      and      past      serving      members      of      the      Corps      with      many      having      served      in     the      10th   Light      Horse      Regiment      and      ARMD      and      CAV      units   of   the   Corps   including   other   Corps   members   who have   served   in   Armour.         We   provide   on   ground   services   in   Western   Australia   and   invite   all   members   of   other National Associations to join with us.  'A'      SQN      10LH      is      the      current      Armoured      Corps      presence      in      the      ARMY      ORBAT      located      in      Western      Australia     and  with our members enjoying their hospitality on a number of commemorative occasions during the year. While      the      name      of      the      10th      Light      Horse      originated      in      the      first      months      of      World      War      I,      the      Regiment     traces      its   ceremonial      lineage      to      mounted      infantry      units      of      the      Colonial      militia      of      Western      Australia,     raised      during      the      late   19th      century,      such      as      the      Western      Australian      Mounted      Infantry.      Consequently,      its     battle      honours      include:      ‘South   Africa’   (Boer   War)   and;   ‘Gallipoli’,   ‘Gaza-Beersheba’,   ‘Jerusalem’,   ‘Megiddo’   and ‘Damascus’ (World War I). At         present,         four-wheel-drive         Land         Rovers         and         six-wheel-drive         trucks,         known         as         Interim         Infantry        Mobility   Vehicles,      comprise      the      regiment's      key      operational      vehicles.      It      is      part      of      the      13th      Brigade,      a     reserve      formation   encompassing      most      reserve      personnel      in      WA      and      is      based      at      Irwin      Barracks,     Karrakatta,      where      it      consists      of      one   Squadron.         Because         of         its         operational         role,         the         Regiment's        administrative         grouping         is         the         Royal         Australian   Armoured   Corps.   The         Squadron         has         deployed        members         to         the         Solomon         Islands,         Timor         Leste         and         Afghanistan.         It   has   also   supported   regional operations including OP Resolute and OP Amulet. 
Western Australian Branch Inc.
© 2016 - 2018  Royal Australian Armoured Corps Association                                 Western Australian Branch Inc.
Unit Colour Patch The motto of the 10th Light Horse is:Percute et Percute Velociter (Latin: "Strike and Strike Swiftly").
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Royal Australian Armoured Corps Association

History

The   Royal   Australian   Armoured   Corps   Association Western    Australian    Branch    Inc.    was    founded    in 1945     to     represent     serving     and     past     serving members of the CORPS. During   that   time   it   has   had   a   strong   affiliation   with the      10LH      Regiment      with      many      Association members     having     served     with     that     unit.     The Association    represents    the    interests    of    current serving    members    of    the    now    A    SQN    10LH    that provides   a   CAV   &   APC   capacity   to   3   Brigade   of   the Australian      Army      Reserve      raised      in      Western Australia.    RAACA    WA    is    a    foundation    Association member    of    the    RAAC    Corporation    Ltd    and    was incorporated   in   2009.   During      World      War      2,      most     Australians      who      served      in      Armour      did      not      get     the      chance      to      serve      outside      Australia.   When     peace      came,      these      men      and      their      leaders      were     aware      that      they      might      lose      their      identity      as     members      of      a   unique      branch      of      The      Australian     Army      because,      through      no      fault      of      their      own,     they  had  not  been  sent  to  serve overseas.  The      Western      Australian      Branch      was      formed      in     1945      as      part      of      a      national      organisation      with     the following intentions: Continued   friendships   with   others   who   served in Armour Pension     and     Welfare     advice     in     times     of trouble, for members and their families Social    Activities    enjoying    comradeship    with fellow members of Armour Newsletter   sent   free   from   your   State   branch with news and views to keep members up to date Memorabilia    -    a    wide    range    of    CORPS    and 10LH memorabilia available through membership of RAACA WA . Members      over      the      years      have      enjoyed      all      of     the      benefits      above      and      in      the      late      90’s      the     Association      members      of   the      10th      Light      Horse     Regiment      joined      with      us.      For      many      years      the     unit      provided      a      venue      for      meetings      for      the Association      up      to      2005      when      the      opportunity     was      taken      to      renovate      an      old      married      quarters, Cambrai    House        located        within    Irwin    Barracks which has served as our HQ since then. Our      membership      covers      all      current      and      past     serving        members        of        the        Corps        with        many      having      served      in      the      10th   Light      Horse      Regiment     and      ARMD      and      CAV      units   of   the   Corps   including other   Corps   members   who   have   served   in   Armour.        We   provide   on   ground   services   in   Western   Australia and      invite      all      members      of      other      National Associations to join with us.  'A'      SQN      10LH      is      the      current      Armoured      Corps     presence        in        the        ARMY        ORBAT        located        in      Western        Australia        and        with    our    members enjoying      their      hospitality      on      a      number      of commemorative occasions during the year. While        the        name        of        the        10th        Light        Horse      originated      in      the      first      months      of      World      War      I,     the      Regiment      traces      its   ceremonial      lineage      to     mounted      infantry      units      of      the      Colonial      militia      of     Western      Australia,      raised      during      the      late   19th     century,        such        as        the        Western        Australian      Mounted        Infantry.        Consequently,        its        battle      honours      include:      ‘South   Africa’   (Boer   War)   and; ‘Gallipoli’,    ‘Gaza-Beersheba’,    ‘Jerusalem’,    ‘Megiddo’ and ‘Damascus’ (World War I). At         present,         four-wheel-drive         Land         Rovers         and        six-wheel-drive            trucks,            known            as            Interim          Infantry               Mobility     Vehicles,          comprise          the       regiment's      key      operational      vehicles.      It      is      part      of     the          13th          Brigade,          a          reserve          formation encompassing      most      reserve      personnel      in      WA     and      is      based      at      Irwin      Barracks,      Karrakatta,     where      it      consists      of      one   Squadron.         Because         of        its            operational            role,            the            Regiment's          administrative            grouping            is            the            Royal          Australian   Armoured   Corps.   The         Squadron         has        deployed         members         to         the         Solomon         Islands,        Timor         Leste         and         Afghanistan.         It   has   also supported      regional      operations      including      OP Resolute and OP Amulet. 
Western Australian Branch Inc.
© 2016 - 2018   Royal Australian Armoured Corps Association                                   Western Australian Branch Inc.
Unit Colour Patch

The motto of the 10th Light Horse is:

Percute et Percute Velociter

(Latin: "Strike and Strike Swiftly").