13 thoughts on “Recruiting video

  1. David Loved the video as I had only seen bits before – I wish I had known that Dunners was this exciting and I may have had a better time ! Good for Partners to get some idea of the events we endured – it’s a pity Hodder’s pewter wasn’t full as we didn’t really experience the moment . Thanks for sharing and keeping us all in touch and remembering things and events we have forgotten . Best Wishes, John Mc

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  2. Dear David,

    Thanks for digging this out.

    Haven’t seen this film for a while, and as you can see, I borrowed some of the footage for Days Like This. Gosh it’s a muddled recruiting film and the dour voice overs lack inspiration. I don’t imagine that the recruiting centres were overwhelmed with enquiries after this one was released.

    Little wonder they returned to RMC a few years later to make another one when we were in first class.

    Best, Rod

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    • Hi Rod,

      I wonder what is was that prompted us to apply? Probably something like 12 O’Clock High, or The Green Berets – or possibly Hogan’s Heroes! I often think that last one was closest to life at RMC.

      There is one redeeming feature of the clip – it captures some of the life at the College as it was (reasonably truly).

      Regards,

      David

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  3. Hi Berry

    Here’s some pics from my RMC book for our class website.

    Cheers Jabber.

    Oh, and please note my new address in Vietnam is:’

    26 Duong No2

    Khu dan cu

    Conic

    Ho Chi Minh City

    Vietnam

    Phone +84 (0) 3903977971

    My address in Oz (I live in both countries about equally these days)

    Riverglades Resort

    Unit 7/ 490 Pinjarra Road

    Furnissdale WA 6209

    Australia

    Phone +61 (0) 477677853

    All the best and cheers, Jabber

    Chris Jones

    Phone: +61 (0) 477677853 (Australia) + 84 (0) 903977971 (Vietnam)

    Skpe: zip_zipper75

    Email: director.cj75@gmail.com

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  4. The brigadier early in the video is Rex Roseblade, Mick’s dad.

    He looked after our 4th class A61 middle floor platoon, of which Mick was a member, excellently.

    RE

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