Gallipoli Barracks Enoggera (Brisbane)
Gallipoli Barracks, Enoggera has a long history, having been in existence officially since 1908, although the wider area has been used for military purposes since 1855. Upon its establishment, the camp consisted of four paddocks that were used for training and drill. These being Bell, Fraser's, Rifle and Thompson's paddocks, with a number of rifle ranges being established there for use by civilian groups and units of the militia. Since then the base facilities have grown as the Army's presence there has grown through its involvement in the two World Wars and beyond. The base is currently the base is home to the majority of 7th Brigade units.
Captain Robert Mills Representative
Robert joined the RSDS team in January 2018.
Robert is responsible for 2/14 Battalion.
Representative Mark Messenger served in the military as a Musician for 23 years before joining the RSDS team at the begining of 2011.
Mark is currently responsible for 6RAR.
Up until December 2015, Mark was responsible for 1 Signals Regiment, having also supported 2/14 Light Horse Regiment (Queensland Mounted Infantry) and 8/9 RAR.
Mark believes that this is where God has called him to be and it is a real privilege to be able to serve and to share his faith in this way”. He enjoys talking and listening to soldiers, especially when they are away from home and family in the field environment. Mark can be contacted on his Mobile on 0419 244 086 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
Major Derek Whitehouse. Representative.
Derek joined the RSDS team in January 2016.
Derek is responsible for 1st Field Regiment.
Derek can be contacted on 0409 354 683 or email@example.com
Gallipoli Barracks boasts a "Hop In" situated alongside the AFFCANS Canteen. The "Hop In" offers a full size pool table, table tennis table, a Wii and large plasma Television, along with a library and coffee and tea making facilities.
The photos below show soldiers enjoying the facilities at the "Hop In"
Soldiers enjoying the facilites of one of the "Mobile Hop Ins" from Brisbane in the field envioronment. These specially equipped 4 wheel drives allow the "Sallymen and Women" to take their support into the field.