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HMAS Leeuwin - Junior Recruit Training Establishment  

October 1966 to October 1967

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Peter William CARMICHAEL

Official No: R95717 Aged: 15 years 8 months Joined: 7th October 1966
Division: Marks Home Port: Brisbane Discharged: 1980


Postings: Leeuwin, Sydney, Melbourne, Sydney, Kuttabul, Swan, Tarangau, Harman, Supply
Notes: Paid off 1980 (had a gut full)
Current Occupation: I run my own business Carpet/Upholstery cleaning/Pest control with my brother Mark.
1966 Pete (left) & brother, Mark 2002

After I paid off in 1980, I trained at Sydney's St. Vincent hospital for 6months.  Then was Catering Manager at a Private hospital in Currumbin for 2.5 yrs.  Moved to Trinity Beach Cairns, worked at the gold mines 120ks out of Cooktown for 12 months, I also learnt to fly there (watching the pelicans!!)

I started up a coffee shop and donut shop in Tweed City, moved to another coffee shop in Southport Qld.

Have been Carpet cleaning now for 20 yrs, starting to wind down.

I am married my lovely bride, Gail in 1978. We have 3 girls Tennille aged 25, Angela 23 and Tamekia 19.

We have just bought a small motor home, intending to travel around Australia before old age sets in.


Personal photographs




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