HMAS LEEUWIN opened as a Junior Recruit Training
Establishment on 13th July 1960.
were 104 JR’s in the original 17th intake , however only 102 made it to
Leeuwin as two jumped ship at Kalgoorlie off the train on the way to the West
from Morrow Division, Charles Britt, Trevor Leslie Carr and Neil
Heron all transferred to HMAS Nirimba, the apprenticeship training
school, in June 67.