||16 years 6 months
||6th October 1966
||9th January 1984
Air Tech Communications
||Leeuwin, Sydney, Albatross, Penguin, 805 Sqn, 724 Sqn,
Lonsdale, RAAF Support Command Melbourne.
||Transferred to the
RAAF on 10 Jan 1984 (1st of 240) as part of "Bob
Hawke's Fleet Air Arm Redundancy Programme", as a Rad Tech
A in Townsville while at Support Command. Was one of 2 RAN sailors
attached to Support Command.
Received Long Service
Medal, with clasp and National Medal.
12 Oct 1986, Served at RAAF Support Command Melbourne, Point Cook, Wagga,
492 Sqn Avionics, 492 Sqn Deployments
||Since discharge- lived & worked in Bowen. Employed as
sales clerk at local Hardware store. Sales / orders/ computers/ etc.
twice, divorced twice, 2 children (1st marriage) and 3 grand
children (4th on way). Was involved in local Brass Band (one of
oldest in Qld), have a hobby business of locating & suppling items
that are hard to find, from around the world. (books/CDs/nuts &
bolts/tools/model kits/etc) Also build models on commission.
is Model Railroads, Family Tree and Computer.
become a recluse by choice, belonging to no club or group.
Anzac Dawn Service in Bowen- paying respect to all servicemen, in
particular those who fell for us as well as my 7 family members including
4 who did not return from WW1.