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Obituary: LCDR Kenneth Brown

The following is the Vale signal for LCDR Kenneth Brown from the Chief of Navy: It is with great sadness that I inform you of...

Obituary: David Leach

Vice Admiral David Willoughby Leach AC, CBE, LVO served as Chief of the Naval Staff from 1982...

Navigating a naval medical career

Obituary: Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander Peter James Hoare, RAN, Rtd.  By Michael Fogarty* HMAS Sydney had returned to...

Admiral Sir Simon Cassels obituary

The Times has published an interesting RN obituary giving details  of the life of a remarkable officer, Admiral Sir Simon Cassels, who...

HMAS Melbourne captain dies aged 98

Obituary: Captain John Philip Stevenson AM RAN Ret’d 24 August 1921 – 29 January...

Obituary: Nat Gould

Arthur John ‘Nat’ Gould, a Queenslander who joined the RAAF in 1939 and served as a fighter pilot in the UK, died...

Obituary: Lt-Cdr Konstanty Okolow-Zubkowski

Lt-Cdr Konstanty Okolow-Zubkowski was a decorated naval officer who took part in the hunt for the German battleship Bismarck and later represented all Polish...

Obituary: GEOFFREY LOOSLI 1926 – 2016

loosliObituary: GEOFFREY LOOSLI 1926 - 2016 (Executive Officer of HMAS Anzac and naval attache in Washington).

Vice Admiral Robert ‘Tubby’ Squires – obituary

Vice Admiral Robert “Tubby” Squires, who has died aged 89, helped to commission Britain’s first nuclear-powered submarine. In 1960, when he was appointed first lieutenant...

Eulogy for Gavin Campbell WWII HMAS Perth veteran

This is the compellingly moving eulogy given by Mike Carlton at the funeral of World War II HMAS Perth veteran Gavin Campbell.