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Obituary: RADM Andrew Robertson

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FROM: CN AUSTRALIA VALE: REAR ADMIRAL ANDREW JOHN ROBERTSON AO DSC RAN (RETD) It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing...

Farewell to Vice Admiral Ian MacDougall

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By LCDR Alistair Tomlinson Australia’s most senior submariner and former Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ian MacDougall AC AFSM RAN, has died at age...

Obituary: Cmdr Jim Speed, early Normandy lander

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Commander Jim Speed, who has died aged 96, was a beach commando who landed on Sword beach before H-Hour on June 6 1944, leading...

Obituary: LCDR Kenneth Brown

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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

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Vice Admiral David Willoughby Leach AC, CBE, LVO served as Chief of the Naval Staff from 1982 to 1985. Leach was born on 17...

Navigating a naval medical career

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Obituary: Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander Peter James Hoare, RAN, Rtd.  By Michael Fogarty* HMAS Sydney had returned to Korea for a second deployment in the post-armistice period from...

Admiral Sir Simon Cassels obituary

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

HMAS Melbourne captain dies aged 98

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Obituary: Captain John Philip Stevenson AM RAN Ret’d 24 August 1921 – 29 January 2019 (Captain John Stevenson was captain of HMAS Melbourne at the time...

Obituary: Nat Gould

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Arthur John ‘Nat’ Gould, a Queenslander who joined the RAAF in 1939 and served as a fighter pilot in the UK, died on 19...

Obituary: Lt-Cdr Konstanty Okolow-Zubkowski

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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...