Vale

Ray Allan Dousset. OCS Class of December 1973. RAEME, AAAvn.

Tragically killed in a road accident near Bundaberg. Funeral on 7 November 2019 in Bundaberg.

Major George E. Ball. OCS Class of June 1952. Graduated to RAA.

Died in Gosford on 21 October 2019 after a long illness.

Active service in Korea and South Vietnam.

Army Staff College 1965.

Colonel Graeme D.Burgess MBE. OCS Class of December 1955. Commandant – December 1980 to December 1983.

Graeme passed away peacefully on Tuesday 8th October 2019.

A celebration of his life will be held at the Norwood Park Crematorium in Canberra at midday on Thursday  17 October 2019. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Enquiries to Richard Burgess – richard.burgess47@gmail.com

Colonel Phillip J. Gould 9 Jun 1945 – 30 Sep 2019.

OCS Class Dec 1964.

SVN: 9RAR as a Lt from Nov 68 to Dec 69.

Aust Staff College 1978.

An invitation is extended to join with Joane, family and friends to celebrate and remember Phil’s life at Southport Yacht Club, 1 Macarthur Parade, Main Beach Qld 4217, from 2.30 PM, Thursday 10 October 2019.

Dress – Relaxed Gold Coast informal.

Major Bruce C. Hampson RAAOC (Retd)  –  OCS Class Dec 64.

Army Apprentices School, Balcombe (10th Intake) Bruce died on 27 June 2019 in Nambour Hospital after a long illness.

He served in South Vietnam as a lieutenant with 102 Field Workshops Stores Section in 1967 – 68.

53185 Major Peter Raymond Lofthouse RAE [Retd]

Peter passed away on Thu 11 Jul 2019 after suffering a heart attack. He was born on 19 Mar 1936 at East Fremantle, Western Australia. His funeral was held on Wed 17 Jul 2019 at 2 PM, Pinnaroo Cemetry Chapel, BRIDGEMAN DOWNS at 2 PM.

Peter was a graduate of the OCS Class of Dec 1957. As a Captain he saw Active Service with 17 Construction Squadron, RAE in South Vietnam from 23 Apr 1970 to 21 Apr 1971. He is sadly missed by all of his classmates and friends.
Condolences to Denise and Family.

  Sanderson, Stephen John RA Svy, RAAOC

Steve passed away last Saturday (6 July) after a lengthy battle with cancer. There will be a private cremation.

Steve (Sandy) was a graduate of the June 1973 Class originally graduating to Survey and later transferring to Ordnance. He was responsible for developing the class website creating a wonderful legacy for his classmates.

  LTCOL James Edward Heron RAASC, RACT

Jim was born in August 1944.  A graduate of OCS Portsea Class Dec 65.
He served in SVN as a lieutenant with HQ 5 Coy RAASC from Dec 67 – Jan 69.