Wednesday luncheon #4996 - ANZAC Day Meeting: Guest Speaker Ron S Read Lieutenant Royal Aust Navy Reserve

This week lunch meeting will be held on Wednesday 12.30pm for 1.00pm at the... Adelaide Oval Gil Langley Room, Riverbank Stand, War Memorial Drive, North Adelaide

Web booking closes Monday April 22 12 noon!

Payment on the day at the Welcome Desk by Card only. 

Includes Main Course, shared Cheese platter and Tea/Coffee, good company, great speaker and all done by 2pm!

ANZAC Day Meeting: Guest Speaker Ron S Read Lieutenant Royal Aust Navy Reserve

 

The vital role of the Australian Coast Watchers in WW2

 

Ron enlisted in the Royal Australian Navy as a Boy Seaman in 1964.
He was posted to HMAS Sydney and then HMAS Melbourne our Navy’s aircraft carrier and Flagship.
Ron also served in the destroyer escort HMAS Torrens and was deployed to the U.S. Pacific Fleet in Pearl Harbour and then to Vietnam.
In 1974 he was promoted to Signals Petty Officer and completed his service at the Adelaide Port Division AKA HMAS Encounter serving as a Reserve Officer following his promotion to Lieutenant RANR IN 1979.
He then embarked on a sales career which took him to the USA where he lived and worked for many years.
Ron has a strong interest in history particularly associated with the Royal Australian Navy.  He will be speaking on the critical role of Australian Coast Watchers in preventing the invasion by the Japanese in WW2.
 
 

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Please note the venue - Gil Langley Room, Adelaide Oval, Riverbank Stand, War Memorial Drive, North Adelaide

 

Event Information

Event Date 24-04-2024 1:00 pm
Event End Date 24-04-2024 2:00 pm
Registered 51
Available Place 43
Individual Price $38.00
Location Adelaide Oval - Gil Langley Room
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