Topic: Honours, Awards and Trophies
A former Army radio operator who transferred to the Navy in 2011 to gain sea time, experience, knowledge and skills before he decided his future, received a Conspicuous Service Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
A senior sailor, who “accidentally” joined the Navy, was awarded a Commendation for Distinguished Service in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
The 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours List named three leaders from the Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Darwin recognised for their service in the ship’s recent deployment to the Middle East.
The Governor-General and Chancellor of the Order of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), has approved 891 awards to be announced in the Queen’s Birthday 2017 Honours List.
A Navy Commander has helped a First World War-vintage medal return to the home town of it’s recipient after a series of events led to it being found in a flowerbed.