Born 2 July 1936 Shelly Beach, Kaipara Harbour
Primary - Helensville, 1941 - 1948
College - Seddon Memorial Technical College, Wellesley Street E, Auckland. 1949 - 1952
Compulsary Military Training - 1955 - Attended 3 x Annual Camps; last ended Feb 1959.
Joined RF May 1959 and later 2 NZ Regt and embarked 'Capt Cook' to Malaya October 1959
Stationed at Taiping and operated; month on operations followed by a break - month on etc.
Retiurned to NZ 1961 when replaced by 1 Bn RNZIR.
Spent 2 and a half years training National Service personnel at Waiouru - 1963 - 1966.
Completed various star and promotional course during years leading up to 1968.
Served with V6 - last Rifle Coy to serve in Vietnam.
Have maintained contact with most of Pl members and those moments are treasured