BIRD Richard Ernest
Australian Army Born Maryborough Qld 7 September 1932
Service No: 17016. Entered RMC Duntroon 1951 Commissioned into Australian Staff Corps, posted to Royal Australian Armoured Corps. 1954. Vietnam service. Served in various Regimental and Staff postings till 1986. Retired in rank of Brigadier 1986. Attended : School of Tank Technology, RAC Centre, Bovington Dorset. Defence Services Staff College, India 1965; US Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas 1969/70; Joint Services Staff College Canberra 1973. Achievements: Newsagent of Year Western Australia 1994; Graduated B.Business Edith Cowan University 2002 (Age 70).