BLADEN Kenneth John AM
Australian Army Born 8 Perth WA July 1934 Died 22 February 2019
Service No: 52765. OCS Graduate 1954 Australian Regular Army Graduate, Command and Staff College 1968 Queenscliffe, Victoria. Original Member, Special Air Services Regiment. Platoon Commander 1RAR, Malaya 1961-63. Company Commander 7RAR 1965-67 Vietnam. Jungle Training Centre Canungra 1971-72. Commander 3 Cadet Brigade (Lieutenant Colonel), 1973-74. Awarded Queens Medal. State War Memorial Sub-Warden. Highgate Golden Oldie. Vale. His wife Stephanie became Highgate’s first Affiliate Member in November 2001. Awarded the Member of the Order of Australia (AM) – For service to veterans and their families, particularly through the Western Australian Branch of the Returned and Services League of Australia: 26 January 2003.