CHAMARETTE Stephen Garnett OAM
Australian Army Born 1944
Highgate Sub-Branch President 2015-7. Enlisted 1968, Officer Cadet School Portsea: 1969 -1971 2LT, with 7RAR, including 13 months war service in South Vietnam; 1975 Captain Instructor RAAOC Centre Wodonga; 1977 Major RMC Duntroon Staff; 1980 United States Naval Post Graduate School, (Graduated with MSc (Mgt)): 1982 – 1988 Personnel Branch Army and Defence (1984 Navy Staff College; and promoted to Lieutenant Colonel.) Resigned April 1988. Post-Service: Farmer, Non-Executive Director AWB Limited (2004-2009), Geraldton Port Authority (2010-2016). Joined Highgate 1988; past Junior, & Senior Vice President, President and Warden of the Sub-Branch. Initiated and directed the “Remembrance Walk” App Project to record the history and photos of the 29 War Memorials in Kings Park. RSL Life Member (2020). Highgate Golden Oldie. Awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM): For service to Veterans (14 June 2021).