COURTNEY Edgar Bruce OBE MID

RAAF Born Malvern VIC 14 November 1914 Died 30 November 1999

Service No: O348.  Royal Australian Air Force 1936 various ships and squadrons pre-war. HMAS Australia 10 Squadron United Kingdom. Commanding Officer 75 Wing Wartime (Mentioned in Dispatches). ADC to HM the Queen 1966-67. Retired Air Commodore. Warden State War Memorial 1970. Provided original Berets for the Honour Guard, Highgate Committee for many years. Awarded the Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order (Imperial) – RAAF-Air Staff Officer during the 1954 Royal Visit: 27 April 1954. Awarded The Order of the British Empire – Officer (Military) (Imperial) (OBE) – RAAF-Postwar Honours List: 1 January 1969

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