DONALD Alexander DSC

RAN Born Subiaco WA 17 June 1930

Service No: O2185.  Royal Australian Navy. Recruit Seaman 1949 HMAS Leeuwin. 38 years later retired as last Commanding Officer prior to HMAS Leeuwin passing to Army Control. 35 years Mine Warfare & Clearing Branch. 1969-70 Command HMAS Snipe (Mine Hunter) South Vietnam. 1974 in Charge Clearance Diving Team Hobart Tasman Bridge Collapse. 1997 President Clearance Diving Association WA. Awarded the Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) – Clearance Diving Team 3, 6th Contingent: 23 July 1971

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