JEFFERY Philip Michael AC AO MC
Australian Army Born Wiluna WA 12 December 1937
Service No: 57053. 17 National Service Company, Special Air Service Regiment. Malaysia, RAR. Borneo British SASR. Papua New Guinea Pacific Islands Regiment. Vietnam, Military Cross, South Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry. British Staff College Camberley & London. Co Pacific Island Regiment Wewak. Patron of RSL WA. Companion Order of Australia. Governor of Western Australia. Awarded the Military Cross (Imperial)(MC) – For gallant services in Vietnam: 23 July 1971. Awarded the Member of the Order of Australia (AM) – For service to the Australian Army in the formation of the Special Action Force: 8 June 1981. Awarded the Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) – For service to the Australian Army as Commander of the 1st Division: 13 June 1988. Awarded the Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) -For service to the Crown as Governor of Western Australia and to the community, particularly through providing leadership in his commitment to the initiation and promotion of youth programmes to address contemporary social problems: 11 June 1996. WA Government House: biography.