SANDERSON John Murray AC

Australian Army Born Geraldton WA 4 November 1940

Service No: 57060.  Educated Bunbury Senior High 1958-61 Royal Military College Duntroon. Borneo, South Vietnam. Command Engineers. Promoted to Major General in 1989. 1991-93 United Nations Commander Cambodia. AC & United States of America. Awarded Legion of Merit Commander Class. 1995 Chief of Army. 2000: 29th Governor of Western Australia. Awarded The Member of the Order of Australia (AM) – For service as Director of Plans – Army Office: 26 January 1985. Awarded the Officer of the Order of Australia (AO): 26 January 1991. Awarded The Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) – For eminent service and exceptional performance of duty to the Australian Defence Force particularly as the Commander United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia: 26 January 1994. WA Government House: biography.

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