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S, Ε»A, T, 0» MILITARY PLANNING OFFICE. BANGKOK

S t a t e m e n t by t h e M i n i s t e r f o r D e f e n c e , The Hon, A t h o l T o w n l e y ,

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The M i n i s t e r f o r D e f e n c e , Mr, T o w n l e y , a n n o u n c e d t h a t

Commander A,W„ SAVAGE, R , A , N . , a t p r e s e n t i n command o f HoM,A,So "TOBRUK" h a s be en a p p o i n t e d A u s t r a l i a n M i l i t a r y

A d v i s e r ' s R e p r e s e n t a t i v e , S, E„^ , T„0„ M i l i t a r y P l a n n i n g O f f i c e ,

B a n g k o k , f o r a p e r i o d o f two y e a r s fr o m J a n u a r y , 1 9 6 1, w i t h

t h e a c t i n g r a n k o f C a p t a i n , He w i l l s u c c e e d Group C a p t a i n

GoH, STEEGE, D . S o 0 o , D , F , C , , who w i l l have c o m p l e t e d h i s t o u r

o f d u t y in t h i s a p p o i n t m e n t .

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Commander A,W, SAVAGE e n t e r e d t h e R.A.N, C o l l e g e i n 1934 a n d d u r i n g t h e 1 9 3 9 / 4 5 War s e r v e d i n Η»M, a „ S , " C a n b e r r a " and

"Nizam", His p o s t - w a r a p p o i n t m e n t s I n c l u d e : - S t a f f O f f i c e r

( O p e r a t i o n s ) t o F l a g O f f i c e r - I n - C h a r g e , E a s t A u s t r a l i a A r e a (195 5)

D e p u t y D i r e c t o r o f Man ni ng, Navy O f f i c e ( 1 9 5 5 - 1 9 5 6 ) J o i n t

S e c r e t a r y , J o i n t P l a n n i n g C o m m i t te e , D e p a r t m e n t o f D e f e n c e

(1 9 5 7- 1 9 6 0) and HoMoAoS, " T o b r u k " , i n command, and S e n i o r O f f i c e

1 0 t h D e s t r o y e r Squadron ( s i n c e M a r c h , i 960) , .

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