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ATTENDANCE OF AUSTRALIAN OFFICERS AT THE UNITED KINGDOM JOINT SERVICES STAFF COLLEGE»

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 Townley.

The M i n i s t e r f o r D e fe n c e , The Hon. A t h o l Townley

a n n o u n c e d t h a t t h e f o l l o w i n g o f f i c e r s h a v e b e e n s e l e c t e d

t o a t t e n d t h e 2 9 t h C o u rse a t t h e J o i n t S e r v i c e s S t a f f

P o l l e g e i n t h e U n i t e d Kingdom which commences i n March 1 9 6 4 s -

R. A. N. L i e u t e n a n t Commander J . P. VAN GSLDER. R. Λ. N.

E x e c u t i v e O f f i c e r o f t h e Η. Μ, A.S. Q u ib e r o n .

ARMY. Major (Tem porary L i e u t e n a n t C o l o n e l ) Jc-C.F.

MOLONEY a t p r e s e n t a t t a c h e d t o t h e A u s t r a l i a n

Army S t a f f ( U n i t e d Kingdom) f o r L a n d / A i r T r a i n i n g .

Mr. Townley ad d ed t h a t t h e o b j e c t o f t h e C o l l e g e i s t o

t r a i n o f f i c e r s f o r s t a f f a p p o in t m e n t s on J o i n t S e r v i c e S t a f f s

and f o r h i g h e r s t a f f a p p o in t m e n t s i n t h e i r own S e r v i c e s and

i n d o i n g s o , t o d e v e l o p m u tu a l u n d e r s t a n d i n g and a common

d o c t r i n e b e tw e e n t h e S e r v i c e s . O f f i c e r s o f t h e A u s t r a l i a n

S e r v i c e s and t h e C i v i l S e r v i c e have a t t e n d e d C o u rse s a t t h e

J o i n t S e r v i c e s S t a f f C o l l e g e w h ich a r e h e l d t w i c e y e a r l y

r e g u l a r l y s i n c e 1947·

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES.

L i e u t e n a n t Commander GELDER. i s a q u a l i f i e d p i l o t an d b e tw ee n

1952 and 1957 a t t e n d e d t r a i n i n g c o u r s e s i n A u s t r a l i a and t h e

U n i t e d Kingdom. D u r i n g 1958 he was S e n i o r N a v al O f f i c e r

R. A. A. F. S t a t i o n U r a n q u i n t y , p i l o t ’w i t h 725 S q u a d r o n and 81 6

S q u a d r o n ( 1 9 5 9 - 1 9 6 0 ) . Η. M. A. S. Queenborough (1 96O -19 61) and

724 Squadron ( 196 1- 1963)·

M ajo r (Temporary L i e u t e n a n t C o l o n e l ) MOLONEY, i s an I n f a n t r y

O f f i c e r o f t h e S t a f f C o r p s » His r e c e n t a p p o i n t m e n t s were

I n s t r u c t o r , O f f i c e r C adet S c h o o l (1 9 5 3 -1 9 5 5 )? D eputy A s s i s t a n t

A d j u t a n t G e n e r a l H e a d q u a r t e r s S o u t h e r n Command, (1 9 5 8 -1 9 5 9 )

2n d Royal V i c t o r i a n Regiment ( 1960- 196 1) , G e n e r a l S t a f f

O f f i c e r Grade 2 3 r d B a t t a l i o n , R oyal A u s t r a l i a n R egim ent

( 1 9 6 2 - 1 9 6 3 ) .

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