Born: 16/1/1925 – Died: 13/5/2006

Achievements and Highlights:

  • WWII veteran
  • Poet and writer, a collection of which will be published by Springvale Neighborhood House later this year
  • Received ‘Friend of Springvale Neighborhood House’ award from the Committee of Springvale Neighborhood House in 2005
  • Received a Certificate of Achievement from the Division of Further Education in 1990 for ‘ Involvement and Encouragement to People of All Nationalities, to Help Them Improve their English’
  • Nominated for Senior Citizen of the Year, City of Springvale (year unknown)
  • London bus conductor
  • Highly awarded salesman (McEwans/Myer)
  • President of the Esperanto Federation of Victoria
  • Teacher of English to migrants from 1989
  • Loved travel – travelled to England, Ireland and Malaysia every 2 years
  • Mentor to many people
  • Self-taught Magician and hypnotist
  • Founding Member of Springvale Writer’s Circle
  • Member of Toastmaster’s
  • Secretary of the Springvale Neighbourhood House Administration Committee from 1990 till 2004