BESSELL-BROWNE, Graham De Whalley
He had a long and varied career after enlisting in January 1959 in Western Australia as a Naval Airman ( Aircrew ). He became a Midshipman A/SBLT (O) before gaining a permanent commission.
He spent some time at HMAS Waratah which was the RAN Administration post in Washington DC.
In later years he was CO of 816 Squadron. ( Trackers )
His Memorial Service was held in St Mary’s Anglican Church in Mirboo North (Victoria) on Friday 23rd February at 1330, attended by a few FAA personnel such as Frank Doe, Jeff Dalgleish, Albert Riley and Robin Spratt, amongst many locals.
Rest in peace, old friend.