Tuesday, 17 January 2012 was touched with sadness with the passing of one of the “characters”of the Navy.

R33011, WOETC Patrick Francis “Fagan” Lawford, 83, passed away after a long period of poor health.

Fagan saw active service on HMAS Hobart in Vietnam in 1967. He was known to many in the RAN due to his long period of service on many ships and establishments, and was well known in the Navy (and civvy) Rugby circles.

Funeral details will be posted when known – Peter Maher, Greenies Organization.