Ex RN Air Tiffy, 1950-1963 living in Perth WA. saw Memorial message in local paper for Desmond Rodgers from Fleet Air Arm Assoc, WA Division Members.

Former LCDR Des Rodgers (RAN Rtd.) passed away on Saturday 30th November 2013, at his home at Mullaloo, Perth WA.

His funeral is today Thursday 5th December 2013, at the  Pinaroo Valley Memorial Park in Padbury, off Whitfords Avenue at 1500 in the West Chapel.

His wake will be held at the home of former LCDR Clive Mayo (RAN Rtd.) at 50 Poseidon Road, Heathridge. WA

Yours Aye
Keith Taylor
Hon Secretary
WA Division
Fleet Air Arm Association


It is my sad duty to inform you of the passing on Saturday 30th November of former Lt Cmdr Des Rodgers – DOB 26/12/32 – after a long illness.

Peter served in Vietnam as follows:

HMAS Melbourne 31/05/1965 to 22/06/1965
No. 817 Squadron (HMAS Sydney) 17/01/1968 16/02/1968
No. 817 Squadron (HMAS Sydney) 27/03/1968 26/04/1968
No. 817 Squadron (HMAS Sydney) 21/05/1968 13/06/1968

Our thoughts are with his family

Peter McNay