LEUT D J Horne, RNVR

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SLSU1966
Posts: 598
Joined: Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:47 pm
Real Full Name: Michael Fogarty
Rank and Rate/Category: LEUT
Enlistment Date: 28 Feb 1966
Date of Discharge: 12 May 1972
Ships and Depots Served: Cerberus, Duchess, Melbourne, Kuttabul, FHQ, Harman

LEUT D J Horne, RNVR

Post by SLSU1966 » Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:21 pm

Donald James Horne, born in Aberdeen, Scotland, 15 October, 1924 and died in Canberra 22 August, 2020. In UK when the war broke out so could not go to Australia. Wanted to join the RN but was advised to apply when he was older. Studied at the School of Oriental Studies in London and qualified as a Chinese linguist. Served as the Assistant Naval Attache at the British Embassy in China, 945-46.Joined DFAT in 1947 and had a long career in the diplomatic service in many posts to retire in the mid-eighties.

SLSU1966
Posts: 598
Joined: Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:47 pm
Real Full Name: Michael Fogarty
Rank and Rate/Category: LEUT
Enlistment Date: 28 Feb 1966
Date of Discharge: 12 May 1972
Ships and Depots Served: Cerberus, Duchess, Melbourne, Kuttabul, FHQ, Harman

LEUT D J Horne, RNVR

Post by SLSU1966 » Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:22 pm

China 1945-46.

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