Former Stokers - Shorty Morris & Gus Chandler

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Former Stokers - Shorty Morris & Gus Chandler

Post by stones » Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:42 am

Was informed last night of the deaths of two well known dashing, debonair Dusties ...

WOMTP Gus Chandler & POMTP Shorty Morris.

I served at sea with both of these blokes and knew them most of my life. Both characters in their own right.

Shorty passed away a while ago apparently, Gus just recently. I do not know any details except that Gus was undergoing a minor Op in Hospital and didn't make it through. He had been having a few medical issues for some time.

RIP fellars.

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Re: Former Stokers - Shorty Morris & Gus Chandler

Post by Blue » Sat Dec 21, 2019 5:47 pm

Sad to hear about Shorty and Gus, RIP.

Was Gus HMAS Cerberus WO & CPO Mess president during the mid 80's?

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Re: Former Stokers - Shorty Morris & Gus Chandler

Post by paulkaz » Mon Dec 23, 2019 11:19 am

Shorty passed away around the 21st July. There was a big roll up at his funeral.
I think Gus was at Cerberus and Mess Pres. in the mid 80's.

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Re: Former Stokers - Shorty Morris & Gus Chandler

Post by Sandy Powell » Mon Dec 23, 2019 1:44 pm

Sad to hear of both. RIP

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