Mr R (Bob) Metcalfe


Particulars of Service

Mr Metcalfe served with 85 Transport Platoon, 5 Company, Royal Australian Army Service Corps, in Phuoc Tuy Province, South Vietnam for 365 days.

Campaign Medals, Decorations and Awards

  • Australian Active Service Medal 
  • Vietnam Medal 
  • Australian Defence Medal
  • Vietnam Campaign Medal

Length of RSL Membership and Official Positions held:

  • Joined Lawson sub-Branch 6th April, 1981 
  • Elected Lawson sub-Branch Secretary 1982 - 1983 
  • Elected Port Macquarie sub-Branch Treasurer 2003 – 2006 
  • Elected LNCDC Auditor 2007 – 2014 
  • Elected LNCDC Treasurer 2014 - 2015
  • Elected Port Macquarie sub-Branch Trustee 2005 - 2008 
  • Elected Kendall sub-Branch Secretary 2008 - 2015 
  • Elected Kendall sub-Branch Delegate LNCDC 2008 - 2015
  •  Elected State Councillor – Northern Country 2008 until present 
  • Elected Kendall sub-Branch Treasurer 2009 - 2015 
  • Elected Welfare Officer Kendall sub-Branch 2009 - 2015

State Branch Committees

  • State Branch Grants Officer 2009 until present 
  • RSL Day Clubs 2011 until present 

Service to other ESO's

  • Nyngan Legacy Club Legatee 1989 - 1990 
  • Dubbo Legacy Club Legatee 1990 - 2002 
  • Vietnam Veterans Counselling Service, Country Outreach 1991 – 2000 
  • Treasurer, Dubbo & Far West Vietnam Veterans 1992 - 1995 
  • NSW TPI Association Welfare Officer 1995 until present 
  • Blue Mountains Vietnam Veterans & Associated Forces Inc. Welfare Officer 1997 until present 
  • Secretary/Public Officer, Manning Valley Great Lakes TPI Social & Welfare Club Inc. 2007 – 2010
  •  Assistant Treasurer, Hastings Manning Macleay Vietnam Veterans’ Association 2007 - 2011. 
  • Member Mid-North Coast Welfare & Pension Officer Network 2003 - 2014 
  • Naval Association of Australia, Port Macquarie sub-Section, Honorary Auditor 2008 - 2012