Australia Day Honours 2022

Congratulations to the following RSL NSW members who have been recognised in the 2022 Australia Day Honours for their ongoing service and support of Australia’s veterans and their families.  

The RSL badge is a symbol of readiness at all times to render service to Queen and country and former comrades. Each award is testament to what it means to be a member of our League and the community. 

We thank you for your selflessness, commitment, and dedication to helping your fellow Australians. 

MEDAL (OAM) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION

Mr Frederick Francis DENNY for service to veterans and their families. (Picton Thirlmere Bargo RSL sub-Branch)

Mr Edward Anthony HELM for service to veterans and their families. (Queanbeyan RSL sub-Branch)

Mr Edwin Robert HILL NSW for service to the community of Taree. (Taree RSL sub-Branch)

Major Kenneth John McKAY RFD (Retd) for service to veterans, and to history preservation. (City of Penrith RSL sub-Branch)

Mr Raymond John PEARSON for service to veterans and their families. (Huskisson RSL sub-Branch)

Mrs Ann Elizabeth PIORO for service to veterans and their families. (Woonona Bulli RSL sub-Branch)

Mr Peter PIORO for service to veterans and their families. (Woonona Bulli RSL sub-Branch)

Mr Brian Allan WHEELER for service to veterans and their families. (Batemans Bay RSL sub-Branch)

Mr Mervyn Stuart WHITING for service to veterans and their families, and to the community. (Forestville RSL sub-Branch)

Mr Robert Michael FRESHFIELD for service to veterans and their families. (Merrylands RSL sub-Branch)

Robert Paul McFARLANE for service to the community of Grafton. (Grafton RSL sub-Branch)

Terence Michael O’GRADY for service to the community through charitable organisations. (Woolgoolga RSL sub-Branch)

John Lochwood KENT for service to the community of Nambucca Heads. (Nambucca Heads sub-Branch)

Mr Wayne Leslie MASON for service to the community in a range of roles. (Stuarts Point RSL sub-Branch)

RSL NSW also wishes to congratulate OAM recipient Ms Alice Guay KANG, Director of Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway, for service to veterans, and to community health.

 

Image: Department of Defence – Governor-General of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley, AC, DSC (Retired) 

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