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Paul Crofts OAM

The City of Penrith RSL sub Branch congratulates Paul Crofts on being awarded the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in the Australia day honours list for 2017. Following is his citation:

“Paul Vincent Crofts was awarded the MEDAL (OAM) OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA IN THE GENERAL DIVISION on 26 January 2017

For service to veterans and their families.

Service includes: Returned and Services League of Australia – Penrith Sub-Branch: Vice-President, 2009-2010. Welfare and Pensions Officer, 1999-2012. Member, since 1991.

Life Member, Returned and Services League of Australia (New South Wales), since 2013 and Recipient, Certificate of Appreciation, 2004.

Penrith Returned and Services League Club: Director, 2002-2014.”

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July 2017
5 Squadron Reunion
July 31@8:00 am - 5:00 pm

If you served with 5 Squadron and are interested in catching up with some former colleagues and seeing who has got the better tales of their time there then click on the following link and complete the form.  The event is planned for the sometime between July & September depending on the response.
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