Vale: LTCOL Michael Dinnison (Rtd) – RAA
We have received advice of the death on Saturday 9 July 2022 of Mike Dinnison. Mike had not been well for some time. In mid-2021 he moved from Townsville to Victoria with his partner to be closer to his children and grandchildren.
Mike served in Rwanda with the ADF Contingent, and Hilton Lenard advises that Mike served in 4th Field Regiment from around 1975 as Section Comd and Regimental Signals Officer in HQ Bty. He returned as BK of 107 Bty then BC HQ Bty later that decade then again as Regt 2IC under Arthur Burke. He last served as Ground Liaison Officer (GLO) (or similar) in Darwin as LtCol. He took his discharge and returned to Townsville where he remained until 2021. During his time post Army, Mike served for some years as President of ‘Gunners North Queensland’. He worked for many years in the Aged Care industry with RSL Care then the Masonic Home in Townsville. For most of the last decade, Make has been a senior interviewer with ABS, doing ABS surveys through North and Far North Qld and NT.
No funeral details are known at this stage.
RIP Mike Dinnison
Obituary Resource Officer