Vale Major John D. Guy, RA Inf (Retd).

OCS Portsea Class December 1968 & awarded the Sword of Honour.

John died at Rathdowney, Qld on 12 January 2023, aged 75 years.

Before selection to OCS, John served in South Vietnam:

  • 3 SAS Squadron, 8 February – 5 March 1967
  • 1 SAS Squadron, 6 March – 6 December 1967.

Other postings included Pacific Islands Regiment PNG, 7 DEO Gurkha Rifles on exchange and Royal Australian Regiment

Attended Army Command & Staff College, Queenscliff in 1982.

A man of immense integrity and abounding love for his fellowman, particularly for youth at risk.

John will be missed by so many.

Rest In Peace.

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  • IJ Robinson January 13, 2023  

    RIP John, it was a privelage to have known you and worked with , fond memories from our time in A COY 2/4 in 1980.
    You will be sadly missed,God Bless

  • Jack Ridgewell January 15, 2023  

    RIP John you were a pleasure to work with.

  • David Rowe January 18, 2023  

    A fine soldier, and even better human being.

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