Vale Tony Rumball

Tony Rumball died after a massive heart attack yesterday (Tuesday 9 October). Tony was in Third Class in 1969 and graduated from OCS Portsea in (I think) 1970, into the RAAOC. He retired as a LTCOL and joined the APS in the field of Logistics, ending that career as the Director of International Logistics in Strategic Logistics Branch.

He was a good bloke. On a personal note, we went through school together in Adelaide – he entered RMC a year ahead of me because I opted (involuntarily!) to do a second matriculation year.

No details yet on funeral arrangements.

4 thoughts on “Vale Tony Rumball

  1. He was my Lord and Master in ANZAC Hall in our Fourth Class and assisted my surviving. A good bloke. Recently departed Noddy Howarth was also in the section. RIP Tony.

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  2. Thanks, David. i didn’t know him well, but I remember his face clearly. I do recall that he was a good man.

    Cheers Jabber. (In Perth right now. Head ‘home’ to Saigon his Sunday 14 Oct 18.)

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  3. Never had much to do with Tony at RMC, but did some work with him a few years back when he was in JLC. Thoroughly professional and a good guy to work with. Another sad loss – RIP.

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