Peter (Manooch) MANUCCI

MANUCCI, Peter

Service Number: 55025
Enlisted: 25 January 1965
Last Rank: Warrant Officer Class 1
Last Unit: 1st Field Regiment
Born: Rastatt, Germany, 16 March 1947
Home Town: Subiaco, Nedlands, Western Australia
Schooling: Trinity College
Occupation: Human Resources Specialist (retired)
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Vietnam War Service

25 Jan 1965: Enlisted Australian Army, Gunner, SN 55025
20 May 1966: Involvement Australian Army, Gunner, SN 55025, 1st Field Regiment
20 May 1966: Embarked Australian Army, Gunner
18 Jun 1976: Promoted Australian Army, Warrant Officer Class 2, DSU Melbourne
25 Jun 1979: Promoted Australian Army, Warrant Officer Class 1

Non Warlike Service

10 Mar 1985: Discharged Australian Army, Warrant Officer Class 1, SN 55025

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Biography contributed by Peter Manucci

Peter Manucci was born in Rastatt, Germany on the 16th March 1947. Rastatt at that time was under French Occupation and Command. My parents lived in displaced person huts erected by the French. At the end of the was my parents were able to get passage to Australia as displaced persons

We left Naples in Dec 1949 on the Anna Saleen but had to pull into Aden due to a faulty engine. The Skauham was returning to Europe from Australia and was diverted to Aden to pick up the passengers and take them to Fremantle. We were initially supposed to disembark in Melbourne but our distination was changed to Fremantle where we arrived on 5 January 1950.

Had my 3rd birthday at Mary's Mount Boys College, Davies Cres, Gooseberry Hill WA.  I boarded there from Feb 1950 to 1959.

My Military life is as follows:

1961 - 1962  School Cadets CBC Perth and Trinity College 

1963 School Cadets Perth Modern School.

1964 CMF 1RWAR

26 Jan 65 to 04 May 65 1 RTB

05 May to 23 Jun 65 - School of Artillery

24 Jun 65 - 19 May 66 1st Fd Regt RAA 107 Bty then 103 Bty

20 May 66 to 7 May 67 - 103 Ffd Bty RAA, FO Party C & B Coy  RAR  Sept 66 to Feb 67 then to HQ Bty located 1 ATF HQ.

8 May 67 to 18 May 68 - HQ Bty 1st Fd Regt Wacol and Enoggera in QLD.

19 May 67 - 8 Aug 68 - 2 RTB as an RDI

09 Aug 68 to 10 Jun 70 - 132 Div Loc Bty. East Brighton Vic as Tpr Bdr.

11 Jun 70 to 13 Jan 75 - 3 Army Recruiting Unit, Victoria Barracks and Broadmeadows.

14 Jun 75 to 17 Jun 76 - Central Army Records Office, Albert Parkand St Kilda Rd Melbourne  Vic.

18 Jun 76 to 24 Jun 79 - DSU Melbourne

25 Jun 79 to 31 Dec 81 - Mat Branch Army Office Canberra ACT

01 Jan 82 to 14 Dec 84 - Pers Branch, Army Office Canberra ACT

15 Dec 84 to 10 Mar 85 - Unalloted List 5 MD Perth WA admin by DSU Perth Karrakatta

17 May 85 to 30 Jul 1992 - ARER; AAIER, DSU Perth Karraktta 

I joined Woolworths in January 1985 retiring in Mar 2013 when I turned 65.

Whilst at Woolworths I managed the Supermarkets at Kelmscott; Belmont and Floreat. I then moved in to The Training Managers Role, The Training and Development Managers Role and a Human Resources Specialist.

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