Ronald Godfrey Howy IRVING OBE, CBE

IRVING, Ronald Godfrey Howy

Service Numbers: 25, 25 (NX1)
Enlisted: 13 October 1939, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Last Rank: Brigadier
Last Unit: 6th Division Headquarters
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, 15 July 1898
Home Town: Toorak, Stonnington, Victoria
Schooling: Graduated from the Royal Military College - Duntroon, ACT, Australia.
Occupation: Brigadier of the Australian Military Forces.
Died: Melbourne, Victoria, 14 December 1965, aged 67 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Springvale Garden of Remembrance & Crematorium, Victoria
Cremated: 16/12/1965, (Springvale Crematorium), his ashes were scattered at Springvale Botanical Cemetery. (DVA) Official Commemoration - Memorial Location: Wall 159/Row F.
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World War 2 Service

13 Oct 1939: Involvement Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Brigadier, SN 25
13 Oct 1939: Involvement Brigadier, SN 25 (NX1), 6th Division Headquarters
13 Oct 1939: Enlisted Brigadier, SN 25 (NX1), 6th Division Headquarters, Sydney, NSW, Australia
13 Oct 1939: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Brigadier, SN 25
16 Apr 1942: Honoured Officer of the Order of the British Empire
4 Dec 1945: Discharged Brigadier, SN 25 (NX1), 6th Division Headquarters
4 Dec 1945: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Brigadier, SN 25

Malayan Emergency Service

14 Jan 1954: Honoured Commander of the Order of the British Empire

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Biography contributed by Daniel Bishop

Son of Brigadier-General Godfrey George Howy IRVING [ IRVING, Godfrey George Howy (1867-1937) (adb.anu.edu.au) ], & Ada Minnie Margueritta (nee DERHAM) IRVING.

Next of Kin - Wife:  [IRVING, Violet] Violet Vaughan (nee HISKENS) IRVING.