Vale - Ron Coridas

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Vale - Ron Coridas

Post by Admin on Wed 20 Feb 2013, 01:30

Vale - Ron Coridas

Sincere condolences to all Ron's family and friends on their recent loss.
Ron (Ronald William) Coridas Crossed the Bar on 18th Feb 2013 aged 75 years.

Ron joined the Royal Australian Navy as a recruit seaman in MELBOURNE 29th August 1955 at the age of 17 years.

He served a vast amount of time in HMAS Cerberus as well as HMAS Voyager, HMAS Sydney and HMAS Anzac.
Finished service as a CPOTI after more than 20 years service.

Entries have been added to the Vale page of both websites.

Ron spent many years of his time enjoying life at Yorkeys Knob (Far North Queensland)

Tomorrow (Thursday 21st Feb), a memorial service will be held in Cairns at “Cordy’s”golf club Cairns area: A funeral service is not happening.
A current serving Warrant Officer, whose first name is Peter will be reading out any/all emails forwarded on Ron at the memorial.

Farewell and smooth seas on your final voyage to God's harbour shipmate

Lest we forget

Les Sheehan
Webmaster
Voyager http://voyager-reunions.webs.com
FESR http://www.fesrnavy.asn.au

Email Replies
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Ist email reply from Gerry Walsh and I replied providing info that Ron was in Voyager during 1957 -1960.

HI LES I WAS ON THE VOYAGER FROM THE13-9-61 UNTIL 24-8-62. DO YOU KNOW IF HE WAS ON VOYAGER THEN . GERRY WALSH EX STOKER
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2nd Email from Jack Aaron
Thanks, Les May the big fella rest in peace. Regards, Jack

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3rd email reply from Bob (Ossie) & Val Osborne

Thanks Les, I knew him well.

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4th Email reply from John Warren

I was sorry to hear about the passing of Ron Coridas. I served with him
on voyager, he was a real good bloke, and one of natures gentlemen, I
know he will be missed by al who knew him, regards John Warren.
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Last edited by Admin on Fri 29 Mar 2013, 01:25; edited 4 times in total (Reason for editing : Added Service information.)
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