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Joseph Curtis

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Joseph Curtis (HMAS Voyager Survivor)

Service Number - R/40797, Date of birth - 21 Sep 1921 Place of birth - UK
 
Date of passing - 24 Sept 2003 Dandenong : Age 82 yrs
Place of enlistment - England RN WW2, then after the war moved to Australia 1950 
MELBOURNE RAN : 6 yrs 1950-1956 : re-enlisted 6 yrs 1959-1965.
Next of Kin - Mary Curtis

Rate : A/B
DEE : 1st time 1956 and after re-enlistment DEE 10 May 1965

Ships : Sydney, Lonsdale, Cerberus, Barcoo, Cerberus, Quiberon, Cerberus, Voyager (Survivor), Penquin, Cerberus, Sydney


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Following information supplied by sister (Elizabeth Moore) of his Daughter-in-law who married Joseph's youngest Son.

His full name is Joseph Curtis O/N R/40797 Born 21/9/1921  West  Bromich Uk. Died 24/9/2003 Dandenong Buried in The Necropolis Springvale  He served during the Second World War in RN then came to Australia 1950  He actually saved a young ratings life holding him above water till help arrived then letting him be rescued whilst he waited for the next rescue ship. He was a member of the HMAS Voyager Survivors Assoc. until he passed away. He went with his son to a reunion. Joseph had two son's and three daughters the eldest (Linda) was a WRAN who was killed in a accident in 1967 going from Frankston to Cerberus. 

Elizabeth Moore

RIP Joseph

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