Very sad to hear about David Jones. I guess it makes us
all stop and think. I feel more like getting out and enjoying life with my
wife while we still have the chance.
You asked for a rundown on what I've been doing since WRE.
It sounds pretty boring but here it is:
After leaving the apprenticeship I joined the regular Army and
was involved with heavy weapons, then Army Aviation, but resigned after two
years as a result of hearing damage.
I worked at Adelaide Uni from 1968 to 1985, mostly in
electronics. During this time I undertook certificate and degree studies
I set up and ran an electronics consultancy from 1985 to 1991
doing custom digital design work.
Worked for the Thomson Group in Adelaide first as the factory
manager then as their chief technical officer carrying out R&D on towed
Left Thomson after six years to continue sonar research with
Nautronix in Fremantle where I am currently employed as a Systems Specialist.
I have been married 31 years to Jill (best decision I ever
made) and have two boys, both taller than me.
I like sailing when work schedules permit.
Who lock wired shut all the doors on Glen Frost's car before he left to get
I heard that Glen died in a fishing accident a few years after
we completed our apprenticeships. Does anyone know the details and can