Fred Prant

Vale Fred Prant
Casey 74, Macca 76

Fred served as the Carpenter at Casey in 1974 and at Macquarie Island in 1976.

Fred was a regular at Midwinter Dinners in Queensland from 1977 to 1992, missing only 1991 according to records held. He regularly kept in touch with Antarctic affairs, apologied for non-attendance at functions and maintained his (financial) membership of the ANARE Club.

Fred’s wife, Frieda, pre-deceased him. Family, Loani and Alan, are listed in the funeral notice.  The funeral notice for Fred Prant appeared in the Courier Mail, Brisbane, Wednesday 27 July 2011, and the funeral was held the following day. Info supplied by David Carstens.

This information was provided by David Carstens and was posted on 1 August 2011.