Patrick Moonie

Vale- Patrick Moonie

Mawson 1967 Winter Radio Operator
Mawson 1969 Winter
Mawson 1971 Winter
Mawson 1973 Winter
Mawson 1975 Winter


Friday’s Canberra Times contained a death notice for Patrick John Moonie (AKA Omik – Radio Operator extraordinaire) 28.7.1936 – 10.2.2016.
Patrick’s Antarctic service record included Mawson67, M69, M71, M73, M75.
In later years he worked in the Parliament House services area and was then Secretary of the Canberra ANARE Group. He was the organiser of the Canberra Midwinter dinners until ill-health overtook him. He passed away after several years in Kankinya Nursing Home.
In Saturday’s Canberra Times a further notice appeared:
“Requiem Mass for Patrick will be celebrated at St Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Sternberg Crescent Wanniassa on MONDAY 15 February commencing at 10:30 am.”

email  from Simon Cowling/Jan Adolph- 14 feb 16.