Ron served for 37 years in the Australian Army Reserve as an infantry officer and retired with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.  He was awarded the Reserve Force Decoration for his service.

Ron is a military historian, battlefield guide and speaker on military history.

Ron is an associate member of the UK based International Guild of Battlefield Guides.

He is Deputy Chairman of the Army Museum of NSW Foundation and a volunteer guide at the Australian Army Museum of NSW at Victoria Barracks , Sydney.

Ron is a member of:

·         The Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Strategic Studies NSW

·         The Australian branch of the Western Front Association

·         The Association of 4th Infantry Battalions

·         The Military Historical Society of NSW

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