Peter Ryan , OAM
1943 - 2017

Pete was a proud Royal Australian Air Force Vietnam Veteran, and a dedicated and passionate advocate for his fellow veterans, serving on almost 20 veterans committees and organisations over two decades of committed community service.
Key roles include National Vice President of the Vietnam Veterans' Association of Australia and President of the ACT Branch.
He took great pleasure in hosting Vietnam Veterans' Remembrance Day on August 18th for 15 years culminating in the 50th of the Battle of Long Tan in 2016.

Pete's efforts were recognised formally with the award, Order of Australia Medal in 2017 for 'service to veterans and their families'.

Pete passed away peacefully on the morning of 6 April at The Canberra Hospital with Robynne by his side, as always