OCS Portsea Alumni Class of Dec 1973

The aim of this website is to record for posterity the year that was: the life and times of the Officer Cadet School of Australia, graduating class of 14 December 1973.  The records on this site include our training which commenced on 11 January 1973, graduation, post-graduate military service, civilian life (where posted) and reunions.

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Tue 27, Jul 2021

It is with the deepest regret and a very sad heart that I bring you the news of the passing of one of our classmates Peter G. Raue on 8 July 2021.

Peter had a varied and distinguished career (read Alumni Profile) and many of us would remember CSM Raue with fond memories from our year together at OCS.

Peter’s graduation from Portsea

Peter is survived by his wife Sue, daughter Amanda and son John. – RIP



Virtual Statue Unveiling 18 March 2021

Thu 25, Mar 2021

A brief history of the Officer Cadet School followed by the unveiling of the newly built statue at Portsea on 18th March 2021. The statue is located on the site of the old memorial wall near Badcoe Hall. The new monument includes a Roll of Honour.