Stretton, Alan, 1922-

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Stretton had a varied career as a sportsman, lawyer, soldier, public servant and author. He was Chief of Staff of the Australian Forces in Vietnam, in 1969-1970. Stretton came to greatest public prominence as officer in charge of the relief operations in Darwin following Cyclone Tracy in December 1974.

From the description of Cuttings album relating to General Stretton and to the 1974 Darwin Cyclone (Cyclone Tracy) [microform]. [19--] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225818764

Role Title Holding Repository
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associatedWith Parkes, Henry, Sir, 1815-1896. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Australia--Darwin (N.T.)
Australia
Subject
Generals--Archives
Disaster relief
Cyclone Tracy, 1974
Cyclones
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Birth 1922-09-30

Death 2012-10-26

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