Major Tim Moroney Ret'd

President Goodna RSL Sub-Branch

Tim joined the RSL is 1969 whilst serving in the army, just after he returned from active service in Vietnam.

He has always been passionate about helping other veterans, and seeing them transition back into civilian life well.

For the past 15 years as an active member of the Queensland RSL, he has drawn on his experience as an entertainer, and spent time presenting at schools around South East Queensland, about Anzac and Remembrance Days.

Spanning 34 years, Tim’s service began on the 3rd of August, 1966. His active service includes Vietnam and the battle of Coral/Balmoral. He was promoted from Private through to Warrant Officer Class One by age 31, then later commissioned to the rank of Captain, where he commanded several logistics units. He was promoted to Major in 1994, before reluctantly retiring in 2000 due to ill health.

His Grandfather was British army from the late 1800’s to 1925 and served in Ireland Trooping the Colours. Prior to WWI he served in India, before landing in the trenches of France, on his way home when the War broke out, decorated for bravery on two occasions. Tim’s other Grandfather and two great uncles served with the Australian Light Horse, and his father served in the army during WWII.

Currently the President of the Goodna RSL sub-branch, Tim loves this meaningful and beautiful story, and along with the other members of his branch, is proud to have contributed financial support to the production of ‘Remember’.


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