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Alex Griffiths – Passed Away 1 February 2017 – Aged 90 Something

06 Feb 17
Peter Bull
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Alex had a Seniority date of 17.2.1943 so that may make him about 92 years of age at his passing.

Alex’s daughter, Christine Murdoch, advised Keith McCredden of Alex’s passing.

No other details are known at this time but I will update you on funeral service details when they become known or you can check for yourself by clicking here.

Alexander Griffiths transferred to OTC from A.W.A. as Telegraphist, studied in the Cable School and then served at Cottesloe from 1954 to 1957 when he returned to Sydney for a refresher course. Alex went to Suva later that year.

Alex worked on the Apollo-Soyuz launch for OTC at Doonside in 1975

May He Rest In Peace

Alex APOLLO-SOYUZ 1975

4 Comments

  1. Peter Bull February 6, 2017 at 3:59 pm

    My regards to family

    I knew Alex well

    He was a lovely man

    There are too many the old cable men going

    Rest In Peace.
    Noel Chapman

  2. Peter Bull February 6, 2017 at 4:03 pm

    WHEN I BOUGHT THE CLUB HOTEL IN 1976 ALEX WHO WAS FOND OF FOSSICKING CAME TO EMMAVILLE.

    WE WERE SHORT OF A FEW POWER POINTS IN THE KITCHEN.

    ALEX WIRED THEM IN AND THEY ARE STILL THERE AFTER 40 YEARS

    WE ALSO HAD ONE NIGHT ON THE BEER
    REGARDS BARRY RILEY

  3. Peter Bull February 7, 2017 at 1:13 pm

    Here is a pix of Alex taken at a re-union about 10 years ago.

    Cheers
    Deanne Laws

  4. Peter Bull February 15, 2017 at 8:19 am

    Attended Alec Griffiths funeral this am. Greg Martyn also attended. Good to see Greg again.

    Memories & Memorabilia really flowed over a cup of tea. Kris, Denis, Paul & one other (memory lapse) all very pleased to see us & met Grand/Great Grand children

    Well attended & went very well. It was noted that a condolence message was received from Keith McCredden & on-behalf of his OTC work mates & OTVA.

    The oldest daughter Kris really will miss her dad.

    Except for missing the GPS instructions to exit & had to go back & heavy rain in patches, I was very pleased I made the effort to attend & bring a bit of comfort to their sad loss.

    Sadly we have lost so many but it certainly has been a good innings.

    Regards
    Joe Collister

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