Johan Durnez OAM

In Ieper Belgium, on 4 June 2013 FFFAIF member Johan Durnez was presented with his Order of Australia Medal by Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC CVO Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia and Patron in Chief of the Families and Friends of the First AIF.

Photo: Johan Durnez OAM []

Joahn received his award for service to Australian-Belgian relations, particularly his contribution to promoting the role played by Australians during World War I in Belgium.

For further details on the ceremony visit the Governor General of Australia’s website by clicking here and scrolling down to 4 June.

Johan was interviewed on the ABC Radio’s program AM. To here this interview click here.

Congratulations Johan from the Families and Fiends of the First AIF.

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