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White, Peter Nicholson Duckett

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Birth Date: 19 January 1936 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 13 February 2005 (Southport, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Alan Ernest Duckett White and Doris (nee Nicholson)

Family: Shirley Estelle Mace in 1964, 1 son, 1 daughter

Education: Various Queensland primary schools; The Southport School, 1947 to 1953; Royal Military College, Duntroon, 1954 to 1957; Bachelor of Arts, Australian National University, 1970 to 1972

Religion: Church of England

Career

Party Positions:

  1. (LIB) Chairman, Nerang Branch
  2. (LIB) Member, Government Party Committees: Premier's; Maritime Services and Tourism; Education; Industry and Administrative Services
  3. (LIB) Vice Chairman, McPherson Branch, 1976

Official Awards: In 1968 he was awarded a Military Cross for his courage and leadership during military operations in Bien Hoa, Vietnam, during the 1968 offensive

Military Service: Regular Army officer, 1954 to 1974; Rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel by 1971 in Royal Australian Infantry Corps; Served in Australia; Malaya, 1960 to 1961; Vietnam, 1967 to 1968; New Guinea; and the United Kingdom; Commanded the 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, 1973 to 1974


Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly LIB Southport 12 Nov 1977 29 Nov 1980

Other Seats: Member of the House of Representatives (Federal), Liberal, McPHERSON, Qld, 21 Feb 1981 to 19 Feb 1990

Additional Information

Notes: Interests include swimming, tennis, reading, gardening, building and travel

Sources: Image sourced from the collection of the Queensland Parliamentary Library and Research Service

[Last Modified: Wednesday, 12 July 2017]