Every week sees a few more old boys register with the FDMC Foundation. We get especially excited when it is someone from the "early days" of the College, so we were delighted to hear from Gerard (Gerry) Purcell. Gerry was a student at FDMC in the 1960's and as you can see from his brief resume below Gerry has been pretty active ever since.
Left FDMC in May'68. Joined RNZN in Jan'69. Active Service Vietnam 1971 whilst on Exchange with USN. Britannia Royal Naval College (UK) 1971/2. Supply Officer HMNZ Ships Monowai (1977/8), Taranaki (1978), Waikato (1985/6). NZ Defence Attache Melbourne 1990/2. Represented Navy at Cross-country and Maratho! n. Retired Apr'95 as LtCdr. Medals: NZOSM, NZGSM(Warlike) w/Vietnam, NZAFA, NZDSM, Vietnam Medal (USA), Chief of Naval Staff's Cmmdntn. Currently (2012) managing Welcome Bay Community Centre in Tauranga
An Old Boy's Card
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The FDMC Foundation exists to keep old boys aware of their old school and give them the chance to stay connected.