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Alan O'Connor, Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity

After achieving his Doctorate in Philosophy at the age of 64,  Alan has continued to enrich his life by volunteering.  He recently spent some time in India with Habitat for Humanity.  Read about his time building houses here.

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We were pleased to welcome Alan back to Marcellin recently when he attended the annual Canterbury Roaders Luncheon.  Alan was School Captain when here and was able to catch up with Dennis Clarebrough his Vice Captain as well as many others. 

Alan recently attended a special Anzac Day service and sent through these words:


I have been in Canberra for the past week with about 80 colleagues from the Royal Aust Army Ordnance Corps (RAAOC) and thought you might be interested in some of the pictures.  It has been 47 years since I served and more than
50 for some present.  The memorial opened at Queanbeyan was a fitting way of remembering the Corps service. I attended the Last Post ceremony on the eve of ANZAC Day and was fortunate to meet the AWM director Dr Brendan Nelson.
The actual march was held in beautiful weather and is probably the only time many of us will march in Canberra.