Aidan Grimes ANZAC of the Year 2012

28 Jun 2012 1:07 PMAidan Grimes ANZAC of the Year 2012

Aidan Grimes and his wife, Kris attended the QLD RSL AGM in Port Douglas where Aidan was presented with the National RSL ANZAC of the Year Award 2012 in recognition of his outstanding service.

Aidan Grimes was humbled by the announcement that he was to be awarded ANZAC of the Year 2012 as he completed the Kokoda Track for his 78th time.  This prestigious award was presented to Aidan in June at the QLD RSL AGM for his “exceptional service to the Australian Community demonstrating compassion, endurance and dedication” as cited on the medal. The RSL National Executive, Ken Doolan recognises his “outstanding service to fellow Australians and to the Community in a positive, selfless and compassionate manner in accordance with the best traditions exemplified by ANZAC