Eric Feldt

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Eric Feldt
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Commander Eric Feldt c.1940s
Born (1899-01-03)3 January 1899
Cardwell, Queensland
Died 12 March 1968(1968-03-12) (aged 69)
New Farm, Queensland
Allegiance  Australia
Service/branch  Royal Australian Navy
Years of service 1913–1945
Rank Commander
Commands held Coastwatchers
Battles/wars

First World War
Second World War

Awards Officer of the Order of the British Empire

Commander Eric Augustas Feldt OBE, RAN (3 January 1899 – 12 March 1968) was an officer in the Royal Australian Navy and the director of the Coastwatchers organisation for much of the Second World War.

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Books[edit]

  • Clemens, Martin (2004). Alone on Guadalcanal: A Coastwatcher's Story (reissue ed.). Bluejacket Books. ISBN 1-59114-124-9. 
  • Feuer, A. B. (1992). Coastwatching in World War II (Stackpole Military History Series). Westport, Connecticut, U.S.A.: Stackpole Books. ISBN 0-8117-3329-7. 
  • Lord, Walter (2006) [1977]. Lonely Vigil; Coastwatchers of the Solomons. Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1-59114-466-3. 
  • Macdougal, A. (2002). Australians at War: A Pictorial History. The Five Mile Press. ISBN 1-86503-865-2. 

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Further reading[edit]

  • Feldt, Eric Augustas (1946). The Coastwatchers. Oxford University Press. ASIN B0007DYJIE. 

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