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

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.




  • 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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