Vale 57068 Brigadier Rodney Gerard Curtis AM, MC (ret’d) – 9RAR – SAS

  • 83 years old
  • Born on March 12, 1940 in Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  • Passed away on October 19, 2023 in Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Rod was the loving husband of Anne for 53 years; devoted dad to Tim and Simon; the doting ‘Grandpa Rock’ to Ryan, Grace, Emily, Ava and Lucy; the loving brother ‘Pip’ to Tony and Fran; and the cheeky ‘Uncle Rod’ to Sue, Cathy, Libby and Phil, Helen, Sarah and Anne Marie.

Rod was a proud Aquinian, an Army Officer of the Class of ’63, a former SAS Officer including being the Commanding Officer of the SAS and Commander Special Action Forces. He was also a member of the RSL, a Legatee and avocado farmer and real estate agent.

Rod touched the lives of so many through his kindness, selflessness and generosity. He trained and inspired a generation of young military leaders.

We will remember him forever.

FUNERAL SERVICE: Rod’s funeral will be at Norfolk Chapel, Karrakatta Cemetery on Friday 3rd November at 12pm (1200 hours).


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  • Mark Britton October 24, 2023   Reply →

    RIP Brigadier Curtis, my condolences to my friend Tim and extended family.


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