Jim Barry

Jim Barry

Major General Jim Barry AM,MBE,RFD,ED (Retd) served in the Australian Defence Force as a Reservist, enlisting in Artillery in 1951 and retiring as Commander of the Third Division in 1989. As well as his distinguished career as a Citizen soldier, he has been a prominent businessman, Olympic Sports Administrator and Community Leader. He became National President of the Defence Reserves Association in 2008. MAJGEN Jim Barry is Patron of MHHV.

Artillery & Engineers at Olympic Park

On Friday, 28 March 2014, The Hon Ted Baillieu MLA, unveiled an impressive military plaque on Olympic Boulevard, outside the new AAMI Park stadium, the location of which now covers where the Northern Engineer’s Depot and the Southern Artillery Depot were located from 1935 till 1991.

Subscribe to our FREE MHHV newsletter here

We are proud to have the support of the following organisations: