Vale Bob Wood OAM

Bob Wood OAM
Bob Wood OAM

Bob Wood passed away on 17 July 2021.

Bob was a member of the Maroondah Bushwalking Club back in the eighties, and had a lifelong passion for bushwalking, ski touring and sharing the outdoors with others.

Bob was an active member of Bush Search and Rescue Victoria from 1987 to 1995 including:

  • Wilsons Promontory search, 1987
  • Strathbogie Ranges search, 1987
  • Field Organiser, Lake Cobbler/Mount Cobbler Search, 1996
  • Field Organiser, Woods Point Search, 1994
  • Training Organising Committee member, 1991-1992 and 1994-1995

Bob was awarded and Order of Australia Medal (OAM) on 26 Jan 2018 for service to the community, particularly through emergency response organisations including the Country Fire Authority and Bush Search and Rescue Victoria.

Bush Search and Rescue offers our condolences to Bob’s family and friends.

Last Updated on January 4, 2023